John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Verónica Michel Receives Best Journal Article Award from the American Political Science Association

July 8, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Verónica Michel in the Department of Political Science received the Best Journal Article Award 2014 by the Law and Courts section of the American Political Science Association (APSA) for her article “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin America,” co-authored with Kathryn Sikkink and published in the Law and Society […]

Professor John Gutierrez Quoted in NY Times on Results of Primary Election in 13th Congressional District

July 8, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Gutiérrez, Assistant Professor in the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies, was quoted in a recent New York Times article on the results of the primary election in New York’s 13th Congressional District which includes Harlem, the northern tip of Manhattan and a section of the Bronx. In the article,  Professor Gutierrez examines […]

Professor Belinda Rincon Wins Fellowship to Study Chicana Writing on War & Militarism

June 25, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Belinda Rincón of the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies has been awarded a $40,000 Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship that will allow her to complete a manuscript on Chicana literary and activist responses to war and militarism. The national, competitive fellowship, administered by the National Research Council, seeks to increase the ethnic and […]

Women Veterans Empowerment Symposium

June 20, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

            MEDIA ADVISORY For more information, contact: Doreen Viñas-Pineda 212-237-8645 WOMEN VETERANS EMPOWERMENT SYMPOSIUM Hosted by John Jay College and JPMorgan Chase Featuring keynote speaker Loree K. Sutton, MD, Brigadier General (Ret), U.S. Army What:    John Jay College of Criminal Justice and JPMorgan Chase will host the Women Veterans Empowerment Symposium […]

Graduate Student Malgorzata Sekowska Finds Her Place Working with Victims of Trafficking

June 18, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Malgorzata Sekowska, who graduated in May with a Master’s in International Crime and Justice, has recently completed an internship at the NYS Human Trafficking Program in the Bureau of Refugee and Immigrant Assistance within the Office of Temporary Disability and Assistance.  An article published in the Polish newspaper Nowy Dziennik featured an interview with Sekowska […]

President Jeremy Travis to Receive 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award in Evidence-based Crime Policy

June 17, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Jay College President Jeremy Travis has been named as one of the recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award presented by the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP). The award will be presented at the center’s annual awards luncheon on June 24, as the culmination of the CEBCP 2014 symposium at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus. […]

Professor Janice Johnson Dias to Serve as Co-chair for Newark Mayor-elect Ras Baraka’s Public Health Transitional Team

June 17, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Assistant Professor Janice Johnson Dias in the Sociology Department has been asked to serve as one of three co-chairs for the Mayor-elect Ras Baraka’s public health transitional team committee. Her co-chairs are John Brennan MD, MPH, President and CEO of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey and Milly Silva, 1199 […]

Professor Lissette Delgado-Cruzata Develops Minority Initiative for Female Science Students (MIXXS²) with CUNY Grant

June 17, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Assistant Professor Lissette Delgado-Cruzata in the Science Department has received a grant from the CUNY Diversity Fund for a program she developed called Minority Initiative for Female Science Students (MIXXS2). Delgado-Cruzata created MIXXS2 because of her own experiences and observations of the science field in the United States. In graduate school, she noticed there were […]

Professor Jane Katz Lauded for Lifetime Devotion to Swimming & Aquatic Fitness

June 17, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Jane Katz, John Jay’s long-time apostle of all things aquatic, has added yet another entry to her already gleaming résumé, as a recipient of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award  from the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition. The annual award is presented to individuals whose careers have greatly contributed to the advancement of physical […]

Professor Chongmin Na Receives the ASC 2014 Outstanding Article Award for Research in Criminology

June 17, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Assistant Professor Chongmin Na in Department of Criminal Justice is the recipient of 2014 Outstanding Article Award for Research in Criminology from the America Society of Criminology (ASC). The title of his article, co-authored by Ray Paternoster (Univ. of Maryland), is “Can Self-Control Change Substantially Over Time? Rethinking the Relationship between Self and Social Control.” […]

Professor Jane Katz, “Master Swim Instructor,” Featured in Wall Street Journal

June 13, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Jane Katz of the Department of Health and Physical Education was featured in a Wall Street Journal article on June 11, in which the author, Ralph Gardner Jr., describes his learning to swim under Katz’s guidance.

Professor Jennifer Dysart Discusses Eyewitness Identification on Al Jazeera America’s “The System with Joe Berlinger”

June 12, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Jennifer Dysart in the Department of Psychology was featured in an episode of Al Jazeera America’s “The System with Joe Berlinger” and she is quoted in a companion article that focuses on eyewitness identification. In the episode, Joe Berlinger meets with Professor Dysart on campus and she conducts an experiment called “the penny example” with […]

President Travis’s NPR Interview Focuses on Children of Incarcerated Parents

June 9, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Jay President Jeremy Travis was a featured commentator in a June 8 segment on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” about how the lives of children are affected when a parent is incarcerated. President Travis was interviewed in his capacity as a co-author of a recent National Academy of Sciences report on the growth […]

Professor Martin Horn Quoted in ABCNews.com on NYC Task Force to Aid Mentally Ill Inmates

June 9, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Martin Horn of the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration was quoted in an article on ABC News titled,s new task force to address New York City’s current procedures for accommodating the mentally ill in its corrections system. The full article can be read here. Horn is a Distinguished Lecturer at […]

Class of 2014 Profiles: Something To Cheer About

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Michael Thomas-Francis is more than just your average student-athlete. He is the captain of the relatively new John Jay cheerleading team, and he says the experience has enhanced his patience, made him stronger, and taught him to deal capably and successfully with challenges. Thomas-Francis, a Brooklyn native with family roots in Trinidad, will be graduating […]

Class of 2014 Profiles: Thinking Outside the Box

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Sudip Ulak’s life so far has taken him from the Himalayan mountains of his native Nepal to the concrete and steel canyons of Manhattan, where he will graduate this month with a B.S. in Computer Information Systems. Now the relentlessly curious international student is ready to move on to one of the four doctoral programs […]

Class of 2014 Profiles: Home-Run Hitter, On and Off the Field

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Daley, a Criminology major, is wrapping up her undergraduate career with two feet already in the door at the FBI, where she has been an intern since the summer of 2013.

Class of 2014 Profiles: A Doctor In The House

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Eugene Gonzalez-Lopez is a study in determination. He will graduate from John Jay with a master’s in Forensic Science this May and then head to Pennsylvania State University to enter the Neuroscience Graduate Program with a full five-year STEM Scholars fellowship. Gonzalez-Lopez, who received a B.S. in Forensic Science from John Jay in 2012, has […]

Class of 2014 Profiles: The Write Stuff

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Katergaris, a CUNY public safety officer, will receive a B.A. in English to go along with the B.A. in Criminal Justice (cum laude) that he earned in 2012. He said the degrees reflect the diversity, depth and interdisciplinary nature of his interests.

Class of 2014 Profiles: Fixed Focus

June 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Adlam will become the first forensic science student to graduate from John Jay as a product of the CUNY Justice Academy. “I’m grateful for having been provided with the opportunities, challenges and professional guidance that will help lead me to a successful career in medicinal chemistry,” she said