S. Zelda Roland
Name: Zelda Roland, Director, Yale Prison Education Initiative at Dwight Hall
Education: BA Yale 2008, PhD 2016
Bio: An alumna of Yale College (BR `08) and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (PhD `16), Zelda is the Director of Yale Prison Education Initiatives at Dwight Hall, where she is working to develop Yale’s education initiatives in correctional facilities and to support and increase the impact of existing student- and faculty-led projects that address issues of mass incarceration, educational access, and criminal justice reform. On these issues, she works as a liaison between student groups, centers, academic units on campus, and with institutional and community partners to foster impactful and innovative collaborations at Yale and with our local and regional communities.