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David Squire Jones, PhD student, co-authors “A Signaling Theory of Law Enforcement Hiring” in Policing & Society

Incoming PhD student David Squire Jones has recently co-authored an article with Professor Susan Hilal (Metropolitan State University) and Associate Professor James Densley (Metropolitan State University) in Policing & Society titled “A Signaling Theory of Law Enforcement Hiring.” Abstract: “Using qualitative interviews with 31 police chiefs, the present study explores the police hiring process in…
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Published On: August 25, 2015 |
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Professor Nikos Passas interviewed for 612 ABC Brisbane’s “Mornings with Steve Austin”

Professor Nikos Passas sat down with 612 ABC Brisbane’s Steve Austin to talk “about the world’s governing sports body who is refusing to relase (sic) a report that suggests a third of the leading sports starts have been involved in doping.” To hear the full interview, please visit 612 ABC Brisbane.

Published On: August 20, 2015 |
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Carlos Monteiro and Natasha Frost publish “Altering Trajectories Through Community-Based Justice Reinvestment” in Criminology and Public Policy

Carlos Monteiro, PhD ’15, and Professor Natasha Frost published their essay “Altering Trajectories Through Community-Based Justice Reinvestment” in the August 2015 edition of Criminology and Public Policy. For more information on the essay, please visit the Criminology and Public Policy website.

Published On: August 19, 2015 |
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Professor Phil He presents to School of Law, Xiamen University

Phil He presents to School of Law, Xiamen University

Professor Phil He gave an invited lecture on Chinese Criminal Trials at the School of Law, Xiamen University (Fujian, PRC), based on his 2014 book publication with the same title in July 2015. Professor He’s “book provides a unique empirical study of criminal trials in China.  Western observers such as the media, politicians and the legal…
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Professor Nikos Passas invited to present in Australia

Professor Nikos Passas was recently invited to Australia to present talks to Beirne School of Law at the University of Queensland and the Greek Orthodox Community of St George, Brisbane. 13 August 2015, Global Standards on Financial Misconduct and Implications for Australia Prof Passas’s talk at the Beirne School of Law centered on “international instruments,…
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James Fox: second edition of “Randomized Response and Related Methods: Surveying Sensitive Data” published

Professor James Fox’s book “Randomized Response and Related Methods: Surveying Sensitive Data” second edition has been published. For full details, please visit Sage Publishing’s website. Descrption from SagePub.com: “Randomized response is a data collection strategy specifically designed for surveys of a sensitive nature. By establishing a probabilistic connection between question and answer, randomized response and…
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Rebecca Cudmore, Ph.D. candidate, and Prof Carlos Cuevas along with Penn State University’s Chiara Sabina publish “The Impact of Polyvictimization on Delinquency Among Latino Adolescents”

Rebecca Cudmore, Ph.D. candidate, and Prof Carlos Cuevas along with Penn State University’s Chiara Sabina publish “The Impact of Polyvictimization on Delinquency Among Latino Adolescents” in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence. To read the full article, please visit the JIV website. Abstract Although criminological research has provided support for general strain theory (GST), there is…
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Published On: July 28, 2015 |
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Prof Nikos Passas presents live Thursday July 23

Professor Nikos Passas will be part of a panel of guests who will speak live via YouTube on informal economies, money laundering, de-risking and development. The presentation will be given in Spanish. The interview will be posted through both YouTube and Google+.

Published On: July 21, 2015 |
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Professor Amy Farrell: Minds Over Matters-NUterm Faculty Speaker Series

Professor Amy Farrell presented on her research which “focuses on the admin­is­tra­tion of jus­tice, with par­tic­ular emphasis on under­standing the impact of race and gender on police, pros­e­cu­tion, and sen­tencing practices. “When people lose trust in police, Far­rell said, research has shown that they are less likely to follow laws, assist police, come for­ward as wit­nesses,…
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Published On: June 18, 2015 |
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Professor Natasha Frost discusses “Orange is the New Black” with Greg St Martin

Professor Natasha Frost recently sat down with NEU’s Greg St Martin to discuss the show Orange is the New Black and its effects on female incarceration. “Frost noted that the show’s growing pop­u­larity has dove­tailed with a rising aca­d­emic interest in female incar­cer­a­tion trends in the U.S. She said that while the country’s overall number of…
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Published On: June 16, 2015 |
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