James Kilgore

James Kilgore is an activist, researcher and writer based in Urbana, Illinois, where he has lived since paroling from prison in 2009. He is the director of the Challenging E-Carceration project at MediaJustice and the co-director of FirstFollowers Reentry Program. He is also the author of six books, including the award-winning Understanding Mass Incarceration and the forthcoming Understanding E-Carceration (The New Press).