The Crime Report published an op-ed by Associate Professor of Psychology Matthew B. Johnson titled “Race, Sex and Wrongful Convictions” about the disproportionate number of cases involving African-Americans wrongfully convicted of sexual assaults against whites.
Megan Welsh, who is a fifth-year doctoral candidate in the John Jay/CUNY PhD Program in Criminal Justice, received a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Institute of Justice. The $30,000 fellowship will fund the writing of her dissertation and the dissemination of her findings.
Study Reveals Troubling Findings About Housing of Last Resort for Low-Income Single New Yorkers New York, October 17, 2013 – The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice released a report today, titled Three-Quarter Houses: The View from the Inside, based on a study of tenants in a little-seen underground housing […]
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New York, NY, October 3, 2013 — Amy Solomon, U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Senior Advisor, and the Hon. Robert Russell, presiding judge of Buffalo, N.Y.’s Drug Treatment Courts and acting Erie County Court judge, head the list of speakers slated to examine how the Affordable Health Care Act will affect the […]
John Jay College’s Prison-to-College Pipeline program was featured in New York Business Journal in an article by Gary M. Stern entitled “John Jay College tries to help prisoners turn lives around” on October 1, 2013. The program aims to help inmates earn credits towards their college degree to facilitate their employment and reentry into society. Baz Dreisinger, […]
Jeff Kukucka and Amanda Nicholson, both students in the John Jay/CUNY PhD program in Psychology and Law, are the recipients of prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Dissertation Improvement Grants.
Professor Jonathan Jacobs, Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Director of the Institute of Criminal Justice Ethics, has written an op-ed titled “As Education Declines, So Does Civic Culture” published in The Wall Street Journal.
As classes begin this semester and students are either returning to John Jay or attending for the first time, one of its distinguished alumnae is starting her own journey. Nayanny Bello, an international student from the Dominican Republic who graduated in May 2013 with a Master’s in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice Administration and Planning, will begin her New York City Fellowship in the Mayor’s Office this fall.
John Jay alumni Kenneth Thompson (BA ’89), Scott Stringer (BA ’86) and Eric Adams (BA ’98)won their primary election races on the September 10. Thompson won the Democratic primary for Kings County District Attorney, Stringer won the Democratic primary for New York City Comptroller and Adams ran unopposed for Brooklyn Borough President.
In commemoration of the anniversary of September 11th, John Jay College will hold a dedication ceremony at 6:00 p.m. on September 1oth to unveil a memorial sculpture in honor of the 67 members of the John Jay College community who perished that day.
Students who participated in John Jay’s Pre Law Institute are being accepted at law schools across the country. From Georgetown Law School to Berkeley Law School in California, 25 John Jay’s Pre Law Institute (PLI) graduates have been accepted at 45 law schools.
Former New York State Chief Judge Judith Kaye, in a special appearance on John Jay College’s “Criminal Justice Matters” TV program, calls on the city’s next mayor and board of education chief to end the so-called “school to prison pipeline,” which has pushed many students with disciplinary issues on a path that lands them in the criminal justice system.
John Jay faculty judges gave awards to seven out of the fifty-six students who participated in an innovative essay contest started by John Matteson, then Director of the Honors College, and further developed by Director of Faculty Affairs & Academic Integrity Officer Kevin Nesbitt.
Combining cutting-edge research, provocative videos and thought-provoking articles and reports, the new Web site stopandfriskinfo.org was launched recently by John Jay College’s Center on Race, Crime and Justice (CRCJ).
Joy Song, who is pursuing her master’s degree in Digital Forensics & CyberSecurity, was accepted to a summer internship with Governor Cuomo’s Advisory Board on Cyber Security. Song was recommended by the faculty in the Digital Forensics & CyberSecurity program for the recently established cyber-security advisory board.
Kalyssa Daley, a Criminology major, was accepted into the highly competitive and prestigious Federal Bureau of Investigation Volunteer Internship Program this summer. The program is a ten-week internship that offers junior or senior undergraduates, graduates or post-doctorate students insight into the FBI’s operations and the opportunity to explore possible career prospects.
Krista Giordano, who is majoring in forensic psychology, spent the spring 2013 semester studying in Florence, Italy through the College of Staten Island’s College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS) program. John Jay students are permitted to participate in CUNY campus-based study abroad programs.