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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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Associate Dean Jack McDevitt to lead gun advisory panel

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Published On: March 14, 2013 |
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NPR story: "Does crime drop when immigrants move in?"

Professor Ramiro Martinez discusses immigrants and crime rate with NPR, stating, “violent crime is actually lower than you would expect along the U.S. border with Mexico”. Read or listen to the full story at NPR.

Published On: March 11, 2013 |
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NPR story: “Does crime drop when immigrants move in?”

Professor Ramiro Martinez discusses immigrants and crime rate with NPR, stating, “violent crime is actually lower than you would expect along the U.S. border with Mexico”. Read or listen to the full story at NPR
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