• 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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