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Renford Reese received his Ph.D. in public policy from the University of Southern California's School of Policy, Planning, and Development. He conducted his dissertation research at the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) in Geneva, Switzerland. He received his Master's degree in public policy from the Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies and his Bachelor's degree in political science from Vanderbilt University. His mother was his high school principal and his father is the late pioneer journalist, Earnest Reese. Dr. Reese has been a professor in the political science department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona for 21 years. He has traveled to 100 countries and is the faculty coordinator of several Study Abroad programs at Cal Poly Pomona. He is a regular guest columnist for the Los Angeles Daily News and the author of nine books. He is also the author of the Starbucks "The Way I See It" Quote #294. In 2009, Reese was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholars Award and lectured in the American Studies program at the University of Hong Kong. He was featured on ESPN's "Realizing the Dream" series and appears as a commentator on the Biography Channel's mini-bios on Jesse Owens and Jackie Robinson. He is the founder of the Prison Education Project, the Reintegration Academy for Parolees, and the Colorful Flags program. He was the recipient of the George P. Hart "Faculty of the Year" award at Cal Poly Pomona and the Haynes Foundation Faculty Fellowship. Reese has been a Visiting Scholar at various institutions over the years.

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OpEd Articles
Cal Poly Pomona and CSUSB get 142k to Educate Ex-Cons, June 19, 2016
KCRW, Which Way, L.A.? Using Prison Education to Fight Recidivism in California, December 16, 2015
Study Circles help prepare Youth offenders for Reintegration, Inside the CDCR, November 30, 2015
Black Youths Face Uphill Battle--How do we help? Los Angeles Times, October 20, 2015
Academy Teaches Young Offenders how to Reintegrate into Society, Inside the CDCR, October 2,2015
Campus Initiative Helps Students Make Sense of Textbook Costs, November 26, 2014
1,235 Students Graduate from Muteesa I Royal University in Uganda
Reese Delivers TEDx Talk inside of Ironwood State Prison, July 16, 2014
Four Broncos Experience Emotional Journey to Africa, August 15, 2013
Professor Receives George P. Hart Award, September 22, 2011
Students get brave opportunity through `Prison Project' The Poly Post, November 29, 2011
A Captive Audience, Cosmopolitanism, September 9, 2012
Accomplished Professor, Author, The Poly Post, February 28, 2011
Making an Impact in the Field of Life, Vanderbilt Commodore Magazine, March 2010
Would-be president, scholar, actor, rapper, athlete, activist sh ine on Henry County, The Henry Herald
Cal Poly Pomona Professor Featured in ESPN Spot, The Poly Post
McDonough Native Featured in ESPN Spot, The Henry Herald; ESPN "Realizing the Dream" Commercial
Political Science Professor Awarded Fulbright Fellowship
Study Abroad Opportunity with Professor Reese
College Students in Taiwan told to be 'Fish out of Water'
U.S. State Department/American Institute of Taiwan Lecture Series
Obama and Race Relations in America, Zhuhai, China
The Obama Presidency One Year Later: What has changed? Macau, S.A.R, China
Henry's Renford Reese
Henry's Native Quote
Colorful Flags Assembly
Street Music in Seattle

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OpEd Articles
Cal Poly Pomona and CSUSB get 142k to Educate Ex-Cons, June 19, 2016
KCRW, Which Way, L.A.? Using Prison Education to Fight Recidivism in California, December 16, 2015
Study Circles help prepare Youth offenders for Reintegration, Inside the CDCR, November 30, 2015
Black Youths Face Uphill Battle--How do we help? Los Angeles Times, October 20, 2015
Academy Teaches Young Offenders how to Reintegrate into Society, Inside the CDCR, October 2,2015
Campus Initiative Helps Students Make Sense of Textbook Costs, November 26, 2014
1,235 Students Graduate from Muteesa I Royal University in Uganda
Reese Delivers TEDx Talk inside of Ironwood State Prison, July 16, 2014
Four Broncos Experience Emotional Journey to Africa, August 15, 2013
Professor Receives George P. Hart Award, September 22, 2011
Students get brave opportunity through `Prison Project' The Poly Post, November 29, 2011
A Captive Audience, Cosmopolitanism, September 9, 2012
Accomplished Professor, Author, The Poly Post, February 28, 2011
Making an Impact in the Field of Life, Vanderbilt Commodore Magazine, March 2010
Would-be president, scholar, actor, rapper, athlete, activist sh ine on Henry County, The Henry Herald
Cal Poly Pomona Professor Featured in ESPN Spot, The Poly Post
McDonough Native Featured in ESPN Spot, The Henry Herald; ESPN "Realizing the Dream" Commercial
Political Science Professor Awarded Fulbright Fellowship
Study Abroad Opportunity with Professor Reese
College Students in Taiwan told to be 'Fish out of Water'
U.S. State Department/American Institute of Taiwan Lecture Series
Obama and Race Relations in America, Zhuhai, China
The Obama Presidency One Year Later: What has changed? Macau, S.A.R, China
Henry's Renford Reese
Henry's Native Quote
Colorful Flags Assembly
Street Music in Seattle

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