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Mary Fainsod Katzenstein

Mary Fainsod Katzenstein is Stephen and Evalyn Milman Professor of American Studies at Cornell University. She has written on advocacy politics and institutions. For the last several years, she has been teaching college classes in Auburn Correctional Facility.


More than 1.5 million children currently have a parent in prison; for 94 percent of these children, that parent is the father.

Mary Fainsod Katzenstein Mary Lyndon Shanley