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Laura Siller winner of the Division of Victimology Graduate Student Paper of the Year Award

Laura Siller has been named the winner of the ASC Division of Victimology’s Graduate Student Paper of the Year Award winner. She will receive her award at the General ASC DoV meeting in November. Laura’s paper explores how both individual-level factors and neighborhood-level factors jointly affect the odds of intimate partner homicide when compared to non-intimate…
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Published On: November 17, 2014 |
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Dr Simon Singer recent book publication, “America’s Safest City: Delinquency and Modernity in Suburbia”

Dr Simon Singer recently presented two free talks on his new book, “America’s Safest City: Delinquency and Modernity in Suburbia,” at the University at Buffalo. Dr Singer’s book studies Amherst, New York, a suburb of Buffalo considered to be the safest city in America. Since the mid-1990s, the fast-growing suburb of Amherst, NY has been…
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Published On: November 13, 2014 |
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Understanding the Organization, Operation, and Victimization Process of Labor Trafficking in the United States-Report by Dr Amy Farrell and Dr Jack McDevitt, et al.

Dr. Amy Farrell, Associate Professor, and Dr. Jack McDevitt, Associate Dean, in conjunction with the Urban Institute have released a report on labor trafficking in the United States. “This study chronicles the experiences of labor trafficking victims from the point of recruitment for work, their forced labor victimization, their attempts to escape and get help, and…
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Published On: November 10, 2014 |
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Preventing Violence and Upholding Justice in the Modern City-Inaugural Symposium of the Global Criminology Network

Northeastern University Boston, Massachusetts Room: 440 Egan November 16 and 17, 2014   Final Agenda   Sunday, November 16   9.00-9.20         Welcome and Opening Remarks Uta Poiger, Dean, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Northeastern University Chet Britt, Dean, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northeastern University Jack Greene, Chair, Global Criminology Network, Northeastern…
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Published On: November 4, 2014 |
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