Events & Talks


Upcoming Talks

Law & Society Association meetings (Washington, D.C. May 30-June 2).

  • Phelps, Michelle and Ebony Ruhland. 2019. “Governing Marginality: Coercion and Care in Probation Supervision.”
  • Hamilton, Amber and Michelle Phelps. 2019. “The Spectacle of Police Violence: Racial Visuality and the Death of Michael Brown."
  • Goodman, Phil, Joshua Page, and Michelle Phelps. 2019. “A Conflictual Consensus: The Struggle Over (Radical) Penal Transformation.” [Goodman presenting]


I'll also be at ASA & ASC -- Hope to see you there!


Radio Interviews

Access Minnesota (April 2017) -- Criminal Justice Reform

Access Minnesota (July 2016) -- Racial Bias in Policing


Recorded Lectures

The First Step Act: Conflict and Consensus in the Penal Field under Trump, Quattrone Center 2019 Spring Symposium (May 2019) (starts at the 3:44:40 time stamp or click on slide title)

Governing Marginality: Coercion and Care in Probation Supervision, LSA CRN 27 Punishment & Society Digital Series (Oct. 2018)

Mass Probation by the Numbers, Minnesota Population Center (Oct. 2014)

Symposium Introduction, Offenders in the Community, University of Minnesota Law Review 2014 Symposium (Oct. 2014) (starts at the 6 minute mark)

The Paradox of Probation, Offender Supervision in Europe Launch Conference (April 2013) (starts at the 19 minute mark; you can find the slides here)