Khalil Gibran Muhammad

Ford Foundation Professor Of History, Race, And Public Policy, Hks; Suzanne Young Murray Professor, Radcliffe
Harvard University

Khalil Gibran Muhammad’s scholarship examines the broad intersections of race, democracy, inequality and criminal justice in modern US History. He is co-editor of “Constructing the Carceral State,” a special issue of the Journal of American History (June 2015), and a contributor to a 2014 National Research Council study, The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences, as well as the author of The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America. Much of Khalil’s work has been featured in national print and broadcast media outlets, including the New York Times, New Yorker, Washington Post, The Nation, National Public Radio, Moyers and Company, and MSNBC.

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