Public Engagement

Good Intentions Have Never Been Enough,” an excerpt from This Is My Jail for In These Times.

Interview with Unsung Histories on the history of the Cook County Jail.

Interview with This Week in Black History, Society, and Culture about This Is My Jail.

Book launch conversation with Chicago Collections Consortium.

A Point of No Return,” an excerpt from This Is My Jail for Inquest.

Appearance on PBS’ The Open Mind: “Incarceration and Injustice.”

Discussion on COVIDCalls, “Prisons and COVID-19.”

Interview on Kite Line– WFHB,  “A History of Cook County Jail.”

Interview with Deseret News about Gayle Ruzicka and the Utah Eagle Forum.

Interview with South Side Weekly on the history of bail reform in Chicago.

Interview with the Hartford Courant on the #MeToo social media trend.

Appearance on Chapters Podcast talking with Mary Mahoney about my life as a reader.

Interview with The Chronicle of Higher Education about “Why Historians Want You to Journal in the Age of Trump.”

An article I wrote for Chronicle Vitae on how graduate students can manage their teaching loads.

Interview with the Chicago Reporter about jail deaths.

An article I wrote for The Marshall Project about Winston Moore, a Cook County Jail warden.

Interview with The Week about “How Your Local Jail Became Hell.”