SU extension associate contributes to privatized prison book

SU extension associate contributes to privatized prison book

POSTED: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 5:00am

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 5:04am

The SU Ag Center recognizes Mrs. Tiffany Wilkerson-Franklin, Extension Associate, for her contribution to a recent book publication.

She co-authored a book chapter entitled, “Private Prisons as Economic Development: Evidence and Implications for Public Policy.” The book is titled “Prison Privatization: The Many Facets of a Controversial Industry,Volume II: Private Prisons and Private Profit".

Other authors include Drs. Leslie Taylor-Grover and Eric Horent, both from the Nelson Mandela School of Public Policy, Southern University A&M College in Baton Rouge, LA. Mrs. Franklin completed the policy implications and the conclusion portions of the aforementioned book chapter.

“It is my distinct honor to recognize Mrs. Tiffany Wilkerson-Franklin,” said Dr. Gina E. Eubanks, Vice Chancellor for Extension. “We are proud of Mrs. Franklin for her accomplishments and look forward to future contributions to the field of public policy regarding vulnerable populations, and here at the Southern University Ag Center.”

Franklin is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in Public Policy with a concentration in Sustainable Futures.

The book’s ISBNs are 10: 0313395713 | and 13: 978-0313395710, available online at Amazon. This three-volume set brings together noted scholars and experts in the field to provide a comprehensive treatment of the subject of privatized prisons in the United States.

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