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Julissa Muñiz

Julissa Muñiz is a PhD candidate in Human Development and Social Policy at Northwestern University and a visiting scholar at the University of Texas at Austin. As an educational ethnographer, Julissa examines sociocultural, historical, and legal dimensions of teaching and learning in the carceral context, particularly within a Midwest juvenile detention center. She is also a volunteer college instructor at Lockhart Correctional Facility for the Texas Prison Education Initiative.