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Charlotte Rosen

Chabraja Postdoctoral Fellow in Public Service

Ph.D History, Northwestern University


Geographic Field(s):  American History, Since 1900

Thematic Field(s):  Legal and Criminal History; Political and Policy History

Principal Research Interest(s):  carceral state, prison studies, prison and police abolition, policy history, political history, theories of the state, social movement history

Charlotte Rosen is a historian and writer based in Chicago, Illinois. Her scholarship focuses on the history of prison overcrowding and prisoner resistance in the late-twentieth century U.S. You can find her work in The Journal of Policy History and The Journal of Urban History as well as in popular outlets such as The Nation, The Washington Post, and n+1. She is currently an Assistant Editor at Public Books.