Mobilized by Injustice

On October 8, 2020, RIPI kicked off its inaugural virtual speaker event with Dr. Hannah Walker’s presentation of her latest book, Mobilized by Injustice: Criminal Justice Contact, Political Participation and Race (available for purchase here). 

Dr. Hannah L. Walker is an assistant professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research examines the impact of the criminal justice system on American democracy with special attention to minority and immigrant communities. Previously, she served as an assistant professor of Political Science and Criminal Justice at Rutgers University (2017-2020), and a postdoctoral fellow with the Prisons and Justice Initiative at Georgetown University (2016-2017). She received her PhD in 2016 from the University of Washington.

Walker’s Mobilized by Injustice book (published by OXford University Press in 2020) won the 2020 American Political Science Association’s Racial and Ethnic Politics Section’s Best Book Award.

Her research has been published in numerous journals including the Journal of Politics, Du Bois Review, Political Psychology, Political Research Quarterly, American Politics Research, Journal of Race, ethnicity and Politics, Perspectives on Politics, Political Behavior, Politics and Gender, and Politics, Groups and Identities.

Her research has been featured in numerous national media outlets including London School of Economics American Politics and Policy Blog, Huffington Post, and The Monkey Cage.

View a recording of the event here – https://wakeforest-university.zoom.us/rec/share/CgylocRmrBHF0Y4xWo7BBH62m1tqI39MuFPLVl9XNQ-7ypzAbVc23yIoy-dl_GkD.fQ5SmTjA54iV0b59

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