John Jay in the Media is an e-publication of the Office of Marketing and Communications that informs the campus community about the impressive coverage that our faculty, staff, students and alumni frequently receive in the media. The newsletter includes links to highlights of John Jay College’s media coverage.
NY1 • 07/03/19
Professor Susan Kang talks about the political landscape in New York City and the rise of progressive candidates.
CBSN • 07/10/2017
Professor Adam Wandt talks about pros and cons of facial recognition (begins at 1:06).
Chiayi City Government • 06/27/2019
Dr. Mangai Natarajan, Professor of Criminal Justice and the director of International Criminal Justice BA Program, gave a keynote speech on the theme "Gender-based violence - awareness of stalking of harassment, Control and Prevention"
ABC News • 07/01/2019
Professor of Police Science Maki Haberfeld pointed out flaws in US police training including its brevity compared to other democratic countries, and a lack or de-escalation and implicit bias training.
North Jersey Record • 07/01/2019
NY Post • 07/01/2019
Professor of Police Studies and former police officer Eugene O’Donnell commented on Dante de Blasio’s op-Ed on avoiding confrontations with the police.
Patch • 07/01/2019
Professor of Police Studies and former police officer Eugene O’Donnell explained the vandalism statistics and why residents don’t report vandalism.
South Florida Sun Sentinel • 07/01/2019
Professor of Police Studies and former prosecutor Eugene O’Donnell explained how the Broward Sheriff Department can win back its accreditation and whether it is worth it.
The Philadelphia Inquirer • 07/02/2019
Jon Shane, a former Newark police captain and Associate Professor of Police Management, spoke about how a compromised confidential informant can taint a case.
The Atlantic • 07/02/2019
Assistant Professor of Political Science Michael Yarbrough spoke about marriage in queer families and its effect on participation in LGBTQ community life.
CNET • 07/03/2019
Professor Joe Giacalone talks about the hope that DNA gives to the families of crime victims.
NY Daily News • 07/03/2019
Peter Moskos, Professor and Chair of the Department of Law, Police Science, and Criminal Justice Administration, wrote an op-ed on the City’s positive record on incarceration and policing, and shootings, which the new Queens DA stands to inherit.
The Post and Courier • 07/04/2019
Retired professor Fred Palm writes that a new highway will not solve flooding problems in Charleston, South Carolina.
Mail & Guardian • 07/05/2019
South Africa’s equivalent of the FBI’s behavioural analysis unit teamed up with John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York in 2014 to assess the types of serial homicide in South Africa.
The New York Times • 07/05/2019
Professor of Psychology Elizabeth Jeglic spoke about bias, wealth, and race in criminal sentencing and how it could influence judges.
The Post and Courier • 07/06/2019
Professor Eric Piza talks about how gunshot detection systems should be just one piece of a larger plan to reduce violence.
Inside Philanthropy • 07/07/2019
Professor Baz Dreisinger, Executive Director of Incarceration Nations Network, is the creator of “Writing on the Wall,” which is featured in this story for Inside Philanthropy.
The Philadelphia Inquirer • 07/07/2019
Chris Burbank, a former Salt Lake City police chief and now a vice president at the Center for Policing Equity at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, said such initiatives must be coupled with other reforms.
City Limits • 07/08/2019
Criminal Justice Professor and former department chief of the NYC Transit Police Vincent Del Castillo spoke about the difficulty of enforcing a ban on subway offenders.
Fox 4 Kansas City • 07/08/2019
Professor Steph Anderson and John Jay students Morra, LaMorte and Rojas’s study “Differences Between Men and Women in Professional Soccer” was cited in an article about how the gender pay gap in soccer and the workplace.
Herald Times Reporter • 07/10/19
Professor Joe Giacalone talks about how social media spreads true crime stories.
Politifact • 07/10/19
Professor Candace McCoy dissects what Mayor Pete Buttigieg said about racism in the criminal justice system.
The New York Times • 07/11/2019
Assistant Professor of Economics J.W. Mason commented on Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell’s congressional testimony, which validated his and other economist’s warnings about the current state of the job market.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel • 07/10/19
Director of the National Network for Safe Communities David Kennedy talks about how pockets of crime create impressions about entire cities.
USA Today • 07/11/2019
Criminal Justice Professor Jeff Mellow spoke about how to successfully re-integrate formerly incarcerated individuals in light of the First Step Act, which created a series of rehabilitation programs to support the early release and re-entry of federal inmates.
Long Island Herald • 07/11/2019
Dr. Alfred Titus, a former NYPD homicide detective and hostage negotiator and criminal justice professor, shared tips on how to safely interact with police at an informational seminar on June 30 at 3D’s Community Empowerment Center in Baldwin, Long Island.
The City • 07/11/2019
Distinguished Lecturer in Corrections and former Commissioner of Correction and Probation Martin Horn condemned the closure of Lincoln Correctional Facility, men’s state prison with Central Park views.
The Morning Call • 07/11/19
Professor Eugene O’Donnell talks about the decisions police officers make when responding to 911 calls.
The New York Times • 07/11/19
Professor Elizabeth Jeglic talks about problems with sex offender laws that vary from state to state.
NBC News • 07/12/2019
Professor of Police Studies and former police officer Eugene O’Donnell commented on the City of Mesa, Arizona temporarily rehiring a former Mesa police officer who was acquitted two years ago in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man.
San Francisco Chronicle • 07/12/2019
Peter Moskos, Professor and Chair of the Department of Law, Police Science, and Criminal Justice Administration, explained California’s law on warrant-less searches in the case of a person on parole or on probation.
The Christian Science Monitor • 07/12/2019
Meredith Dank, an expert on human trafficking and a research professor at John Jay, spoke about the uphill battle victims of sex trafficking face particularly if their abusers have wealth and social power like Jeffrey Epstein.
The World News • 07/14/2019
Adjunct Lectuere Economics Juan Matias De Lucchi wrote about the announcement that Brazil and Argentina would establish a common currency and the economic policy behind monetary unions.
The New York Times • 07/15/2019
The toolkit on Officer-Involved Fatalities and Critical Incidents designed by John Jay’s Institute for Innovation in Prosecution was cited in an op-ed about police officers who have demonstrated racial bias, violence and dishonesty on social media.