Baz Dreisinger

A professor of English at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, Baz Dreisinger works broadly to increase access to higher education for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals. She founded the Prison-to-College Pipeline program, which offers college courses and reentry planning to incarcerated men throughout New York State. She also serves as Executive Director of the Incarceration Nations Network (INN), a global network and think tank that supports, instigates and popularizes innovative prison reform efforts around the world. Dreisinger, who authored Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World, was named a 2018 Global Fulbright Scholar.