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Next Focus Series Program is January 28

January 20, 2021

This year, the Schoolcraft College International Institute has selected human rights as the theme explored in its Focus Series. The first presentation of the Winter 2021 semester, “From Life Imprisonment to the Death Penalty: A Human Rights Perspective on the Criminal/Legal System in the U.S.,” will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28.

Leading the program will be Dr. Athena Kheibari, an assistant professor at Wayne State University. Dr. Kheibari has diverse experiences in social work practice and research. She has over three years of direct practice experience as a capital mitigation specialist working with capital defendants and public defenders to advocate for a sentence less than death in capital murder cases.

The Zoom link is The meeting ID is 836 4190 5535.

The Focus Series presentations are sponsored by the Schoolcraft College International Institute, co-sponsored by Student Activities Office and supported by a grant from the Schoolcraft College Foundation.