Prasad's Classroom in Prison

Duke Religious Studies and Graduate Program in Religion faculty member Dr. Leela Prasad's classroom is unlike others at Duke.  It's located at Butner Correctional Institute, and includes incarcerated individuals alongside Duke graduate students. Her project "Being Human at the Margin: Gandhian Traces After Life-in-Prison" aims to connect educational efforts in U.S. prisons with those in India to examine prison reform and rehabilitation.  She is exploring the impact that Gandhian teaching has on post-prison lives. Read more here.