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Christopher F. Petrella

Christopher F. Petrella
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Christopher Petrella, Ph.D., teaches at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine and explores questions at the intersection of race, criminalization, and protest. He also serves as Associate Director of Programs for the College's Office of Equity and Diversity.

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