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Teaching in Prisons

A teacher in the Prison Arts program helps a student participate in the class.

Alexa Tullett is used to large, full lecture halls on the first day of her “Introduction to Psychology” classes. Dozens of students fill the seats and flip through paper syllabi, where lectures, readings, and assignments take up most of the text on the pages. However, her first day of her “Science of the Brain” class last fall looked quite different— she traded a lecture hall for a prison. Tullett, an associate professor of psychology, was the first Arts and Sciences’ […]

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