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Prof Carlos Cuevas and Ph.D. candidate Rebecca Cudmore publish report on dating violence among latino youths

Professor Carlos Cuevas and Ph.D candidate Rebecca Cudmore, through a federal grant provided by the U.S. Department of Justice, have published “Summary Report: Dating Violence Among Latino Adolescents” with Chiara Sabina, Ph.D. and Marc Swatt, Ph.D. Abstract: The Dating Violence Among Latino Adolescents (DAVILA) – II study collected a second wave of data from the. . .
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Published On: March 16, 2015 |
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Prof Nikos Passas: Illicit Commercial Flows: What They Hide and How to Counter Them (New Date and Time)

Professor Nikos Passas will be presenting at Harvard University on February 25 at 10:00-11:30am. Prof Passas will be presenting on “Illicit Commercial Flows: What They Hide and How to Counter Them (New Date and Time).” Full detail can be found here.

Published On: February 19, 2015 |
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Prof Nikos Passas presenting at “Drivers of Corruption and Institutional Responses: Are Current Anti-Corruption Instruments Effective?”

Professor Nikos Passas will be participating in “Drivers of Corruption and Institutional Responses: Are Current Anti-Corruption Instruments Effective?” at George Washington University Law School on March 25, 2015. Information and full schedule is available here.

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Sema Taheri and Dr. Brandon Welsh publish article in Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice

Sema Taheri, doctoral student, and Dr. Brandon Welsh recently published an article, “After-school programs for delinquency prevention: A systematic review and meta-analysis”, in Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. The article was published online on January 20, 2015. To read the full article, visit Sage Journals. Abstract: This article reports on the results of a systematic. . .
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Published On: January 23, 2015 |
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Brandon Welsh featured in CommonWealth article “Big Brother is Watching”

Brandon Welsh’s work on crime prevention and his 2009 book, Making Public Places Safer: Surveillance and Crime Prevention, were recently featured in an article by CommonWealth. The article, “Big Brother is Watching” by Michael Jonas, examines how crime can be prevented and the most effective means to such an end, more specifically the use of surveillance. . .
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Published On: January 16, 2015 |
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Simon Singer’s Interview on WBFO and WIP

Simon Singer has recently given interviews with WBFO and WIP about his book, “America’s Safest City.” For more information on his interview visit WBFO’s website.

Published On: January 5, 2015 |
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James Alan Fox’s column in USA Today: Give Juvenile Lifers a Second Chance

James Alan Fox recently wrote a column for USA Today. Give Juvenile Lifers a Second Chance examines the recent case of Toca v Louisiana with a focus on the sentencing of juvenile offenders to life without parole. To read the full column, visit USA Today.

Published On: December 19, 2014 |
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Carlos Monteiro is named recipient of Spring 2015 Dissertation Completion Fellowship

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Carlos Monteiro, a doctoral student in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, is the recipient of a Spring 2015 Dissertation Completion Fellowship. Carlos Monteiro’s dissertation, Understanding Persistent Offending Among Incarcerated Offenders through General Strain Theory, involves testing the ability of Agnew’s General Strain Theory (GST) to explain misconduct among an adult correctional population. He. . .
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Published On: December 15, 2014 |
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Amy Farrell awarded American Society of Criminology Mentor of the Year

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Amy Farrell, Associate Professor, has been awarded the American Society of Criminology Mentor of the Year. Nicole Rafter, Professor, was also a nominee of the Mentor Award. To see current and past winners, visit the ASC’s website.

Published On: November 24, 2014 |
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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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