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  • Professor Delores Jones-Brown to Serve on Independent Team Monitoring Ferguson, Mo., Consent Decree

    August 16, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Professor Delores Jones-Brown of John Jay College’s Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration, and the founding director of the College’s Center on Race, Crime and Justice, will serve on an eight-member team monitoring a federal consent decree for the city of Ferguson, Mo. The team from the Cleveland, Ohio-based law firm of […]

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  • New Intimate Partner Violence Intervention Initiative

    August 8, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    New York, NY – The National Network for Safe Communities (NNSC) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice today announced the launch of the National Intimate Partner Violence Intervention Initiative(NIPVII) with a $1.6 million grant from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women(OVW). Click here to view The White House release. NIPVII will work with three cities, to be selected as […]

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  • A Force for Good: Double Alumnus Wins Fulbright Award to Study Deadly Force in London

    August 8, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Master’s and doctoral alumnus James Drylie, a retired police lieutenant and current Executive Director of the Criminal Justice Department at Kean University, recently won a Police Research and Criminal Justice Scholar Fulbright Award that will take him to London this summer to continue his research on the police use of deadly force. Drylie first became […]

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  • Professor Erin Thompson’s New Book Ferrets Out Stolen-Art Collectors

    August 8, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    John Jay Assistant Professor Erin Thompson, known as “America’s only professor of art crime,” is back on the trail of those who steal priceless artworks and antiquities, in her latest book Possession: The Curious History of Private Collectors. Published in May by Yale University Press, Possession examines what is described by the publisher as “the […]

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  • Ceremony Hails John Jay Faculty’s Best

    August 8, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eleven members of the John Jay faculty representing nine academic departments were honored recently for outstanding teaching, mentoring, student service and research. Assistant Professor Yuliya Zabyelina of the Department of Political Science won the coveted Donal E. J. MacNamara Junior Faculty Award, which is presented to an instructor or assistant professor who has made a […]

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  • Scholarship for the Common Good: Professor Gordon-Nembhard Inducted into Co-op Hall of Fame

    August 8, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Professor Jessica Gordon-Nembhard has been a scholar of cooperative economics for some time, but she was nonetheless surprised when the National Cooperative Business Association made the decision to induct her into its prestigious Co-op Hall of Fame. The ceremony, which took place on May 4 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., is a […]

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  • College Mourns Loss of Elie Wiesel

    August 8, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    The John Jay College community mourns the passing of one of the world’s great humanitarians, Elie Wiesel, who focused his life’s work on the cause of peace. He was just fifteen years old when he and his family were deported by the Nazis from his hometown in Romania to Auschwitz. Wiesel often said that there […]

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  • Race, Use of Force and Crime: New Report Analyzes Links and Disparities

    August 8, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Following a week in which the United States reeled from the fatal police shootings of black men in Baton Rouge, La., and Falcon Heights, Minn., and the subsequent murder of five police officers in Dallas, Texas, the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) at John Jay College released on July 8 a new report in which […]

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  • Media Seek Out John Jay College Faculty to Discuss Shootings of Police and Civilians

    August 4, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    In the aftermath of recent fatal shootings of police officers in Dallas, Texas, and of Black men by police across the United States, John Jay College faculty have been sought by news media for their expertise on a variety of criminal justice-related topics including police training, tactics and implicit racial bias. The following is a […]

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  • John Jay Athletics Spreads Good Will in Cuba Visit

    August 4, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Two members of the John Jay community were part of a 10-day goodwill tour of Cuba during the recent spring break, sponsored by the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC). Carmelo Cintron Jr., a member of the men’s volleyball team, and Catherine Alves, the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Finance and Administration, were […]

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