Crime/Violence

Human Trafficking

Posted: July 13, 2021 at 3:15 pm

A/V requirements: Internet Access, Laptop, LCD Projector, Screen

Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

Drug Trafficking

Posted: July 13, 2021 at 3:13 pm

A/V requirements: Internet Access, Laptop, LCD Projector, Screen

Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

Organized Crime

Posted: July 13, 2021 at 2:49 pm, Last Updated: July 13, 2021 at 2:51 pm

A/V requirements: Internet Access, Laptop, LCD Projector, Screen

Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

The Threat to American Democracy and Civil Society: Understanding Influence Operations, Violent Extremism, and the Fractures Spawned by Political Partisanship

Posted: January 15, 2021 at 2:58 pm

On January 6, 2021, the United States Capitol was attacked by a violent mob in an attempt to disrupt an electoral vote count by a joint session of congress. The Capitol almost fell under the weight of this insurrection. Americans – stunned and frozen in front of their televisions and mobile devices – witnessed a […]

A/V requirements: Internet Access, Laptop, LCD Projector, Screen, White Board and Markers

John Villanueva

Civil Death, Incarceration, and Their Effects in the United States

Posted: July 24, 2020 at 12:21 pm, Last Updated: March 29, 2021 at 7:01 pm

Mass conviction, mass incarceration, and mass disenfranchisement currently deprive millions of Americans of civil and voting rights. Civil death, while initially framed as related to a crime or infraction of law, continues to follow the formerly incarcerated to the grave. This presentation examines the backstory of these policies, the historic racial implications, interpretations of human […]

A/V requirements: LCD Projector, Screen

Patricia A. Maulden

Mass Fatality Investigations and War Crimes

Posted: May 14, 2020 at 12:23 pm, Last Updated: July 6, 2021 at 7:31 pm

Dr. Falsetti has been deployed to many mass fatality situations including military mishaps, commercial airline mass disasters (American Eagle, TWA 800), domestic terrorism (Oklahoma City Bombing), foreign terrorism (World Trade Center), and natural disasters (GA Floods, Thai Tsunami and Haitian Earthquake). In Bosnia & Herzegovina, Anthony managed mortuaries and field teams whose mission was to […]

A/V requirements: None

Anthony Falsetti

Forensic Anthropology and Death Investigation

Posted: May 14, 2020 at 12:21 pm, Last Updated: July 6, 2021 at 7:31 pm

Forensic anthropology is the examination of human skeletal remains for law enforcement agencies to help with the recovery of human remains, to determine the identity of unidentified human remains, interpret trauma, and estimate time since death. Physical anthropologists develop methods to evaluate bones to understand people who lived in the past. Such questions might include: […]

A/V requirements: None

Anthony Falsetti

Mexico-U.S. Relations

Posted: June 12, 2019 at 2:14 pm, Last Updated: July 13, 2021 at 2:48 pm

A/V requirements: Internet Access, Laptop, LCD Projector, Screen

Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

Posted: June 12, 2019 at 2:10 pm, Last Updated: July 13, 2021 at 2:44 pm

Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera (Ph.D. in Political Science, The New School for Social Research) is Associate Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University. Her areas of expertise are Mexico-U.S. relations, organized crime, immigration, border security, social movements and human trafficking. She was the Principal Investigator of a research grant to study organized […]

The Public Health Impacts of Gender-based Violence against Women

Posted: January 24, 2019 at 3:59 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 3:52 pm

What are the public health impacts of gender-based violence against women? How can we research gender-based violence against women? What are promising intervention approaches to both reduce gender-based violence against women?

A/V requirements: Internet Access, Laptop, LCD Projector, Screen

Jhumka Gupta (Remote only through 2021)

Jhumka Gupta (Remote only through 2021)

Posted: January 24, 2019 at 3:57 pm, Last Updated: July 6, 2021 at 5:21 pm

Jhumka Gupta, ScD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Global and Community Health within the College of Health and Human Services. Her research program applies a social epidemiology framework towards advancing the science of gender-based violence against women and girls (e.g. intimate partner violence, sex trafficking). Specifically, she investigates the mental and reproductive health […]

Implementing Policy/Practice Reform in U.S. Corrections Agencies

Posted: September 19, 2017 at 3:24 pm

As organizations move scientific, scholarly research into work environments, our knowledge of implementation processes grows. However, scholars still know little about how managers and staff acquire knowledge about evidence-based or evidence-informed practices (EBPs/EIPs), how much they understand them and how they are used. This study examines how organizational actors understand, negotiate and implement reforms including […]

A/V requirements: LCD Projector

Danielle S. Rudes

Things That Keep Me Up at Night: Technology’s Severest Challenges

Posted: April 13, 2017 at 6:48 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 5:20 pm

If you are pretty much comfortable with today’s information technology world, this course is probably not for you. The instructor, who teaches technology policy at Mason, has collected several dozen of what he thinks are the scarier, more worrisome, and potentially game-changing topics in information technology that may be in our near-term and longterm future. […]

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Steve Ruth

Amy Murphy

Posted: February 24, 2015 at 7:40 pm, Last Updated: March 30, 2021 at 3:10 pm

Amy Murphy, MPP, joined the Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence (ACE!) in 2009. Amy serves as Project Director for the RNR Simulation Tool, an online suite of tools that operationalizes the Risk-Need-Responsivity principles. Amy’s additional projects at ACE include SOARING 2, an eLearning curriculum for criminal justice supervision officers, JSTEPS, an implementation study on contingency […]

Religious Conflicts and Their Resolution

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 2:43 pm, Last Updated: June 29, 2021 at 5:06 pm

Why do religious conflicts sometimes become lethal? What is causing the current spread of violent religious conflicts worldwide? What can be done to resolve these conflicts?

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Richard Rubenstein

Poverty, Inequality, and Conflict

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 1:45 pm, Last Updated: June 29, 2021 at 5:07 pm

How do poverty and inequality generate violent conflict even in a wealthy nation like the U.S.A.? What can be done to alter or eliminate the root causes of crime, structural violence, and war? This lecture brings the insights of conflict analysis and resolution to bear on an increasingly critical domestic problem.

A/V requirements: None

Richard Rubenstein

Personal Safety Risk Management

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 1:37 pm, Last Updated: July 16, 2019 at 5:34 pm

The workplace is an increasingly risky place. While it is impossible to eliminate the risk, it is possible to manage the risk. This workshop provides information to human service professionals and health care personnel on specific strategies who work with the public or specialized populations with greater risk for violence.

A/V requirements: LCD, Screen

Molly Davis

New Approaches to Treatment During Incarceration

Posted: September 26, 2014 at 9:21 pm, Last Updated: July 9, 2021 at 2:40 pm

New research provides a framework for more constructive treatment approaches to break the cycle of crime.

A/V requirements: LCD, Screen

June Tangney