Delphia Booth, PhD, is an assistant professor of Politics at Hendrix College. She currently teaches classes on the carceral state, public policy, inequality, civil society and nonprofits, and research methods. She is particularly interested in the effects of policy on individuals’ and organizations’ political engagement and efficacy, including nonprofit advocacy. During her graduate work, she taught public policy at Auburn State Prison, a maximum-security facility in upstate New York, and she is trained as a teacher for the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. Prior to her graduate studies, she worked at a community action agency in Missouri, was a Teach For America corps member in Louisiana, and helped start a community youth center in Iowa. She holds a PhD in Government and a Masters in Policy Analysis and Management, both from Cornell University. 

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