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Vesla weaver

Bearing witness
American Prison Writing Archive moves to Johns Hopkins
Published June 15, 2022
With help from a Mellon Foundation grant, the archive will become the largest digital collection of writings by incarcerated people in the world after it moves to Hopkins
Political science
Generational divides in crime and punishment
Published April 29, 2019
Study finds that millennials are arrested more often than previous generations, even when they report committing fewer crimes
A pattern of 'maximum tolerance'
Published Oct 1, 2018
Kavanaugh hearings reveal a discrepancy in how affluent white offenders experience criminal justice system in America, sociologist Vesla Weaver writes /
Interdisciplinary scholars
Trailblazing social scientist joins JHU
Published Nov 6, 2017
Vesla Weaver is a leading scholar on racial inequality, criminal justice issues