Jessica T. Simes

Jessica T. Simes is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and the Associate Director of Research of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research.

Her research examines racial and health disparities in criminalizing and punitive experiences, and the broad consequences of mass incarceration for communities and neighborhoods in the United States.

She received her B.A. from Occidental College, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from Harvard University.

Photo credit: Shawna Stanley


The Geography of Mass Incarceration in America

Disparities and Consequences

Disparities and Policy Effects