April 2023




Watch a NY1 segment on Angel Familia '22, an NYPD liaison to the deaf community. Angel, whose parents are deaf, learned sign language as his first language. Read More




Professor Lisandro Pérez will be honored with the 2023 Award for Excellence in Cuba Studies by the Cuba Section of the Latin American Studies Association. Read More





“For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to major in and work in the field of forensic science. That passion has only grown stronger through the research I’ve done with John Jay’s PRISM Undergraduate Research Program,” says, Alyssa Reynolds ’23. Read More





“John Jay offers a sense of community for every kind of student through the various clubs and student led organizations on campus,” says Savannah Smith ’26, a forensic psychology major and Student Council Treasurer. Read More





President Karol V. Mason was a guest on The Saturday Show with Jonathan Capehart on MSNBC.


Professor Chelsea Binns, Ph.D., appeared in the New York Times story “These Painters Regret Their Dealings with Scam Artists.”


Professor J.W. Mason, Ph.D., appeared on WABC-TV to talk about the Silicon Valley and Signature Bank failures.


Professor David Shapiro appeared in the Christian Science Monitor story “Trump hush money case: The merits and the politics.”





Tarun Banerjee, Ph.D., won the Russel Sage Foundation-Gates Foundation Pipeline Grant for Emerging Scholars. Banerjee will examine the role of the Civil Rights Movement in the implementation of the War on Poverty in the 1960s.


Rachel Marshall was named the new Director of the Institute for Innovation in Prosecution (IIP). Marshall previously served as Director of Communications and Policy Advisor, as well as an Assistant District Attorney, at the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.




Investigator Opportunities – NYS Attorney General’s Office

The Office of the Attorney General seeks candidates for several investigator positions across the state. Apply here


Community Engagement Coordinator – Bronx District Attorney’s Office

This position works closely with community partners to address crime, educate the community on the justice system, and develop outreach activities. Apply here.


External Affairs Manager – American Needs You

America Needs You, a nonprofit organization that strives to impact the lives of first-generation students and champion economic mobility for all, is hiring an External Affairs Manager. Apply here.


FY23 Graduate Research Fellowship Program - National Institute of Justice Applications are now being accepted for the National Institute of Justice’s FY23 Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Apply here.




Tuesday, April 4

1:40 p.m. to 2:55 p.m. | NB, 9.64

OAR Visiting Scholar Lecture

Anthropologist and research visiting fellow Suvi Rautio, Ph.D., presents a lecture on her current project studying the transmission of memory and loss among Beijing’s intellectual class during the Maoist era from the 1950s to the late 1970s. Register here


Wednesday, April 19

4:30 p.m to 6:00 p.m. | NB, L.61 and Zoom

Town Hall

Everyone in the John Jay community is invited to attend.


April 19 – 21

Gerald W. Lynch Theater 

Seeing Rape – Tenth Anniversary Production

Written and produced by students. Tickets $25. Free for students and faculty with valid ID who register at seeingrape.com














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