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SCJ Fall 2018 Newsletter

Welcome to Fall 2018 From Dean Rod K. Brunson As Dean of the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University – Newark, it is my absolute pleasure to introduce our Fall 2018 newsletter. I also encourage you to carefully browse our webpages and schedule an in-person visit to our amazing School. I am confident that you will be thoroughly... Learn More

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON MEASURES AND MEANINGS OF CRIME AND JUSTICE IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH

On behalf of the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University-Newark, Associate Professor Andres F. Rengifo is hosting a three-day conference  featuring scholars, journalists and leaders of non-profit organizations outside of the United States/Europe. Over 25 guest speakers will be discussing methods for data collection and research design in “data-poor” environments, as well as strategies to... Learn More

5th Annual Senator Ron Rice Lecture on Criminal Justice and Public Policy

It is with great pleasure and honor that we welcome Stefania Kaplanes as our keynote speaker at this year’s 5th annual Senator Ron Rice Lecture on Criminal Justice and Public Policy with a presentation titled, “Live in Peace! Why wait until you. Rest? – Understanding How to Reduce Gun Violence”. Stefania is the Injury Prevention... Learn More

SCJ REAL Talk & Bone Marrow Drive

Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice, is not merely in Newark, but is of Newark. We enthusiastically embrace our legacy as an anchor and research institution. As a result, we are driven by themes of culture, diversity, and equality in all that we do. Our commitment to social justice reform and addressing some of the... Learn More

4th ANNUAL SENATOR RON RICE LECTURE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC POLICY

The School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University – Newark presents its 4th annual SENATOR RON RICE LECTURE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC POLICY with Keynote Speaker Philip K. Eure Inspector General for the New York City Police Department “Police Reform:  The Essential Role of Independent Review” Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 5:30 p.m. – 8:00... Learn More

Assistant Professor, Dr. Sarah Lageson, featured in RU-N Faculty Stories

Dr. Lageson’s Story Dr. Sarah Lageson studies data, technology and justice. Her research centers on public access to criminal justice data, error in criminal record databases, and associated issues with punishment, Constitutional rights, and inequality. She received her PhD in Sociology from the University of Minnesota in 2015. Her work has appeared in Criminology, Law... Learn More

Dr. Joel Caplan receives a Rutgers Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence

Dr. Joel Caplan received a Rutgers Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence. This fellowship honors faculty members who have recently been promoted with tenure and whose work shows exceptional promise. The fellowship includes a citation and a $1,000 research account. Dr. Caplan was honored for innovative approaches to understanding spatial patterns of crime, especially his... Learn More

Dr. Jody Miller selected as an ASC Fellow 2014

Dr. Jody Miller has been selected as an American Society of Criminology (ASC) Fellow 2014. The title of “Fellow” is given to those members of the Society in good standing who have achieved distinction in criminology. The honorary title “Fellow” recognizes persons who have made a scholarly contribution to the intellectual life of the discipline, whether... Learn More

Janet Garcia selected as an ASC Minority Fellow

Janet Garcia was selected as an ASC Minority Fellow (2014-2015). The Graduate Fellowship for Ethnic Minorities is designed to encourage students of color, especially from ethnic minority groups underrepresented in the field, to enter the field of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Janet Garcia is a third year PhD student at RSCJ. Her research interests include Prisoner... Learn More