EES Faculty and Students Featured in “13 Scholars Shedding Light on The Roots of Racial Injustice” on the GC website

Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Victor St. John, Marlene Nava Ramos, Carla Shedd

Three in the EES community were just featured on the Graduate Center’s recent homepage feature: “13 Scholars Shedding Light on the Roots of Racial Injustice”
Dr. Setha Low, who has edited a new book, Spaces of Security: Ethnographies of Security-scapes, Surveillance, and Control.
EES student Marlene Nava Ramos (advisor, Dr. Ruth Wilson Gilmore, GC),Rather than “criminalizing poverty,” Ramos wants New York City to eliminate its notorious Rikers Island prison complex and all of its jails.
And Dr. Ruth Wilson Gilmore (Graduate Center) whose inspirational work has long advocated for abolishing prisons.
Read more about their work here.