Dr. Khalilah L. Brown-Dean

Khalilah Brown Dean
Associate Professor of Political Science, Quinnipiac University

Brown-Dean is a scholar and criminal justice reform advocate, using her research and activism to highlight social issues brought about by mass incarceration and the death penalty. In 2009, she was named the Senior Justice Advocacy Fellow by George Soros’ Open Society Foundation. As a fellow, she examined voter registration and mobilization strategies in five communities in Connecticut where the rate of incarceration is high but civic engagement is low.