Due to COVID-19's impact on our operations, and our focus on the 2021 special issue, JPER is not accepting new manuscripts at this time. We will begin accepting new submissions on October 1, 2021. Best of luck in your publication journey, and we look forward to working with you in the future.

The Journal of Prison Education and Reentry (JPER) is an international, open access, peer-reviewed journal for researchers and practitioners. Topics covered include but are not limited to sociology, criminology, adult education and literacy, instructional design, mental and behavioral health, and administration and policy as it relates to the context of prisoner education and subsequent reentry into the community beyond prison walls.

Current Issue: Volume 7, Number 2 (2021) Special Issue 2021: Critical Reflections on Philosophy, Education, and Prison Sociology

Full Issue


Full Issue
Kristina Lee



A Note from the Editors
Aislinn O'Donnell, Mike Coxhead, and Kirstine Szifris

Research Papers

Practitioner Papers

Special Issue Editors

Lead Editor
Cormac Behan
Research Editor
Aislinn O'Donnell
Guest Editors
Mike Coxhead
Kirstine Szifris
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