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Baz Dreisinger

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Baz Dreisinger

Founding Executive Director, Incarceration Nations Network; Founder, Prison-to-College Pipeline Program, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Baz Dreisinger

Dr. Baz Dreisinger is the Founding Executive Director of Incarceration Nations Network, a global network that promotes prison reform and justice reimagining worldwide; a Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York; the founder of John Jay’s groundbreaking Prison-to-College Pipeline program, which provides university-level education and reentry assistance to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people throughout New York State; the author of the critically acclaimed book "Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World," named a notable book for 2016 by the Washington Post; and the director of "Incarceration Nations: A Global Docuseries," which had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival 2021. A 2018 Global Fulbright Scholar and current Fulbright Scholar Specialist, Dr. Baz speaks regularly about justice issues on international media and in myriad settings around the world, and is also a journalist who writes and produces for such outlets as The New York Times and National Public Radio (NPR).