Ph.D. Candidate, Michigan State University
Dr. Bradley D. Custer is a recent graduate of the higher, adult, and lifelong education Ph.D. program at Michigan State University. His research focuses on policies and laws that affect the ability of system-impacted people to go to college. His professional experience in higher education includes student and academic affairs work at a community college, a research university, and a comprehensive university.
When it comes to higher education in prison, much of the media and advocacy focus is on trying to get Congress to lift a longstanding ban on giving Pell Grants to people serving time. While a bipartisan effort to...