Cynthia Golembeski

Cynthia Golembeski, MPH, is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholar affiliated with the Institute on Race, Power, and Political Economy at The New School where she is completing doctoral studies. She was a Fulbright grantee and USAID Research and Innovation fellow in South Africa.  


Jails and Pretrial Detention: A Human Rights and Health Justice Problem

"It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails" — Nelson Mandela


Climate Change and Incarceration

People in prison are vulnerable to extreme temperatures, diseases, and displacement


National Security Risks and the American Weak Link

We should address U.S. investment choices in Public Health Infrastructure and Universal Health Care after COVID-19