Ben Lessing Named 2019 Carnegie Fellow

Wed., Apr. 24, 2019    |    CPOST

Recently, Ben Lessing, CPOST Associate Director and Assistant Professor, was named part of the 2019 class of Carnegie Fellows by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Lessing is one of the first University of Chicago scholars to be given this honor. Established in 2015, the Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program supports high-caliber scholarship in social sciences and humanities. As a fellow, Lessing will receive support for research, writing, and scholarship towards the project entitled, Inside Out: How Prison Gangs Organize Crime (And Threaten the State) From behind Bars. Congrats Ben, from all of us at CPOST!