Reuben Jonathan Miller, scholar of mass incarceration, awarded MacArthur fellowship

October 14, 2022

Reuben Jonathan Miller
Photo courtesy of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Sociologist recognized for his research on the criminal justice system’s human toll

Assoc. Prof. Reuben Jonathan Miller, a renowned sociologist who studies mass incarceration and how it shapes people’s lives, has been awarded a 2022 MacArthur Fellowship.

Awarded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the prestigious fellowship recognizes individuals from across disciplines who “show exceptional creativity in their work.” As one of this years 25 MacArthur fellows, Miller will receive a no-strings-attached grant of $800,000 over five years to support creative pursuits. 

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