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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


Katherine Bright

Katherine Bright is a PhD student at the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University- Newark. She has served as a field researcher and project manager on several NIJ funded grants focused on human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). For the last two years, Katherine has worked on a pilot project... Learn More


Christine Neudecker

Christine Neudecker is a PhD student in the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers – Newark. Christine holds a B.A. and M.A in Criminology from Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada, and an Advanced Diploma in Geographic Information System Analysis from Vancouver Island University, Canada. She has held the roles of research assistant, teaching assistant, part-time... Learn More


Felipe Salazar Tobar

Felipe is a doctoral student in the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University, Newark. He holds a B.A in Sociology (Alberto Hurtado University, Chile) and a M.A in Criminal Justice (Rutgers University). His research focuses on neighborhoods and violence, fear of crime, police legitimacy and crime prevention policy. During his professional career, Felipe worked... 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