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Who We Are

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Dr. Robert S. Colter, Executive Director

Dr. Robert S. Colter is Associate Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the University of Wyoming, and has been involved in prison education through Wyoming Pathways from Prison since 2017. He published and researches in the areas of Ancient Greek Philosophy, Philosophical Pedagogy, and Prison Education. He is also the founder and director of Wyoming Stoic Camp, and was co-organizer of the 2019 UW Symposium on Transformative Education in Prison and Beyond.

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Dan Fetsco, Partnerships Coordinator

Dan Fetsco is an attorney and faculty member in the Criminal Justice & Sociology Department at the University of Wyoming. He began his career as a public defender and prosecutor in Carbon County, Wyoming, before working at the Wyoming Attorney General's office, engaging in appellate prosecution in state and federal courts, in addition to serving as the legal representative for the Wyoming Department of Corrections. He then spent 10 years as the Deputy and Executive Director of the Wyoming Board of Parole. He served on the Correctional Industry Advisory Board (CIAB), having been appointed to the CIAB by the Governor in 2014. He is also member of the Association of Paroling Authorities International (APAI), having served as Secretary for 2 terms and contributing articles to the APAI newsletter. He has also authored several law review articles on parole, restitution repayment, and inmate reentry.

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Dr. Tiger Robison, Development Coordinator

Tiger Robison, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of music education at the University of Wyoming where he teaches courses in elementary general music methods, aural theory, world music, and supervises student teachers. In research, Tiger is comfortable in the quantitative, qualitative, and philosophical realms equally. He has diverse interests related to gender, music teacher preparation, music in early childhood, and most recently, modern music-making with prisoners. Tiger serves as a national columnist for General Music Today and his research is published or in press at the Journal of Music Teacher Education, General Music Today, Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, and the Journal of Popular Music Education among others.

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Hayley Speiser, Coordinator

Hayley Speiser is the Wyoming Department of Corrections (WDOC) Correctional Education Programs Manager and has been in this position since June 2018. She has worked with the WDOC for 9 years and began her career in education as an Adult Basic Education teacher at Wyoming State Penitentiary (WSP) were she taught for 4 years before becoming the Education Manager at WSP in 2014. During her years of service, Hayley has developed a reading program (Reading on the Inside) for inmates to read to their child(ren) via DVD. she has also assisted in implementing this program at other correctional facilities throughout the state. Hayley also serves as the WDOC Mentoring Program Manager, is a Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) investigator, and Motivational Interviewing instructor.

Contact Us

Wyoming Pathways from Prison

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6200


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