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Dan Berger


Dan Berger is professor of comparative ethnic studies at the University of Washington Bothell and coordinator of the Washington Prison History Project. He is author of Stayed on Freedom: The Long History of Black Power Through One Family’s Journey;¬†Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era, which won the 2015 James A. Rawley Prize from the Organization of American Historians; and Rethinking the American Prison Movement,¬†coauthored with Toussaint Losier. His website is

IAS Associate Professor Dan Berger