Faculty Notes New Additions as of: May 7, 2008 ANDREOPOULOS, GEORGE (Government) recently had his book Human Rights Education for the 21st Century, which he co-authored with Richard Pierre Claude, published in Portuguese by the University of Sao Paulo Press in Brazil. This is the third foreign language edition of the book; it previously appeared in Japanese and Chinese editions. BROWN-MARSHALL, GLORIA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) was a participant in an April 12 seminar on the Supreme Court's 1857 Dred Scott decision. The seminar was sponsored by the Black History Committee of the Dutchess County Historical Society. Also participationg in the seminar was EDWARD J. SHAUGHNESSY (professor emeritus of sociology). HUSE, ANN A. (English) published a review of Patricia Phillippy's book Painting Women: Cosmetics, Canvases, and Early Modern Culture in the latest issue of Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History. JONES-BROWN, DELORES (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) received the 2008 William Bracey Award from the New York Chapter of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) on May 7. The award recognizes outstanding achievements benefiting the African-American community. LANGAN, ELISE (Government) presented a paper on "Musliims in Non_Muslim countries" at the Comparative and International Education Society at Teachers College, Columbia University on March 17. On march 27, she presented her paper, "A Survey of Identity and Attitudes in French Higher and Secondary Education" at the American Educational Research Association in New York City. LAPIDUS, BENJAMIN (Art, Music and Philosophy) will be the scholar-in-residence for the Jewish Museum of New York's humanitarian mission to the Jewish community of Cuba from May 27 to June 3. On July 13, he will be performing at the Central Park Summerstage, and in August he will be performing in Japan with celebrated flutist kaori Fujii. LENTS, NATHAN and DIANA FRIEDLAND (Sciences) both presented their research at the recent annual conference of the Amercan Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, held in San Diego, CA. Lents presented a poster titled "Discovery and Characterization of a Novel DNA Damage-Induced Splice Variant of Mdm2." Friedland delivered a lecture on "Pokeweed Antiviral Protein, and Unusual Ribosome Inactivating Protein." She also presented the most recent data from her John Jay laboratory at a poster session, with a poster titled "Characterization of Pokeweed Antiviral Protein's Interaction with Eukaryotic Initiation Factors and an S/R Loop Oligorbonucleotide." MCCRIE, ROBERT D. (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) was recently honored with the Richter H. Moore Jr. Educator Award by the Security and Crime Prevention Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. The award, presented by MARVIE BROOKS (Library), cited McCrie as a superb teacher who has helped many students to become good practitioners and educators, and who mentors students even after they graduate. O'DONNELL, GENE (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) was the Keynote speaker at the annual James Connolly/Mike Quill Labor Celebration hosted in March by the Transport Workers Union, Local 100. OPOTOW, SUSAN (Sociology) presented a paper on "After the American Civil War: Moral Inclu- sion and Exclusion in the Reconstruction and Jim Crow Eras" and co-presented "Post 9/11 Conflicts in New York City, 2001-2006" at the Western Social Science Association convention in Denver, CO, on April 25. At the annual meeting of the American Association of Museums in Denver on April 29, she chaired a panel on "Qantifying fun in the Museum Environment: Results of Recent Research." An article by Opotow, "Not So Much as Place to Lay our Head: Moral Inclusion and Exclusion the American Civil War Reconstruction," was published in the March 2008 issue of the journal Social Justice Research. SNEH, ITAI (History) served as a judge in the "Mock Trial on the Responsibility of States to Take Armed Action to Stop Genocide at the International Court of Justice," and presented a paper on "Human Rights as the Missing Link in U.S.Foreign Policy: Justice, Politics and Publicity," at the International Studies Association annual conference, held in San Francisco in late March. STEIN, ABBY (Interdisciplinary Studies) published her article "This Is Your Brain on Trauma" in the spring 2008 issue of the Journal of Psychiatry. Stein was also an invited speaker at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Division 39, held on April 10 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------- Archive A ABEEL, ERICA (Foreign Languages and