Jonathan S. Jones is a historian of the nineteenth-century United States. Jones is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Penn State’s Richards Civil War Era Center, and he received his PhD from Binghamton University in 2020. You can contact him via his website, jonathansjones.net.
US jails are now the nation’s biggest mental healthcare providers, a fact that surprises many Americans. But, it turns outs, there’s always been a thin division between the nation’s jails and mental healthcare system.