Past Events

Spring 2020 Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium: Megan Denver


Professor Megan Denver will be covering “Testing a Stigma Remediation Strategy in the Employment Context: The Interaction of Positive Credentials and Criminal Records.” We invite you to join the conversation. Lunch and beverages will be provided.

Forever Suspect: Racialized Surveillance of Muslim Americans in the War on Terror


The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice is co-sponsoring an event called Forever Suspect: Racialized Surveillance of Muslim Americans in the War on Terror on January 23, 2020 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm in Renaissance Park Room 956. The event will feature speaker Saher Selod, Associate Professor of Sociology at Simmons University. Light refreshments will be…
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Fighting Corruption in Italy


Please join us for a conversation on Fighting Corruption in Italy on January 23, 2020, in WVG128. Our speakers include Andrea R. Castaldo and Fabio Coppola. Andrea R. Castaldo is an International Criminal Lawyer and Full Professor of Criminal Law at the University of Salerno. He is one of the leading Italian consultants in the sphere…
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Senior Celebration Luncheon


The Senior Celebration Luncheon will honor our graduating class for their efforts and achievements upon completion of the Criminal Justice program. We encourage graduates to bring family and friends to this event. Graduates will be emailed an Eventbrite link on April 1 to RSVP for themselves and for their attending guests. A variety of dining…
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Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice Honor Society) Induction Ceremony


By invitation only. Chief Robert Ferullo of the Woburn Police Department will be honoring our criminal justice students at this year’s Honors Induction Ceremony. Chief Ferullo was appointed to the Woburn Police in May of 1980. He steadily rose through the ranks of the department, was appointed Chief on October 1, 2011, and held this…
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Faculty Works-In-Progress: Shytierra Gaston


Criminal Justice Professor Shytierra Gaston will be presenting her research entitled “A Ferguson Effect, the Drug Epidemic, Both, or Neither? Explaining the 2015 and 2016 U.S. Homicide Rises by Race and Ethnicity” through the Faculty Works-In-Progress Colloquium hosted by the Humanities Center. For more information on the Works-In-Progress Colloquium, click here.

Book Talk: The Urban Commons with Dan O’Brien


Dan O’Brien, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University, as well as Co-Director of the Boston Area Research Initiative, will discuss his new book The Urban Commons: How Data and Technology Can Rebuild Our Communities. He will share lessons learned regarding how Bostonians take care of neighborhood spaces, drawn…
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Intro to Python Workshop


This workshop will cover the basics of python, including the use of APIs and visualizations. No previous experience is needed. Just bring your laptop. This session will be led by Jason Radford, visiting researcher at Northeastern’s Lazer Lab. Co-hosted by the NULab, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, and Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Email…
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