Dr. Phil Harris in Vietnam
Dr. Harris has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to support lecturing on criminology and criminal justice policy in Vietnam during the Spring 2013 semester (January thru May). He is located at the School of Law, Vietnam National University in Hanoi. While there, he hopes to examine closely juvenile justice policies and practices to compare American and Vietnamese responses to what we call delinquency.
Here he is with his criminology class in Vietnam:
Carlena Orosco featured in Bright Blue Line
Our own, Carlena A. Orosco, is featured in The Bright Blue Line, in series honoring dispatchers.
Dr. Ratcliffe on Radio Times
|Dr. Ratcliffe was on Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane. The topic was the cell phone video footage that captured then-Philadelphia Police Lt. Jonathan Josey striking a woman in the face at the street celebrations in North Philadelphia following September’s Puerto Rican Day Parade. The complete segment can be found here.|
Dr. Belenko quoted in NY Times
Dr. Belenko shares his thoughts on the Prison Yoga Project, a program that began in California 12 years ago. “This seems like a relatively inexpensive technique that could be made available to inmates and doesn’t take a lot of space,” said Steven Belenko, a professor with the Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University who focuses on prisons. Read the complete article here.
Drs. Groff and Taylor speak at the
Violent Crime Prevention Roundtable
On December 12, Drs. Liz Groff and Ralph Taylor delivered invited remarks to Philadelphia City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson's roundtable discussion on violence and gun violence. Shown (L-R) are John Rich, Dean, Public Health, Drexel, Dr. Groff delivering her remarks, and Dr. Joel Fine, CHOP. The second picture shows Councilman Johnson.
Drs. Harris and Van Cleve speak at Temple's Mass Incarceration in America Teach-in Event
The Mass Incarceration Event at Temple took place on November 29, 2012. This event comprised nationally reknowned scholars, inclduing Drs. Harris and Van Cleve, who discussed the criminalization of communities, the industry of mass incaceration, and the implications of race, prison labor, and private industry. Click here to view Dr. Van Cleve's talk.
Dr. Belenko receives Distinguished Scholar Award at the 2012 American Society of Criminology
Professor Belenko was awarded the Distinguished Scholar Award by the Division on Corrections and Sentencing at the 2012 American Society of Criminology. Professor Belenko was also named Associate Editor of the new Springer journal, Health and Justice, and was appointed to the Editorial Board of Justice Quarterly.