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Yale University Press Podcast

Nov 17, 2016

Solitary confinement in prisons, once used sparingly, is now a standard procedure for many prisons in the United States. Keramet Reiter, professor of Criminology, Law and Society and author of 23/7, discusses the impact solitary confinement has on prisoners and what can be done to curb its use.


Nov 10, 2016

Laura Trevelyan, journalist and author of The Winchester, discusses the history of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company and the story of the family behind the famous name.


Nov 2, 2016

How have humans evolved and what drives this evolution? Evolutionary biologist Scott Solomon, author of Future Humans, discusses the science of human evolution.