The article, titled "Tempering expectations: A qualitative study of prosecutorial reform," is based on in-depth interviews with nearly 50 prosecutors in Tampa and Jacksonville.
The Consortium is the mechanism through which the MacArthur Foundation's SJC uses its data to undertake broader research and evaluation of strategies for reducing jail populations. After a competitive application process, FIU's Center for the Administration of Justice was selected for membership in the Consortium.
Dr. Chang won the Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. She will be recognized for this award during the Faculty Convocation Award Ceremony in Fall 2020.
Dr. Vincent moderates an insightful discussion with Criminal Justice experts Dr. Ammons-Blanfort, Dr. Goddard, and Dr. Peacock on the long history of racism in the fight for justice and what we can learn from other nations.
In a recent paper published in Crime & Delinquency, Erik Cruz, Stewart J. D’Alessio, and Lisa Stolzenberg found that violent crime increases as temperature rises because of enhanced interaction among the public in outdoor settings.
Dr. Vincent converses with leaders from FIU CAPS, Miami Dade County Public Schools, City Year, and Center for Popular Democracy about the challenges of community violence and allyship in and outside of the classroom.
Dr. Vincent and Dr. Ammons-Blanfort join FIU leaders to discuss racial tensions, the history of police brutality against people of color, and strategies to move forward.
Dr. Lin Liu joins the department as an assistant professor, and Dr. Candice Ammons-Blanfort joins the faculty as a full-time instructor.
Congratulations to Chucky Back on successfully completing his Ph.D. in International Crime and Justice! Chucky recently joined the faculty of the University of Scranton.
Please join us in congratulating our latest Ph.D. graduates. Dr. Joelle Lee-Silcox and Dr. Erik Cruz both successfully defended their dissertation and will be graduating this semester.