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  • Professor Silvia Mazzula Works with RISE for Boys and Men of Color

    October 27, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    New York, NY, October 27, 2016 – Silvia Mazzula, Associate Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, has been selected to provide a field scan on behalf of RISE (Research, Integration, Strategy and Evaluation) for Boys and Men of Color, with colleague Josephine Serrata, Director of Evaluation and Research at Casa de […]

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  • Professor Browne-Marshall and Ballot-Box Justice

    October 27, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Three years ago, when Professor Gloria Browne-Marshall began writing her new book, The Voting Rights War: The NAACP and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice, she said it was with the idea that by the end of President Obama’s term, citizens might not be very enthusiastic about exercising their constitutional right to vote. Given the tumult […]

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  • John Jay College President Jeremy Travis to Step Down

    October 26, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    New York, NY, October 25, 2016 – Jeremy Travis, President of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, has announced that he will step down effective August 1, 2017. President Travis, who took office in August 2004, said that the decision to step down was a difficult one. “I will miss serving as your President,” he […]

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  • Who’s Aping Who? Finding Similarities in Human and Animal Behavior

    October 26, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    With the debate between science and creationism continuing to simmer in many corners of society, John Jay Professor Nathan H. Lents has weighed in with his latest book, Not So Different: Finding “Human Nature” in Animals (Columbia University Press, 2016), in which he posits that human behavior and animal behavior are not as different as […]

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  • All the World’s a Stage, as Students Showcase Their Study-Abroad Experience

    October 26, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    In late July, nine John Jay students took the stage at the IATI Theater on the Lower East Side to showcase dramatic performances of creative nonfiction pieces conceived and written abroad during their recent study-abroad trip to Tanzania under the guidance of Christen Madrazo, a lecturer in the English department and assistant director of the […]

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  • Alumni Profile: Gratitude Leads to ‘Pay It Forward’ Gift

    October 26, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Dr. Nikolas Lemos (M.S. ’96) is forever grateful for an opportunity given to him as a John Jay graduate student, and to show it he decided to “pay it forward” and give a current student the same experience. “Back then,” he recalled, “I was lucky enough to have Professor Arvind Agarwal help me put together […]

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  • Alumnus and Brooklyn DA Kenneth Thompson’s Death Mourned

    October 19, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    John Jay College mourns the passing of alumnus Kenneth Thompson (B.A. ’89), Brooklyn District Attorney, on Sunday, October 9, 2016. President Jeremy Travis said: “We are proud of all our alumni, but took special pride in the public service career of Ken Thompson, from his service as a federal prosecutor pursuing a case of police […]

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  • John Jay Goes Purple for Domestic Violence Awareness

    October 19, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    To raise awareness on the issue of domestic violence, John Jay College will take part in the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence’s “Shine the Light on Domestic Violence” campaign by encouraging all members of the college community to wear purple attire on Thursday, October 20.  To learn more, click here […]

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  • Election Season Galvanizes Campus Community to Action

    October 19, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    As the 2016 U.S. Presidential election has captivated people around the world, it’s no surprise that the John Jay College community abounds with election-related activities on and off campus. To kick-off the fall election season, on September 26, the College hosted a live broadcast of the popular The Young Turks on Fusion program. An hour […]

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  • Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff Gives Inaugural Lecture of the Franklin A. Thomas Professorship in Policing Equity

    October 19, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff, the first Franklin A. Thomas Professor in Policing Equity at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, will give his inaugural lecture on “Justice as a Second Language” as part of the Macy’s Social Justice Lecture Series on Thursday, October 20 at 5:30 PM in the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at 524 West 59 […]

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