Incarceration Multimedia

Some presentations co-sponsored by the ISS’ Mass Incarceration project or related to Cornell criminal justice initiatives are featured in video format.

November 20, 2017
Myth of Race Still Embedded in Scientific Research, Scholar Says
Dorothy Roberts, professor of law, Africana studies, and sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses the biological concepts of race throughout history and in modern society at the 2017 ISS Annual Lecture.
December 5, 2016
Bruce Levitt on the Power of Prison Theater
Bruce Levitt examines the impact of theater on the lives of incarcerated men.
September 27, 2016
Mass Incarceration
Glenn Martin of JustLeadershipUSA discusses the ongoing issue of mass incarceration in the United States.
September 26, 2016
Educate the Vote
This academic debate occurred immediately before the first 2016 presidential debate. The debate focused on the issues of mass incarceration and immigration.
March 15, 2016
New Book Sheds Light on High U.S. Incarceration Rate

Peter Enns, the ISS’ Incarceration project team leader, discusses the U.S. incarceration problem.
June 10, 2015
Students Reflect on Teaching in Prison
Each year more than fifty Cornell undergraduates serve as teaching assistants in courses that are offered inside prison walls. In this video a few of them to reflect on their experience with the Cornell Prison Education Program.
April 25, 2015
The American Dream: Opportunities and Challenges
Speakers include Peter Enns, ISS’ Mass Incarceration team leader.
December 10, 2014
2014 Commencement Video
The Cornell Prison Education Program community convened for a heartwarming ceremony to confer A.A. degrees to our second graduating class at the state prison in Auburn, New York.