JPER is now accepting new manuscripts. Please reference our Manuscript Guidelines for more information.

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)

Papers will be published on a rolling basis until the close of the issue.

Research Paper


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