Jack Norton is a geographer, writer, researcher, and doctoral candidate in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center. His interests include race, labor, crime and criminalization, gender and social reproduction, political geography, infrastructure development, rural-urban relations, and agrarian studies. He is currently writing a dissertation on the geography and political economy of mass incarceration in New York.
Jack has a Master’s degree in Geography from the University of Washington, where he studied infrastructural development and racial formation in the St. Lawrence Valley, and was a Canadian Studies Fellow at the Jackson School of International Studies. He has extensive training in quantitative and qualitative research methods, and is currently an Instructional Technology Fellow at the Macaulay Honors College.