Crime/Violence

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

Posted: July 24, 2020 at 12:21 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

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 […]

Anthony Falsetti

Forensic Anthropology and Death Investigation

Posted: May 14, 2020 at 12:21 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; Organized Crime; Immigration; Border Security, and Human Trafficking

Posted: June 12, 2019 at 2:14 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 2:13 pm

I can talk about the topics mentioned above. Presentation is available remotely/virtually.

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: April 23, 2020 at 2:11 pm

Available to present remotely/virtually. 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-US relations, organized crime, immigration, border security, and human trafficking. Her newest book is titled Los Zetas Inc.: Criminal Corporations, […]

The Public Health Impacts of Gender-based Violence against Women

Posted: January 24, 2019 at 3:59 pm, Last Updated: January 24, 2019 at 4:05 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

Jhumka Gupta

Posted: January 24, 2019 at 3:57 pm

Jhumka Gupta, ScD, is Assistant 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, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 8:00 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 EBPs in community […]

A/V requirements: LCD Projector

Danielle S. Rudes

Danielle S. Rudes

Posted: September 19, 2017 at 3:22 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Available to present remotely/virtually. Danielle S. Rudes, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Criminology, Law and Society and the Deputy Director of the Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence (ACE!) at George Mason University. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Rudes is an expert qualitative researcher whose methods include ethnographic observation, […]

Transforming Violent Systems: How Structural Conflicts Can Be Resolved

Posted: April 6, 2015 at 5:43 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 8:03 pm

Many of our most intractable conflicts are produced, not by ignorance or communications failures, but by social systems that generate violence. These include conflicts over crime and punishment, wealth and poverty, and foreign policy choices.  How do we change the systems that produce violent conflict? Presentation is available remotely/virtually.

A/V requirements: None

Richard Rubenstein

Amy Murphy

Posted: February 24, 2015 at 7:40 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 3:55 pm

Available to present remotely/virtually. 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 […]

Reasons to Kill: Why Americans Choose War

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 2:31 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 8:04 pm

Based on the speaker’s 2010 book. The arguments and images that persuade Americans to consent to wars, and how we can clarify our thinking about self-defense, evil enemies, moral crusades, and war as a last resort. Presentation is available remotely/virtually.

A/V requirements: None

Richard Rubenstein

Poverty, Inequality, and Conflict

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 1:45 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 8:04 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. Presentation is available remotely/virtually.

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