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Vesla M. Weaver

Vesla M. Weaver, Assistant Professor of Political Science and African American Studies at Yale University, is coauthor of Arresting Citizenship.


Reform efforts can’t succeed unless we understand the complex political forces that gave rise to the vast and unprecedented expansion in punishment and surveillance.

Vesla M. Weaver

Is policing a public good gone bad?

Tracey L. Meares Vesla M. Weaver

How the criminal justice system degrades citizenship.

Vesla M. Weaver