Ethics in the Carceral Food System with Prof. Howard Pickett Tuesday 11/29 | 6:00 pm | Northen Auditorium
Professor Howard Pickett will discuss the ethical frameworks through which we can approach questions about the structure of carceral systems.
About Dr. Howard Pickett:
As Director of the Shepherd Program, Professor Pickett works with affiliated faculty, staff, community partners, and alumni to provide students with the understanding and skills needed to address the pressing moral and social problems associated with poverty. In addition to directing the program's co-curricular offerings, he also teaches the introductory, fieldwork, and capstone courses in Poverty and Human Capability Studies. Professor Pickett received his BA in Religious Studies and Classics from Millsaps College and his PhD in Religious Studies from The University of Virginia. Before joining the Shepherd Program in 2011, he taught courses in business ethics and modern religious thought at The University of Virginia.