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Dr Amy Farrell and doctoral student Ieke de Vries publish “Labor Trafficking Victimizations: Repeat Victimization and Polyvictimization”

Dr Amy Farrell and doctoral student Ieke de Vries have published a new study looking at repeat victimization in labor trafficking. The full article can be found through Northeastern University’s Library services. Abstract: Objective: To examine labor trafficking victimizations as forms of repeat victimization and polyvictimization. Method: The study uses secondary cross-sectional data about 115…
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Published On: October 11, 2017 |
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Ineke Marshall: A Global Perspective on Young People as Offenders and Victims

Dr Ineke Marshall has co-authored “A Global Perspective on Young People as Offenders and Victims: First Results from the ISRD3 Study.” Abstract: This Brief presents the first major release of findings from the Third International Self- Report Delinquency Study (ISRD3). ISRD is a major international research collaboration that now covers some 35 countries. It surveys…
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Published On: September 25, 2017 |
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Welcoming Frederike Ambagtsheer

Frederike Ambagtsheer is a visiting scholar at the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice from September 2017 until February 2018. She has a MSc degree in Criminology and an LLM degree in Public International Law. In 2012 she obtained a grant from the European Union to coordinate a 3-year international research project (known as the HOTT project)…
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Published On: September 21, 2017 |
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Kathleen Currul-Dykeman, ’10, appointed Director of the Martin Institute at Stonehill College

SCCJ alum, Kathleen Currul-Dykeman, has been appointed Director of the Martin Institute at Stonehill College. The Institute is “the hub of Stonehill’s effort to develop student leaders committed to becoming active citizens in service to an improved human community.” Dr Currul-Dykeman graduated from Northeastern in 2010 with her Doctorate in Criminology and Criminal Justice. For…
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Published On: September 13, 2017 |
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Prof Brandon Welsh, Prof Michael Rocque, and doctoral candidate Steven Zane Publish “Delinquency prevention for individual change: Richard Clarke Cabot and the making of the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study”

Newly published research on the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study examines the study’s historical influences, with a focus on the founder and first director, Richard Clarke Cabot (1868-1939), “Delinquency prevention for individual change: Richard Clarke Cabot and the making of the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study.” The article was written by SCCJ Professor Brandon Welsh, doctoral candidate Steven Zane, and Professor Michael Rocque…
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Published On: August 25, 2017 |
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SCCJ alum Timothy Love featured in News@Northeastern

Timothy Love, ’10, was recently featured in News@Northeastern for his work on the NUPD. Timothy’s first co-op experience was with the NUPD in 2010 as a special services clerk. This co-op would lead Timothy to pursue a career with NUPD after graduating in 2010. He was hired as a community service officer and later was…
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Published On: August 17, 2017 |
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Anthony Braga’s new article: “The New Policing, Crime Control, and Harm Reduction”

Professor Anthony Braga has published a new article, “The New Policing, Crime Control, and Harm Reduction,” as part of The Dream Revisited series. The Dream Revisted is a “series of thoughtful debates on issues related to racial and economic segregation in neighborhoods and schools” which is housed in the NYU Furman Center. Prof Braga’s article…
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Published On: July 27, 2017 |
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Prof Nikos Passas co-authors “Afghan Narcotrafficking: Illicit Financial Flows”

Dr Nikos Passas has co-authored Afghan Narcotrafficking: Illicit Financial Flows with Nicolas Giannakopoulos. “The EastWest Institute (EWI) today announced the launch of its latest report, Afghan Narcotrafficking: Illicit Financial Flows. The fifth in a six-part series, this report has been developed to assist policymakers and scholars to better comprehend the nature of illicit flows of…
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Published On: June 7, 2017 |
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Emma Fridel, PhD Student, and Dr James Alan Fox publish in Violence and Gender

Dr James Alan Fox and PhD student Emma Fridel have published “Gender Differences in Patterns and Trends in U.S. Homicide, 1976–2015” in Violence and Gender. Abstract: In the research literature on homicide, gender has generally received less attention than other demographic characteristics, specifically the age and race of victims and offenders. To some extent, this…
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Published On: May 16, 2017 |
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Ruffin Society Convocation on Race and Justice in Massachusetts and America

The Ruffin Society held the Convocation on Race and Justice in Massachusetts and America on April 14, 2017. The Convocation brought together members of the community, police, and legal system to discuss race relations and how that impacts minorities in the criminal justice system. From Jason Kornwitz’s article: “Collaboration is key to improving race relations…
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Published On: April 18, 2017 |
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