The Observer

Researcher spends nine months working in maximum security prison

Joseph Galanek

Mark Patteson, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2014

A co-worker once told Joseph Galanek, “No one ever plans to come work in a penitentiary. It just happens.” Coming out of college with a degree in psychology and a keen interest in abnormal psychology, Galanek found himself working as a mental health specialist for a county jail in Florida. “It...

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