BDN publishes Pitman, Jones op-ed about Penobscot County jail expansion

The Bangor Daily News published an op-ed by Brian Pitman, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Maine, and Brenna Jones, a UMaine undergraduate mathematics and sociology student, titled “Penobscot County should build housing, not expand its jail.” Pitman is a member of the Maine chapter of the national Scholars Strategy Network, which brings together scholars across the country to address public challenges and their policy implications.