Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Dr. Everett interviewed by Alaska Dispatch News about increased number of women in prison in Alaska

Dr. Ron Everett, Justice faculty, was interviewed by the Alaska Dispatch News about the increase in the number of women who are incarcerated in the Alaska correctional system.  Dr. Everett noted that women are most often incarcerated for drug and property offenses, and that the severity of the punishment for drug offenses has increased over time.

Dr. Everett's areas of research include corrections and racial/ethnic bias in sentencing. 
Read the story:
"With more Alaska women incarcerated than ever, some moved to men's jail" by Michelle Theriault Boots. Alaska Dispatch News, January 10, 2015.