Our Courses

Over the past eleven years, Common Good Atlanta has provided more than 4,000 hours of college classes inside prisons taught by more than 50 faculty from six Atlanta universities.

To learn more about each course's professor and assigned texts, please click the course name.



Shakespeare and Law
The Brother's Karamazov
Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man
World Literature
Literary Life Writing
Shakespeare: Identity and Anxiety
The Shorter Works of Herman Melville
Law and Literature
Trickster Tales
Literature and Exile

Science & Mathematics




U.S. History Through The Lens of Labor
Critical Theory
Globalism and Identity
Nonviolent Political Theory
Primary Research and Ethnography
Philosophy of Time
Utopia and Dystopia
Approaches to Justice
Academic Argument


Creative Writing: Poetry
Creative Writing: Flash Fictions
Creative Writing: Fictions
Writing Creative Nonfiction
Memoir Writing Workshop
Academic Writing