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  • Climate Change and National Security: New Study Suggests Americans Willing to Modify Voting and Lifestyle Decisions

    June 26, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    New York, NY, June 20, 2017 – Researchers from the Center on Terrorism at John Jay College of Criminal Justice reported new data concerning how the American public views the relationship between climate change and security.  Working with GfK Custom Research, LLC (GfK), the study’s authors,  Professor Charles B. Strozier and Research Fellow Kelly A. […]

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  • NYC Mayor’s Roadmap to Closing Rikers Island: President Travis Named to Advisory Group

    June 26, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Jeremy Travis, President of John Jay College, was named as a member of the Research and Learning Advisory Group to help implement the roadmap to closing Rikers Island. Mayor de Blasio launched the “Smaller, Safer, Fairer: A Roadmap to Closing Rikers Island,” 18 concrete steps the City is taking now to make it possible to […]

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  • Arthur and Patricia Hill Foundation Supports Center for Policing Equity’s Leap Program

    June 26, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On Tuesday June 20, President Travis, First Deputy Police Commissioner Benjamin Tucker, Dr. Phillip Goff, Joanne Hill, and members of the Hill family gathered at John Jay to dedicate a lecture hall in memory of Joanne’s father, alumnus Arthur Hill, and celebrate a generous gift from the Arthur and Patricia Hill Foundation to support the […]

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  • Attorneys Muhammad Faridi ’04 and Brendan McGuire Join the John Jay College Foundation Board of Trustees

    June 26, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On May 25, the Board of Trustees of the John Jay College Foundation elected two new members: Muhammad Faridi and Brendan R. McGuire. Muhammad Faridi ’04, is currently a partner at the law firm Patterson Belknap. Faridi’s journey began when he was seven years old and came to the U.S. from Pakistan. Faridi understood that in […]

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  • The National Network for Safe Communities Hosts National Conference on “Race, History, and Policing”

    June 22, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    New York, NY, June 13, 2017 – The National Network for Safe Communities (NNSC) is hosting its third national conference at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice on June 15 and 16, 2017. More than three hundred national and international stakeholders and practitioners will convene to showcase innovations in violence prevention and trust building, […]

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  • Professor Ocejo Tackles Tradition in New Book, Masters of Craft

    June 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      In a simpler time, back when Silicon Valley still produced pears and apricots and the notion of putting a man on the moon seemed as far off as the moon itself, the livelihoods of middle-class men and women were defined by their craft. There were apprentices and journeymen and masters of craft who survived […]

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  • Watson Fellowship Taps Three John Jay Students

    June 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Three John Jay students — sophomores Jasmine Awad and Lisa Nishimura, and freshman Alexandra Shoneyin — have been selected for the 2017 cohort of the prestigious and highly competitive Jeanette K. Watson Fellowship program. Awarded by the Thomas J. Watson Foundation, the fellowships provide New York City undergraduates with three consecutive summers of fully-funded […]

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  • Crunching the Numbers to Gauge Extremist Crime

    June 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      The Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, the mass shooting at the Charleston AME church and the Boston Marathon bombing are three recent examples of violent attacks that have shocked the nation. While each was carried out by different assailants under different circumstances, they share a common thread: these events are among many others that […]

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  • An Inside Look at the Machinery of Government

    June 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      “When you’re in the Senate, you can feel the power. Everything is slow and deliberate and done withgreat intention. But the House is really scrappy and super fast-paced. It’s the voice of the people. It’s hard to pick between the two of them.” While those words sound like they came from a seasoned politician, […]

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  • Graduate Students’ Research Papers Find a Niche in Security Journal

    June 9, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      John Jay graduate students Stephanie Gootman and Christine Vega have made a lasting contribution to the growing body of knowledge on cybersecurity while earning significant new lines on their résumés — they had their research papers published in the Journal of Applied Security Research. Titled “Securing Cyberspace: Man versus Machine,” Vega’s paper focuses on […]

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