Dr. Caterina Roman was recently featured in a WHYY story on Philadelphia s focused deterrence program. The program led to a 35 percent drop in shootings in three South Philadelphia police districts where city authorities tested the program. Focused deterrence identifies people — often gang members or those involved in the drug trade — most…Details
Professor Lori Pompa is celebrating the 20 year anniversary of the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. The Inside-Out Exchange Program holds classes that are a combination of college students and maximum-security prison inmates. For more information on this outstanding achievement read the article titled How a Temple professor and a prison inmate started an international movement. Congratulations…Details
Dr. Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve‘s book, Crook County, was recently profiled in Governing Magazine. Governing Magazine spoke with Van Cleve about her research and what she thinks can be done to improve courtroom culture. Read the article here!
Dr. Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve was recently selected as a finalist for the 2016 C. Wright Mills Award, granted by The Society for the Study of Social Problems. She was selected as a finalist for her book, Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America’s Largest Criminal Court.
Dr. Aunshul Rege was recently awarded an NSF grant. The research is titled, EAGER: Collaborative: A Criminology-Based Simulation of Dynamic Adversarial Behavior in Cyberattackers.
The Department of Criminal Justice’ s Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve was recently featured in two NPR interviews. The first interview focuses on President Trump and the Chicago problem, the interview can be found here.
The second interview looks at the problems of witnessing and prosecuting police shootings. This interview can be found here.
Steve Belenko has won the ASC Division of Experimental Criminology’s 2017 Jerry Lee Lifetime Achievement Award. This award recognizes his lifetime achievement in the field of experimental criminology as evidenced by a body of research developed over a career of interest in substance abuse prevention as well as his leadership in the use of experimental…Details
Joe Alkus was quoted heavily in an article on the Philadelphia Citizen website, the article addresses the Sanctuary City controversy taking place across the United States. View the full article here.