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Glenn Dinetz

Glenn Dinetz started his law enforcement career with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office while attending Marietta College in Ohio as part of a government grant program. Upon returning to New Jersey, while attending Rutgers University in Newark, he was a Special Patrolman with the Millburn Police. Shortly after receiving his MBA, he was recruited into... Learn More


Nicole Swiderski

Nicole’s primary areas of interest are interpersonal violence and re-victimization. Her current research combines knowledge in both the fields of criminal justice and social psychology to examine the effects of victimization on an individual’s implicit and explicit self-concept in order to better understand re-victimization. She is interested in the effects of priming on implicit identities,... Learn More


Ihsan Al-Zouabi

Ihsan Al-Zouabi is Ph.D. student at Rutgers-Newark School of Criminal Justice. Her current research agenda concerns the relationship between racial inequality and environmental harm. Ihsan earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Urban Youth Development (2016) as well as a Master of Science in Criminal Justice (2017) from the University of North... Learn More


Ashley Appleby

  Publications Appleby, A. (2021) Promising Practices: Special Needs Unit, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. Vera Institute of Justice, Safe Alternatives to Segregation Resource Center. Appleby, A. (2018).  Breaking the Pendulum: The Long Struggle Over Criminal Justice, by Philip Godman, Joshua Page, and Michelle Phelps.  Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Books, Rutgers School of Criminal Justice... Learn More


Popy Begum

Popy Begum was born in Sylhet, Bangladesh and raised in Astoria, Queens. She graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a B.A. in International Criminal Justice and Certificate in Dispute Resolution. Popy earned the MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice (Research Methods) from the Centre for Criminology, Oxford University in England. Among Popy’s... Learn More