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Kaia Stern

Adjunct Lecturer on Education
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Degree:  Ph.D., Emory University, (2008)
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Office:  Larsen 410
Faculty Assistant:  Jeffrey Brisbin


Kaia Stern is cofounder and director of the Prison Studies Project, which began at Harvard University in 2008. Her work focuses on transformative justice, dignity and education in prison. Her first book, Voices from American Prisons: Faith, Education and Healing (Routledge, 2014) introduces the voices of people living, working and studying in U.S. Prisons and offers an analysis of penal confinement as well as avenues for reform. Stern has taught at Sing Sing, Norfolk, and Framingham prisons as well as Emory University, New York Theological Seminary, and the University of California. Stern is ordained as an interfaith minister, holds a doctorate in religion from Emory University, and an M.A. of theological studies from the Harvard Divinity School.

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