Scholar Spotlight: Christopher Uggen
- U.S. Elections
- Criminal Justice
This week's spotlight shines on Christopher Uggen, a criminologist whose research on felony disenfranchisement contributed to Florida's vote to restore felon voting rights in this week's election. 1.4 million ex-offenders will now have the right to vote as a result of the state's Proposition 4. Check out this piece in Quartz for Christopher's predictions of how these new voters will affect the future of Florida's elections and his SSN brief on voting rights for formerly incarcerated individuals.