Combating Racial Injustice Workshop
Eighth Biannual Workshop
SPRING 2019 / APRIL 27, 2019
BLACK LIVES MATTER:
ELIMINATING RACIAL INEQUALITY
IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
Featured Speaker, Nazgol Ghandnoosh
The Sentencing Project
Nazgol Ghandnoosh, Ph.D., is a Senior Research Analyst at The Sentencing Project who conducts and synthesizes research on criminal justice policies, specifically examining racial disparities in the justice system, public opinion about punishment, and the scope of reform efforts. She has written about racial disparities in the justice system, public opinion about punishment, and the scope of reform efforts. Her report, Delaying a Second Chance: The Declining Prospects for Parole on Life Sentences, examines how states and the federal government have increased prison terms for people with parole-eligible life sentences. Dr. Ghandnoosh earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles.
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