Due to COVID-19's impact on our operations, and our focus on the 2021 special issue, JPER is not accepting new manuscripts at this time. We will begin accepting new submissions on October 1, 2021. Best of luck in your publication journey, and we look forward to working with you in the future.

The Journal of Prison Education and Reentry (JPER) is an international, open access, peer-reviewed journal for researchers and practitioners. Topics covered include but are not limited to sociology, criminology, adult education and literacy, instructional design, mental and behavioral health, and administration and policy as it relates to the context of prisoner education and subsequent reentry into the community beyond prison walls.

Current Issue: Volume 7, Number 3 (2021-2022)

Research Paper


The Impact of Parenting Classes on Incarcerated Mothers
Kimberly D. Phillips Dr. and Kyong-Ah Kwon