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Aislinn O’Donnell is Professor and Head of the Department of Education at Maynooth University, Ireland. She is a board member of the strategic MJMU (Mountjoy Prison Maynooth University) partnership and has taught philosophy and developed collaborative approaches to philosophical enquiry in a number of different prisons and probation projects.

Mike Coxhead is a British Society for the History of Philosophy Postdoctoral Fellow and an Hourly Paid Lecturer in Philosophy and Classics at King’s College London. Since 2016, Mike has been delivering philosophy courses in London prisons on behalf of King’s and the charity, Philosophy in Prison, for whom he works as a Special Advisor.

Kirstine Szifris is a Senior Research Associate at the Policy Evaluation and Research Unit, Manchester Metropolitan University. Her research interests are around prisons, education and desistance, recently publishing a book called Philosophy Behind Bars: Growth and Development in Prison.

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