Literatures) on the Toronto International film Festival, titled "Toronto Torrent: Gay Gems Stand Out in Annual Film Frenzy," was published in the October 20 issue of Film Journal International. In addition, three articles by Abeel have appeared recently on indieWIRE.como--a "Critic's notegbook" reviews of the Cannes Film Festival "The Classic American ragedy of Bennett Miller's 'Capote'," and "Making the Personal Universal: Noah Baumbach on the Squid and the Whale'." ABEEL, ERICA (Foreign Languages and Literatures) has published a "Critic's Notebook" in Indiewire.com, about the "Rendez-Vous with French Cinema" festival that was jointly presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Unifrance. The article point up the growing "high concept" trend in French cinema, and offers capsule reviews of some 16 films shown during the festival, including La Vie en Rose, a new biopic about Edith Piaf. ABEEL, ERICA (Foreign Languages and Literatures) publishsed a "Critic's Notebook" on the New Directors/New Films Festival in a recent issue of Filmmaker magazine. During the recent Cannes Film festival, she blogged to Film maker, and wrote profiles of the Coen Brothers, Michael Moore and the Turkish auteur Fatih Akin. ALLEN, VALERIE (English), MARGARET BULL-KOVERA (Psycology), JOSHUA FREILICH (Sociology), ELIZABETH JEGLIC (Psychology), LILA KAZEMIAN (Sociology), BILAL KHAN (Mathematics and Computer Science), VALLI RAJAH ((Sociology), GABRIELLE SALFATI (Psychology) and HUNG-EN SUNG (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) have been named as the latest recipients of awards under the Faculty Scholarly Excellence Reward Program. The awards, selected by the college's Research Advisory Committee, provide recipients with six credits of reassigned time in recognition of their outstandging scholarship in the past three years and to support continued scholarly productivity. AMAN, MICHAEL (Speech, Theatre, and Media Studies) and KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) have co-authored an article titled "Psychopathic Elements in the Film Goodfellas," which will appear as the lead article in the May/June issue of Community Corrections Report on Law and Corrections Practice, published by the Civic Research Institute. In the article, they stress the importance of criminal justice professors teaching elements of psychopathy to crimnial justice professionals, using film as a learning tool, not just entertainment. ANDREOPOULOS, GEORGE (Government) recently published "The challenges and Perils of Normative Overstretch" in The United Nations and the Politics of International Authority (Routledge, 2008). Andreopoulos was also recently a visiting Professor at the Institut des Etudes Politiques of the University of Toulouse in France, where he lectrured on "crimes of Warand crimes of Peace." ANDREOPOULOS, GEORGE (Government) co-authored and presented two papers at the International Business and Economics Research in Las Vegas October 3-7. The first paper was titled "Absorption Policies for South-South Migration," and the second addressed "Economic Development and South-South Migration: A Two Stage Approach." ANDREOPOULOS, GEORGE (Government) spoke on "Military Intervention" at a conference on "The United Nations in the 21st Century," sponsored by City College's Master's Program in international Relations and The Colin Powell Center for Policy Studies. In addition, he spoke on "UN Reform" at a conderence on "The UN @ 60: Global Issues in the New Millennium," held at La Guardia Community College. ANDREOPOULOS, GEORGE (Government) participated in a workshop on "International Relation/ International Law and the Enforcement of International Humanitarian Law: Have We Experienced a Reality Check?" at the International Studies Assocaition converntion held in San Diego, CA in March. He also served on a panel discussioon of "Comparative Priniciiples of the Law of Armed Conflict" ANDREOPOULOS, GEORGE (Government) presented a paper on "Human Rights and Collective Security" at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), held in Philadelphia from August 31 to September 3. He also chaired the Book Award Committee of APSA's Human Rights Section, presenting the award for "Best Book in Human rights." ANDREOPOULOS GEORGE (Government) presented a paper with Professor Giuliana Campanelli of William Paterson University at the recent International Academy of Business and Economics confereence in Las Vegas, NV. Their topic was "Economic Development and South-South Migration: A Two-Stage Approach." ANDREOPOULOS, GEORGE (Government) published an article on "Absorption Policies for SouthSouth Migration" in the most recent issue of the Journal of Business and