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Dr. George Walters-Sleyon is an author, professor, and speaker.

He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland/United Kingdom, where he studied: Comparative Criminal Justice/Criminology, Practical Theology, and Applied Ethics. George has a Master of Divinity and a postgraduate Master from Boston University in Philosophy, Social Ethics, and Religion/Theology. He is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) of the United Kingdom and a Distinguished McDonald Fellow at Emory University’s Center for the Study of Law and Religion.

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Research themes:  Social Justice and Penal Ethics | Police Brutality and Race | Religion, the Law, and Penal Policies | Comparative Criminal Justice: The US and the UK | Slavery, Race, and the Modern Penal System | Religion, Criminology, Criminal Justice | Prison Chaplaincy and Mass Incarceration | Knowledge Exchange and Engagement.

As an author, George has published three books. most recently:

George serves as a faculty member at Boston University Metropolitan College, where he teaches: Principles of Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice: Race and Justice Policy, and Religion and Society and at Bunker Hill Community College, where he teaches: Introduction to Philosophy, Applied Ethics, and World Religions. He lives in Boston/MA with his family.

Website: www.georgewalterssleyon.com



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