Splash Biography

JENN RICHBURG, Wannabe criminologist, passionate botanist

Major: History

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2024

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Hello all! My name is Jenn, and I am a current junior in Yale College majoring in the History of Politics and Law. My primary passion is criminology and punishment, but I also theoretically dabble in botany and environmental justice. I grew up in the gayest neighborhood in the East Coast (according to a high school teacher, don't quote me on this): Wilton Manors, Florida, or alternatively, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. I am also extremely committed to dark comedy, 70s rock, and sleeping in.

Past Classes

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H4595: Punishment & Justice in Splash Fall 2022 (Oct. 29, 2022)
Is punishment fundamental to society? Is punishment fundamental to a JUST society? What makes a society just? These are the questions I'd like to discuss in class. The relationship between punishment and justice is a complex one, and only through a deep dive in philosophy and, if we have time, history, can this be considered.