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Nicole Solomon Lindahl

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Year: 4th Year Grad Student - JSP

Email: nicolelindahl@berkeley.edu

Biography:

After graduating from the Rhetoric Department at UC Berkeley in 2001, Nicole Lindahl served four years as program director and English instructor for the Prison University Project. In this position she coordinated an Associate of Arts degree program and taught English and composition courses at San Quentin State Prison. She then worked for two years as the assistant director of the Prisoner Reentry Institute at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, where she directed projects exploring entrepreneurship and education as strategies for facilitating successful prisoner reintegration. As a fourth-year graduate student in Jurisprudence and Social Policy, Nicole is studying how social relationships are formed, navigated, and policed within California prisons.

Concentrations:

Sociology of Punishment, Imprisonment, Education

Awards:

Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, 2011
UC Berkeley Graduate Fellowship, 2010-12

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