Abena Subira Mackall is a third-year doctoral student concentrating in Culture, Communities, and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is an Inequality & Criminal Justice Doctoral Fellow in the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality & Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a Spencer Foundation Early Career Scholar in New Civics at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Abena currently serves as an Editor for the Harvard Educational Review. Broadly, her research interests concern education and the reproduction of social inequality. Abena taught 6th grade special education in New York City and currently works as an instructional coach in Boston. Additionally, Abena has a deep commitment to improving the educational opportunities for incarcerated men and women. Abena has worked as health instructor and academic mentor in correctional facilities. She is currently researching the effects of in-prison education on pre- and post-release civic health outcomes. Abena holds a MSc in Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies from the London School of Economics, a MSEd in Special Education from Hunter College, and an AB in Politics from Princeton University.