Gillian Harkins Awarded Barclay Simpson Prize

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English Department Associate Professor Gillian Harkins has been awarded the Barclay Simpson Prize for Scholarship in Public for her decade of collaborative work in facilitating coalition-building among Washington state’s diverse range of prison and post-prison education programs. The Barclay Simpson Prize is meant to recognize UW faculty who practice humanities scholarship as a public good.  You can read more about Gillian's award and the prison education coalition-building work here.