2017 Behind Bars Conference Speakers

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Behind Bars: Ethics and Human Rights in U.S. Prisons Conference Schedule

Keynote Speaker:

Danielle Allen
Director, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics
James Bryant Conant University Professor
Harvard University

Featured conference speakers:

Mary Baxter
Inaugural Fellow, Right of Return Fellowship Program

Shannon Bell
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Boston University School of Medicine
Maryanne C. Bombaugh, MD 2017 Maryanne Bombaugh
Vice President, Massachusetts Medical Society
Chair, Massachusetts Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Boyd J. Wesley Boyd
Associate Professor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Faculty, HMS Center for Bioethics
Staff Psychiatrist and Founder and Codirector of the Human Rights and Asylum Clinic
Cambridge Health Alliance
Fredrick Clay
Kathleen Dennehy
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Brandeis University
National Council on Crime & Delinquency
Former Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Corrections
Mika'il DeVeaux
Assistant Adjunct Professor 
Silberman School of Social Work
Hunter College (CUNY)
Louie Diaz
Substance Abuse Counselor and Re-entry Specialist
Middlesex County Sherriff's Office
Stuart Grassian, Psychiatrist
Amanda Hayes
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
Mik Kinkhead
Staff Attorney and Prison Justice Project Director, Sylvia Rivera Law Project
Louis Kraus Louis Kraus
The Woman's Board Professor of Child Psychiatry; Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Director, Section of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; and Director, Autism Assessment, Research, Treatment & Services (AARTS) Program at Rush Medical College
Robert Marlin
Director, Coordinated Care Program for Political Violence Survivors and Attending Physician, Cambridge Health Alliance; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Jenny Phillips 
Producer/Director, Beyond the Wall
Debra Pinals
Director, Program in Psychiatry, Law, and Ethics, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Medical Director, Behavioral Health and Forensic Programs Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Deborah Alejandra Popowski
Executive Director, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, NYU School of Law
George Powell 
Andrea Ritchie
Researcher-in-Residence on Race, Gender, Sexuality and Criminalization, Social Justice Institute
Barnard Center for Research on Women
Stefanie Rivera
Joli Sparkman Joli Sparkman Kaia Stern
Director, Prison Studies Project, Harvard University
Marc Stern, MD, MPH
Assistant Affiliate Professor, Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington
Clinical Professor, School of Public Health, University of Albany
Massachusetts General Hospital Optimum
Care Committee
Joel Thompson Joel Thompson
Staff Attorney, Prisoners' Legal Services of Massachusetts and Clinical Instructor, Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project, Harvard Law School