June/July 2018 




Michael Brownstein, Associate Professor of Philosophy, authored The Implicit Mind Cognitive Architecture, the Self, and Ethics (Oxford University Press), which offers one of the first philosophical accounts of implicit attitudes.


Daniel Feldman,

Professor of Public Management, was elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration,

a nonpartisan, congressionally chartered organization focused on analyzing emerging trends in governance and public administration.


David Shapiro,

Assistant Professor of Public Management, contributed to an explanatory journalism article in The Slatest on firearm carry policy for FBI agents and an investigative journalism piece 
in Forward on the Michael Cohen and the Trump Organization.

Lisandro Pérez 

was invited to participate in the "Último Jueves" panel on Thursday, January 25, in Havana, Cuba. "Último Jueves" is a monthly event to discuss issues relevant to an understanding of contemporary Cuban society. 


Veronica Michel  

authored Prosecutorial Accountability and Victims' Rights in Latin America (Cambridge University Press), which explores how the right to private prosecution has helped victims in Latin America when the state fails to investigate and prosecute crime.


Jane Katz, 

Professor of Health and Physical Education, took first place in the 2018 National Championship for the 500-yard freestyle swim for women ages 75-79.






June 30th, 2018 

10:00 AM-2:00 PM   

New Building

CUNY and the New York Daily News host Citizenship Now!
2018 Citizenship Application Assistance and Immigrant Resource Fair.


July 4-22, 2018 

8:00 PM 

Gerald W. 

Lynch Theater


a Swiss mask theater troupe, presents their newest program "you & me" inspiring audiences with a magical, wordless world filled with

poetic art.  


July 16th, 2018 

8:30 AM-3:30 PM  

New Building,
Room L.63

School Safety Summit: John Jay's Department of Public Safety, in conjunction with the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation present safety information on active shooter threats, immediate first aid, responding to victims and more. 

For a complete listing of events, click here to visit the calendar

The 2018 Student Council Looks Ahead

On June 1st, John Jay's 2018 student council members were officially sworn in by President Karol V. Mason. Everyone on the team is excited for the coming academic year, and each of them has specific goals for the College, the faculty, and their fellow students. We chatted with a few of them to learn more about their backgrounds and aspirations. Read more



President Mason's Appeal
for Black and Brown Children

On Thursday, June 28th, President Karol V. Mason will be speaking at The Aspen Ideas Festival discussing "Criminal Justice Reform, Politics, and Forging a Way Forward." Since The Aspen Ideas Festival gathers global leaders to examine challenging topical issues, President Mason wanted to share this essay with both the John Jay and Aspen community. Read more



Professor David Brotherton Examines America's "Deportation Regime"

A couple of years after David Brotherton first arrived to John Jay in 1994, he received a curious invitation from Professor Luis Barrios to visit the church where Barrios preached uptown. It was at Barrios' Episcopalian church that Brotherton, who had done research on gangs in California, first met Latin King leader Antonio Fernandez, a.k.a. King Tone. Read more



Alumna Tamykah Anthony-Marston
Sets a Powerful Example for
Young Superheroes

Alumna Tamykah Anthony-Marston has become a successful scientist since graduating from John Jay in 2015. She's also a testament to the fact that you don't need to be a superhero to achieve your wildest dreams. Read more



John Jay College Hosts
Solitary Confinement Week

Solitary confinement has become a critical issue in criminal justice reform, and this April, John Jay College, in partnership with The Center on Media, Crime and Justice, Public Square Media and National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT), hosted Solitary Confinement Week, a weeklong series of events designed to educate journalists, advocates, John Jay community members and the general public on the adverse effects of prolonged isolation. Read More 



John Jay Student Researchers
Shine During 2018 Research
and Creativity Week

This spring, John Jay students presented original research and projects to fellow students, faculty, and the general public as part of the annual Research and Creativity Week. From April 30 to May 4, 355 undergraduate and graduate students from 25 areas of study participated. Read more



John Jay Is Using Innovative Data Project to Help Boost Graduation Rates

In partnership with DataKind, a non-profit committed to helping social justice leaders use data to increase their impact, John Jay College is taking an innovative approach to improving student graduation rates through the use of data and analytics. Read more  



From the Ashes Shines a Light
the Coal Industry's Impact

On April 26, John Jay College of Criminal Justice hosted a screening and panel discussion on From the Ashes, a documentary about the devastating impact of the coal industry on communities across the country. The documentary, which premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival and on the National Geographic Channel, and was produced with the support of Bloomberg Philanthropies, has toured over a dozen cities around the world and has added a significant contribution to the global conversation on environmental justice. Read more 



Special Issue of Criminal Justice

Policy Review Dedicated to John Jay's Misdemeanor Justice Project

Criminal Justice Policy Review released an online special issue in May dedicated to the Misdemeanor Justice Project (MJP) of John Jay College of Criminal Justice. A printed version of the special issue will be released later this year.


The Criminal Justice Policy Review journal is a project of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). It is edited by Professor Daniel Lee and published by Sage Publishing. Read more  




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