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Prof Welsh: CCTV and Crime Prevention

Professor Welsh has written a new report on the effects of CCTV on crime. The article was released by Sweden’s National Council for Crime Prevention at Stockholm conference. The full article can be viewed on bra.se. Abstract: Closed circuit television surveillance (CCVT) is a commonly used and equally commonly debated method for preventing crime. Technological developments have…
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Published On: June 20, 2018 |
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Doctoral Candidate Steven Zane wins Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Research

Doctoral Candidate Steven Zane has been awarded the 2018 Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Research. The Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Research recipients have shown their ability to conduct high-level research and make contributions to the scholarly literature in their field. “As a research assistant on the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study, led by his advisor, Professor…
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Published On: April 24, 2018 |
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Alumna’s Latest Mission: Gather Key Intel for Military in Afghanistan

Northeastern alumna, Army 1st Lieutenant Lauren Mitchell is about to begin her second tour of duty as an Army intelligence officer in Afghanistan, where she will provide Special Forces with the information they need to carry out precision missions. With the help of Northeastern’s co-op program, she landed internships with the Coast Guard Investigative Service and…
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Published On: March 19, 2018 |
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Professor Fox & Doctoral Student Emma Fridel Analyze School Shootings

Professor James Alan Fox & doctoral student Emma Fridel recently shared their new findings on school gun violence with News at Northeastern. In the article, they analyzed data collected by USA Today, the FBI’s Supplementary Homicide Report, Congressional Research Service, Gun Violence Archive, Stanford Geospatial Center and Stanford Libraries, Mother Jones, Everytown for Gun Safety, and…
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Published On: March 6, 2018 |
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Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study

Undergraduate student Nicole Dill, doctoral candidate Steven Zane, and Professor Brandon Welsh publish new findings from the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study project. Published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology, the article examines the historical influences on the study’s innovative research design. Begun in 1939, the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study (CSYS) is recognized as the first delinquency prevention experiment and the…
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Published On: February 6, 2018 |
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Doctoral students, Stuti Kokkalera and Monica DeLateur, published in The Criminologist

Doctoral students, Stuti Kokkalera and Monica DeLateur, have been published in The Criminologist with their article “The Benefits of a Practical Internship During your PhD” (pages 39-41). The article looks at how an internship within ones’ dissertation field can benefit not only the student but the dissertation quality as well.

Published On: January 29, 2018 |
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Dr Nikos Passas: Report on the debate regarding EU cash payment limitations

Dr Nikos Passas has published “Report on the debate regarding EU cash payment limitations” in the Journal of Financial Crimes. The full article can be found at EmeraldInsight. Abstract: Purpose Response to suggestion that EU-wide cash payment limits would assist in the control of terrorism finance and money laundering. Design/methodology/approach Desk review and interviews Findings…
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Published On: January 25, 2018 |
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Professor Fox’s USA Today Column

An opinion column by Professor James Alan Fox was just published today on USA Today’s website regarding concealed carry policies and the unfortunate Texas church shooting that happened on November 5th. Professor Fox touches on mass murder rates and the history of concealed carry policies in Texas while cogitating the potential combatant properties of these policies on…
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Published On: November 9, 2017 |
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An Assessment of the Implementation of the Act Relative to the Reduction in Gun Violence Study Published

Dr Jack McDevitt and SCCJ alum Dr Janice Iwama have published their report “An Assessment of the Implementation of the Act Relative to the Reduction in Gun Violence.” This report was submitted to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security. The full report can be viewed below.  

Published On: November 2, 2017 |
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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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