Mary Gould

Mary Gould

Director

Mary (PhD, University of Utah) leads the strategic direction and operations for the Alliance. Prior to being hired as the Alliance’s first Director in 2018, she served as co-chair (with Sean Pica, Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison) of the strategic planning process (2015-2016) that led to the formation of the network and served on the Alliance's Founding Advisory Board. Mary continues to maintain an appointment in the department of communication at Saint Louis University and is the former director of the Saint Louis University Prison Education Program. Mary researches, publishes and teaches on the topics of critical pedagogy, communication and community engagement, and higher education in prison.

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