Eri­ca R. Mein­ers is author of sev­er­al books, includ­ing Right to Be Hos­tile: Schools, Pris­ons, and the Mak­ing of Pub­lic Ene­mies (2009), (2009) and For the Chil­dren? Pro­tect­ing Inno­cence in a Carcer­al State (forth­com­ing from Uni­ver­si­ty of Min­neso­ta 2016), and arti­cles in wide range of aca­d­e­m­ic jour­nals, mag­a­zines, blogs and antholo­gies, includ­ing Merid­i­ans, Windy City Times, Women’s Stud­ies Quar­ter­ly, ReThink­ing Schools, Cap­tive Gen­ders, and Jacobin. The Bernard J. Brom­mel Dis­tin­guished Research Pro­fes­sor at North­east­ern Illi­nois Uni­ver­si­ty, she is cur­rent­ly a Soros Jus­tice Fel­low writ­ing on reduc­ing our nation’s reliance on crim­i­nal­iza­tion to end sex­u­al violence.
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