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The Horrible Psychology of Solitary Confinement

"Baz Dreisinger has spent the last decade of her life in prison. A few of them. In New York, Australia, Thailand, Brazil, and a few other countries. But she has never been arrested, nor convicted of a crime.

Baz Dreisinger is a professor at the City University of New York’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She founded the Prison to College Pipeline Program where she trains incarcerated individuals in English and creative writing. When her students complete her program, and are released from prison, they are guaranteed a seat at CUNY. Baz is also the author of…

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