Byron E. Price, Ph.D. is affectionately known as the "activist scholar with a solutions agenda" and is a professor of public policy and administration in the public administration department at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York in Brooklyn, New York. He is the author of Merchandizing Prisoners: Who Really Pays for Prison Privatization? and co-editor of the book Prison Privatization: The Many Facets of a Controversial Industry which can be found here: Personal website: