Maurice Smith

Maurice Smith joined the Vera family in January 2020. He is a program analyst for Vera’s Center on Sentencing and Corrections. He graduated with honors from Goucher College in 2019 and holds a BA in American Studies with a minor in sociology. He is an outspoken advocate for criminal justice reform and Postsecondary education in prison. He has spoken on panels to highlight the need for Postsecondary education in prison. He is particularly interested in the birth of America’s prison system and how to rethink crime and punishment.