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JP is an assistant professor of Race and Public Law in America with an interdisciplinary research focus on comparative criminal-legal systems, restorative and transformative justice, racial Justice social movements, and the role of racism in American Political Development and the evolution of American criminal law. JP holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and a Law, Societies, and Justice certificate from the University of Washington. His first book project examines the global pattern of ethnic and racial disproportion in prisons and contributes to the debate regarding reform and abolition of the American penal regime on behalf of racial justice. His work has appeared in the journal Punishment and Society and is forthcoming in the journal Law and Social Inquiry. JP currently teaches POL S 346: Law & The Political System and POL S 347: Constitutional Law.