A Rare Look at the Barriers to Education Encountered by the Formerly Incarcerated New York, November 7, 2013 – The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice released a report today, titled Higher Education and Reentry: The Gifts They Bring, based on a Participatory Action Research study conducted by Michelle Fine, […]
Daniel Beaty portrays his life’s journey both memorably and creatively — telling the story of his path from a household rife with addiction and incarceration to moving forward, discovering his purpose and empowering others to do the same.
John Jay College’s status as a “Best for Vets” institution took on enhanced luster in the latest national rankings of 600 universities by Military Times EDGE magazine, which lists John Jay as #16 nationally, up from#37, tops among all New York City colleges and universities, and the only City University campus to make the list.
In honor of Veteran’s Day, President Jeremy Travis will ring the Opening Bell at NASDAQ OMX. At President Travis’ side will be John Jay student veterans , Hire Heroes USA, Four Block Foundation Cost of Freedom and representatives from companies participating in John Jay’s Veterans Corporate Roundtable.
When Everything Changed: An interactive conversation on the transformation of women’s rights: Gail Collins writes a twice-weekly Op-Ed column for The New York Times. Ms. Collins has also served as The Times’s editorial page editor from 2001 to 2007 — the first woman ever to hold the post. Ms. Collins joined The Times as an […]
Four John Jay College alumni were elected to significant political offices on Election Day, November 5, including the first female Mayor of Rochester, NY. Lovely Warren (BA ’00), the President of the Rochester City Council, was elected Mayor of that upstate city, winning 55 percent of the vote to thwart the reelection bid of incumbent […]
The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice released a report today, titled Higher Education and Reentry: The Gifts They Bring, based on a Participatory Action Research study conducted by Michelle Fine, Alexis Halkovic (CUNY Graduate Center) and a team of research assistants.
Professor Edward Paulino in the History Department was quoted in an article on the front page of The New York Times, titled, “Dominicans of Haitian Descent Cast Into Legal Limbo by Court,” by Randal C. Archibold.
Professor Mangai Natarajan in the Department of Criminal Justice was interviewed for an article by Reuters titled, “Pakistan’s Women Police Fight Criminals, Militants and Scorn,” by Katharine Houreld. The article examines how women police in Pakistan combat sexual discrimination in the workplace and in the community.
Professor Kimberly Helmer in the Department of English is the recipient of the inaugural Scholar-in-Residence Award in the Center for Advancement in Teaching (CAT).
Joseph J. Gulinello, Adjunct Professor of the Security, Fire and Emergency Management Department, received the 2013 ASIS International Presidential Award of Merit.
The professional reputation of John Jay Professor Glenn Corbett has caught the attention of Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, who has appointed Corbett to chair a Special Independent Advisory Commission to review and evaluate the city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections.
English Professor Claudia Zuluaga’s debut novel, Fort Starlight, is hailed by Publisher’s Weekly as “absorbingly, expertly written.” Set in the swampy wetlands of south Florida, the novel explores the unexpected ebb and flow of people’s lives when their dreams and expectations are thwarted.
Assistant Professor of Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Studies Program Lucia Trimbur’s new book, Come Out Swinging, is the culmination of twelve years of research on one of Trimbur’s lifelong passions: boxing.
For junior Angy Rivera, whose major is Culture and Deviance Studies with a minor in Human Services, her path to graduation has been, as she describes it, a roller coaster.
John Jay College students met Justice Elena Kagan of the U.S. Supreme Court. Professor Gloria J. Browne-Marshall of the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration provided access to this invitation-only event where former Solicitors General Drew Days and Paul Clemente joined Justice Kagen and retired Judge Judith Kaye to reveal their thoughts […]
W.E.T.s FOR Vets (Water Exercise Techniques) was created by Dr. Jane Katz, of the department of Health & Physical Education. According to Dr. Katz, “This new program helps to practice a holistic mind, body, and spiritual wellness to our veteran population
Professor Amy Green, Deputy Chair of the Interdisciplinary Studies Program, brought the transformational power of theater to war-torn Rwanda on a three-week research trip this past summer.
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.