John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Deborah Koetzle Quoted in The Daily Beast Article About Recidivism Rates

April 24, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Deborah Koetzle in the Department of Public Management and Executive Officer of the Doctoral Program in Criminal Justice was quoted in the article, “America’s Recidivism Nightmare: A new government study shows a disturbing trend for the prison population” by Caitlin Dickson in The Daily Beast. Koetzle commented on the necessity for more substantive and […]

Aman Ali (Comedian) Event

April 24, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

        AMAN ALI Comedian, Aman Ali , is an award winning storyteller in NYC and one of the most popular social media personalities in the Muslim community. April 28, 2014 6:00 pm- Refreshments 6:45 pm- Introductions 7:00 pm- Aman Ali Gerald Lynch Theater John Jay College 524 West 59th Street Everyone is […]

“Dark Light” A Short Experimental Film About the Nature of Depression

April 24, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The Center for International Human Rights Cordially Invites You to a Screening of “Dark Light” A Short Experimental Film About The Nature of Depression *This will be followed by discussion with the filmmakers* Thursday, April 24, 2014 6:00 – 8:30 PM John Jay College of Criminal Justice Haaren Hall: 899 Tenth Ave. Room 630 (Between […]

Undergraduate Jamel Love Accepted to Leadership Alliance’s Summer Research Early Identification Program at Vanderbilt University

April 16, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Uncategorized

Jamel Love, a junior and political science major, was accepted into the Leadership Alliance’s Summer Research Early Identification Program at Vanderbilt University. The Program will partner Love with a faculty member from the Political Science Department for a 10-week summer research and professional development program.

Three John Jay Students Named As Jeannette K. Watson Fellows

April 16, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Two John Jay College sophomores and one freshman have been chosen as part of the 2014 class of the Jeannette K. Watson Fellows, the prestigious educational-opportunity initiative sponsored by the Thomas J. Watson Foundation. The Watson Fellowships provide outstanding undergraduates at 12 New York City colleges the opportunity for paid internships for three successive summers […]

Professor Eugene O’Donnell Discusses on MSNBC’s “The Last Word” The Need For Additional Police Training

April 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Eugene O’Donnell, as lecturer in the Department of Law, Police Science, and Criminal Justice Administration discussed with Lawrence O’Donnell the police shooting of a homeless man and the mayor’s request for additional funding for police training in Albuquerque New Mexico on MSNBC’s “The Last Word.” To view the segment, click here. O’Donnell served as a […]

Ann Jacobs of the Prisoner Reentry Institute Quoted on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show

March 31, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Ann Jacobs, Director of the Prisoner Reentry Institute, was quoted by Jane McManus, a reporter for ESPN, on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show in regard to Michael Vick’s return to football with the New York Jets. Vick served time in prison on charges related to running a dog-fighting ring. McManus recalled her conversation with Jacobs regarding […]

First Annual HISPA Youth Conference in NYC, Co-hosted by Latina Researchers Network, Held April 4 at John Jay

March 28, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement (HISPA), with the support of the Latina Researchers Network (LRN), will host the first annual HISPA Youth Conference in New York City on April 4. The day-long event is themed “Take Action, Achieve Your Dreams,” and will take place at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. This event will […]

Professor Sara McDougall Receives Institute for Advanced Study Fellowship at Princeton

March 28, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Sara McDougall in the Department of History has received a Mellon Fellowship at the School for Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton University for the 2014-2015 academic year. Throughout her fellowship she will conduct research and write her second book that will explore the consequences of committing adultery in medieval […]

Professor Belinda Rincón Selected for University of Notre Dame’s Young Scholars Symposium

March 27, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Belinda Rincón in the Latin American and Latina/o Studies and English Departments was chosen as one of six participants in the inaugural class of the Young Scholars Symposium organized by the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Its goals are to help junior scholars perfect their scholarly projects under the […]

Associate Dean Larry Sullivan’s New Book on Jewish Gangsters Featured in New York Times

