Chris W. Bonneau is professor of political science at the University of Pittsburgh, President of the University Senate and co-founder of the Pitt Prison Education Project. He received his BA from Valparaiso University, an MA from Ball State University, and an MA and PhD from Michigan State University. Chris has authored 3 books, edited 2 others, and published numerous scholarly articles and chapters on judicial politics, specifically the politics of state judicial selection. He is a frequent speaker before academics, attorneys, bar associations, and policymakers.
Chris received his Inside-Out training in 2016 at FCI Hazelton. Since that time, he has taught atboth SCI Fayette and SCI Somerset and participated in workshops or events at SCI Laurel Highlands, SCI Graterford (now closed), and SCI Pittsburgh (now closed). He regularly teaches a class on mass incarceration for PPEP.