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Professor Candace McCoy featured in PBS special "America After Ferguson"

Professor Candace McCoy was a guest on the PBS special "America After Ferguson" that aired on WNET TV-13 at 8 p.m. on Friday, September 26, 2014. Gwen Ifill of PBS moderated the discussion about the issues raised by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Interviews also included former president Bill Clinton, NPR host Michele Norris and actress-playwright Anna Deavere Smith. 

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McCoy is a member of the core faculty of the CUNY Doctoral Program in Criminal Justice at John Jay College, and she also regularly teaches for John Jay’s master's program in Criminal Justice. She specializes in the study of criminal justice policies and has published on such topics as sentencing, plea bargaining, jury decision-making, police practices, and drug courts. She received the American Society of Criminology’s Herbert Block Award for distinguished service to the profession in 2003. In 2006, she was appointed as Chair of the State of New Jersey’s Criminal Disposition Commission.