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Jakeya Caruthers

Jakeya Caruthers is Assistant Professor of African & African American Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies at Berea College. Dr. Caruthers is a former member of Survived and Punished California and remains actively involved in the Feminist Decarceral Research Initiative, an ongoing archival and data analysis project focused on criminalized survivors of gender violence sponsored by the University of California Humanities Research Institute. Her analytic musings can be found in The Feminist Wire, the Journal of Popular Music and Culture, Art Practical, and more.


  • Abolition Feminisms Vol. 1

    Edited by Alisa Bierria, Jakeya Caruthers, et al.

    Abolition Feminisms: Organizing, Survival, and Transformative Practice, offers wide-ranging feminist abolitionist methods for liberation forged in collectivity, radical care, and transformation.