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Carlos Monteiro is named recipient of Spring 2015 Dissertation Completion Fellowship

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

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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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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Professor Gregory Zimmerman’s paper to be published in the Journal of Adolescent Health

Professor Gregory Zimmerman will have a paper published in the Journal of Adolescent Health’s December 2014 issue. The issue will be available in November online on the JAH website.

Published On: October 29, 2014 |
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Associate Dean Natasha Frost publishes The Punishment Imperative

Associate Dean Natasha Frost recently published a book entitledThe Punishment Imperative: The Rise and Failure of Mass Incarceration in America which was recently reviewed by Publishers Weekly..
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Published On: November 8, 2013 |
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Associate Dean Natasha Frost quoted in New York Times article

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Published On: July 29, 2013 |
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3Qs: Will first female Secret Service leader mean new culture?

Assistant Professor Amy Farrell explains why the Obama admin­is­tra­tion chose Julia Pierson to lead the U.S. Secret Service and what it means for women in law enforcement. Read here…..
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Published On: March 29, 2013 |
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