Khalilah Brown-Dean
Published August 25, 2017

Khalilah Brown-Dean is an associate professor of political science and senior director for Inclusive Excellence at Quinnipiac University. Her research interests include the political dynamics surrounding the criminal justice system, especially as it relates to voting rights policies. She is host of Disrupted on Connecticut Public Radio.

Before coming to Quinnipiac, Brown-Dean was the Peter Strauss Family assistant professor of African-American studies at Yale University. Her political commentary and analysis has been featured in a number of outlets including The New York Times, the American Urban Radio Network and WNPR’s “Where We Live” blog. Her book Once Convicted, Forever Doomed: Race Punishment and Governance explores how humans’ relationship to punishment impairs both the strength and function of American governance.

Expertise: Criminal justice, voting rights, political dynamics, mass incarceration, public policy

Location: Hamden, Conn.


Phone: (203) 582-6406

Twitter: @KBDPHD

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