Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

Homeward Book Cover

Public Talk & Policy Panel with Bruce Western

1:30pm to 3:30pm Mayo Auditorium, University of Minnesota

Book Cover of Homeward: Life in the Year After Prison

Thank you for joining the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice on April 5, 2019 for our latest event "PUBLIC TALK and POLICY PANEL with Bruce Western" at the Mayo Auditorium. 

View a video of the event below.

Columbia Professor Bruce Western spoke about his new book, Homeward: Life in the Year After Prison, followed by a response panel (which included Emily Hunt Turner [founder and CEO of All Square], Jason Sole [author of From Prison to Ph.D.], and Tyler Winkelman [clinician and investigator, Hennepin County Medical Center]) and an audience Q&A. 

This event was organized by the Criminal Justice and Health Care Systems team, which is supported by the Grand Challenges Initiative. This event was made possible with  generous support from the Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, Department of Sociology, Office of Public Engagement, Robina Institute, and the School of Public Health. 

Continuing Legal Education

An application for 2 Continuing Legal Education credits (CLE) will be submitted. 

Event Video


Speakers & Moderators

  • Bruce Western, headshot Bruce Western, Bryce Professor of Sociology and Social Justice and Co-Director of the Justice Lab at Columbia University

    Keynote speaker

  • Image of Emily Hunt Turner Emily Hunt Turner, Founder and CEO, All Square


  • image of Jason Sole Jason Sole, Author of From Ph.D. to Prison


  • Image of Tyler Winkelman Tyler Winkelman, Clinician and Investigator, Hennepin County Medical Center


Directions and Amenities


Our Criminal Justice and Health Care Systems team has organized this public talk and policy response panel with Bruce Western.
Questions can be directed to Michelle Phelps ( and Rebecca Shlafer (