March 24, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Larry Sullivan, associate dean and chief librarian at John Jay, discussed his new book, The Brownsville Boys: Jewish Gangsters of Murder, Inc., in a New York Times profile. The collector’s edition includes original color etchings of 20th century Jewish gangsters from Brooklyn. An exhibition on the book is will be on display in the President’s […]

President Jeremy Travis Quoted in New York Times Profile on Nassau DA Kathleen Rice

March 24, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

President Jeremy Travis was quoted in a New York Times article about Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice who is running for Congress to represent southwestern Nassau in the House of Representative. In the article, President Travis commends District Attorney Rice for implementing a drug market intervention strategy in Hempstead, Long Island. To read the […]

Professor Jessica Gordon Nembhard Discussed Co-ops and Civil Rights in Colorlines Article

March 18, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Jessica Gordon Nembhard, a political economist and associate professor in the Department of Africana Studies, is featured in a Colorlines.com article about the history of cooperative economic enterprises and the civil rights movement in the U.S. This topic is also the subject of her forthcoming book, Collective Courage: A History of African-American Cooperative Economic Thought […]

John Jay Researchers Collaborated on Sex Trade Study Featured in the New York Times

March 13, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The New York Times recently published an article titled “In-Depth Report Details Economics of Sex Trade” about a new study on the underground commercial sex economy in U.S. cities. Meredith Dank, senior research associate at the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center and graduate of the John Jay/CUNY Graduate Center doctoral program in criminal justice, served […]

John Jay’s Latest Hero Alumnus

March 5, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

New York City Police Officer David Roussine, a John Jay alumnus, and his patrol partner saved the life of an unconscious 15-month-old girl on March 1. Roussine, who earned his bachelor’s degree in 2010 and a master’s degree in 2011, was on patrol in Manhattan’s Upper East Side with Officer Michael Konatsotis when they received […]

Symposium Examines Impact of Stop, Question & Frisk Strategy on Crime

March 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The New York City Police Department has received considerable To get the latest on a complicated issue, many of the nation’s leading crime researchers gathered February 18 at John Jay College of Criminal Justice for the symposium “Does Stop, Question and Frisk Reduce Crime? Results from New Research.” Organized by Professor Karen Terry of John […]

Professor Jeffrey Kroessler Op-Eds on Landmark Preservation Published in New York Daily News & New York Observer

March 3, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Associate Professor Jeffrey Kroessler, head of circulation, reference and instruction for the Lloyd George Sealy Library at John Jay, published “The Historic Districts Council Says the City’s Historic Districts are Not to Blame for the Shortage of Affordable Housing,” in the New York Daily News and “Preservation Pays! REBNY’S Campaign Against Landmark Protection Is Misguided,” in […]

Professor Edward Paulino Interviewed on NPR on the Shared History and Music of Haiti and the Dominican Republic

February 28, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Assistant Professor Edward Paulino of the History Department discusses the cultural and  musical relationship between Haiti and the Dominican Republic on NPR’s Alt.Latino. Listen to the NPR interview here. Professor Paulino teaches a wide-ranging number of writing intensive interdisciplinary courses. His research interests include: race; genocide; borders; nation-building; Latin America and the Caribbean; the African […]

Professor Lawrence Kobilinsky Quoted in Baltimore Sun on Consequences of Backlog in DNA Analysis

February 24, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Lawrence Kobilinsky, chair of the Department of Sciences, was quoted in an article by Justin Fenton titled, “Lab analysis took more than a year to link Baltimore man to rape,” in The Baltimore Sun. The article discusses the inefficacy of prosecuting rapists due to a backlog in DNA analysis. To read the article, click […]

John Jay Forensic Science Faculty Featured on Al Jazeera America “TechKnow”

February 21, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Faculty members in the Department of Sciences were interview by Al Jazeera America’s TechKnow for a program the will showcase John Jay’s forensic science program and their research on new technology that will enhance forensic investigations. The show highlights the work of John Jay faculty and their students. Professors Lawrence Kobilinsky, Nathan Lents, Nick Petraco, […]