Ruqaiyah Zarook


Ruqaiyah Zarook is currently a second-year MA student at New York University. Her research interests are broadly in critical carceral studies, with latent interests in carceral geography and issues of uneven development, among other topics. She is involved with the Prison Teaching Project (E.P.I.C.) and the Prison Education Program Research Collective (Debt and Incarceration Project) at NYU, and is a staff writer at the News Desk at Washington Square News. With this American Geographical Society internship, she hopes to learn more about geography as a discipline and contribute to AGS’ mission in advancing geographic knowledge.