Marc Mauer

Winner, Alfred R. Lindesmith Award
Winner, Donald Cressey Award
Winner, Helen L. Buttenweiser Award
Winner, Inside/Out Summit Award
Winner, John Augustus Award
Winner, Margaret Mead Award
Winner, Maud Booth Correctional Services Award

Marc Mauer is the executive director of The Sentencing Project, a national organization based in Washington, DC, that promotes criminal justice reform. He is the author of Race to Incarcerate, the co-editor (with Meda Chesney-Lind) of Invisible Punishment: The Collateral Consequences of Mass Imprisonment, and the co-author (with Ashley Nellis) of The Meaning of Life: The Case for Abolishing Life Sentences (all published by The New Press). He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.

News and Reviews

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Marc Mauer speaks with Trevor Noah about abolishing life sentences and the First Step Act

Ava DuVernay’s 13th Features New Press Authors

We are very proud that Ava DuVernay’s Academy Awardnominated documentary 13th features six New Press authors and their books—Miche

Reason reviews Race to Incarcerate


Books by Marc Mauer

Invisible Punishment
The Collateral Consequences of Mass Imprisonment

Marc Mauer, Meda Chesney-Lind

The Meaning of Life
The Case for Abolishing Life Sentences

Marc Mauer, Ashley Nellis

Race to Incarcerate
A Graphic Retelling

Sabrina Jones, Marc Mauer