Journal of Higher Education in Prison



Editorial Board

Editorial Board

The Editorial Board is comprised of scholars and researchers working in and shaping the growing field of higher education in prison, including scholars and researchers who are currently and formerly incarcerated.

Executive Editors

Erin Castro, University of Utah

Mary Gould, Saint Louis University

Managing Editor

Breea Willingham, State University of New York, Plattsburgh

Editorial Board

Susannah Bannon, Texas State University

Pamela Cappas-Toro, Stetson University

Patrick Conway, Boston College

Erin Corbett, Second Chance Educational Alliance, Inc.

André deQuadros, Boston University

Baz Dreisinger, City University of New York’s John Jay College

Andy Eisen, Stetson University

Tanya Erzen, University of Puget Sound

David Evans, Common Good Atlanta

Michelle Fine, City University of New York

Raphael Ginsberg, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Brady Heiner, California State University, Fullerton

Erin Kerrison, University of California, Berkeley

Amos Lee, University of California, Riverside

Amy Lerman, University of California, Berkeley

Jill McCorkel, Villanova University

Erica Meiners, Northeastern Illinois University

Logan Middleton, University of Toronto

Bahiyyah Muhammad, Howard University

Elizabeth Nelson, Indiana University

Jelena Petrovic, Stetson University

Dylan Rodríguez, University of California, Riverside

Xuan Santos, University of California, San Marcos

Robert Scott, Cornell University

Oscar Fabian Soto, University of California, Santa Barbara and University of California, San Marcos

Kaia Stern, Harvard University

Shon Wheatley, East Tennessee State University

Apply to Join the Editorial Board

The Journal of Higher Education in Prison (JHEP) accepts Editorial Board applications on a rolling basis. Following the selection of the first Editorial Board for JHEP, announced in Summer 2020, Editorial Board applications will be reviewed annually, starting in 2021.

To apply to join the Journal of Higher Education in Prison Editorial Board please click here to complete the online application form. The following information will be requested:

  • First and Last Name
  • Email Address (if applicable)
  • Mailing address (if this is your preferred method of communication)
  • Title (if applicable)
  • Professional Affiliation (if applicable)
  • Professional Website (if applicable)
  • a brief overview of why you want to join the Editorial Board of the Journal of Higher Education in Prison (150—200 words)
  • a brief overview of why you think a journal of higher education in prison is important/relevant (150-200 words)


  • be available to review two manuscript submissions per year (or provide an alternative reviewer, such as a colleague or graduate student)
  • provide recommendations for reviewers and future Editorial Board members (and participate in the selection process)
  • contribute feedback, when promoted, to updates, special edition topic proposals, and reports provided from the journal Editor(s)
  • share articles with your professional, academic, and personal networks

Download the editorial board application form (to apply by mail)

Complete the online editorial board application form

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