Novel Justice: Punishing Places by Jessica Simes

March 02, 2022 • 12:30 PM • Virtual

Novel Justice is a book event series hosted by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and to engage in Q&A with faculty and students. Dr. Jessica Simes is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Boston University. Her work contributes to sociological research on racial inequality, mass incarceration, the conditions of prison confinement, and the social structure of cities. Her book, Punishing Places: The Geography of Mass Incarceration, applies a unique spatial analysis to mass incarceration in the United States. Join us for a conversation and Q&A with Simes about her work. The book can be purchased here:…. Registration is required. RSVP here: Sponsored by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. For more information, contact Marlyn Dail at