January 12, 2017

Barbara Lawrence Leads Discussion of Bryan Stevenson’s Book, Just Mercy

Barbara Lawrence led a discussion of Bryan Stevenson’s book, Just Mercy, for 40 subscribers and friends of the Guilford College Bryan Series Jan. 10 at Scuppernong Books in downtown Greensboro.

Barbara Lawrence

Barbara Lawrence

Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion/Title IX Coordinator

Barbara is Guilford’s associate academic dean and an associate professor of justice and policy studies. A former New York City police officer, investigator and trainer, she’s the director of the Guilford Higher Education in Prison Initiative.

Just Mercy is Bryan’s personal story about founding the Montgomery, Ala.-based Equal Justice Initiative, which seeks to fix a broken criminal justice system in the U.S. He visits Guilford and speaks in the Bryan Series Feb. 21.