Economics Research. This article was co-authored with professors Giuliana Campanelli and Alexandros Panayides of Wililiam Paterson University. ANDREOPOULOS, GEORGE (Government) presented a paper on Humanitarian Intervention at the 2007 International Studies Association convention, held in Chicago February 28 - March 3. In addition, he participated in a roundtable discussion on the Interrelationship between Political Activism and Scholarship. ANDREOPOULOS, GEORGE (Government) presented a paper on "Human Rights and Intervention in the Age of Terror" at the 2007 American Political Science Association convention in chicago, August 30-September 2. In addition, he recently delivered two lectures in italy: "Accountability for Human Rights Violations: challenges and prospects at the 13th Central European initiative International summer School of Cervia, and "From Humanitarian Intervention to the Responsibility for Human Rights Violations; Challenges and prospects at the 13th Central European initiative international Summer School of Cervia, and "From Humanitarian Intervention to the Responsibility to Protect: Moving Forward or More of the Same?" at the University of Bologna. ARIAS, DESMOND (Government) and MICHAEL PFEIFER (History) were named winners of 20072008 fulbright Scholarships from the Council for International Exchange of Scholars. Arias' award will fund his ongoing research in Brazil, while Pfeifer's is for research in Germany. ATRAN, SCOTT (Sociology) was the featured scholar in a article in The New York Times Sunday Magazine on March 4. In the article, "Darwins's God," Atran explained how his Darwinian approach to anthropology prompted him to wonder why religion was so pervasive when it seemed to consume physical and mental resources with no obvious evolutionary benefit for reproduction and survival of the species. B BARBARET, ROSEMARY and MANGAI NATARAJAN (Sociology) and 30 students majoring in International Criminal Justice (ICJ) visited the United Nations on October 7, where they observed the deliberations of a General Assembly committee on maters regarding drugs and terrorism. The group was accompanaied by two ICJ alumni, RINALDO OLIVERIE and YEON ADAMS, who now work as U.N. security officials, and FILORETA GASHI, an ICJ student intern in the U.N.'s Department of Economic and social Affairs. BARBERET, ROSEMARY (Sociology), MARCIA ESPARZA (Perto Rican/Latin American studies), MANGAI NATARAJAN (Sociology) and Edith Linn, a Phd student in criminal justice, were part of the American Society of Criminology delegation to the 50th session of the Commission on the Status of Women of the United Nations, which was held February 27 through March 10 at U.N. headquarters in New York City. BARBERET, ROSEMARY ( Sociology) recently received the Rafael Salillas prize of the Sociedad Espanola de Investigacion Criminologica (Spanish Society for Criminological Research) for her contribution to the development of empirical criminology in Spain. The award was conferred at the third National criminology conference held in Madrid, Spain, from April 6-8. Barberet gave a plenary address titled "Criminology and Human Rights." The U.S. Embassy in Madrid also sponsored the presentation of her edited volume of selected translations in Spanish from Criminal Justice 2000 at the conference. BARRIOS, LUIS (Puerto Rican/Latin American Studies) recently received the Outstanding Newspaper Columnist Award from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). Also, Barrios presented a paper on "Psychological Colonialism: The Reality of Puerto Rico" as part of the first decolonization conference sponsored by the University of Puerto Rico in April. BARRIOS, LUIS (Puerto Rican/Latin American Studies) presented a paper titled "Cultural Criminology and Alternative Transcripts of New York City Street Organizatons" at the 2nd International conference of Cutural Criminology, held May 12-13 in London,England. Barrios also did a presentation on "Transforming Gang Culture" on May 16 at the Race and Reconciliation Conference sponsored by the Commission of Citizen's Rights and Community Relations in Buffalo, NY. BEATTY, KAREN (Counseling) has published a short story titled "Why the Carpet Guy" in the July 2005 issue of Writers Post Journal, and an essay titled "In Blizzard Mode" in the September 2005 issue of the literary journal Barbaric Yawp. BEATTY, KAREN (Counseling) recently published two essays: "Honoring Political Polarities" in the spring/summer 2006 issue of Moon Journal, and "Bringing in the Sheaves" in the spring 2006 issue of Social and Legal Studies. BEATTY, KAREN (Counseling) published an online essay and photo exhibit, titled "Shelter from the Storm," about a travel experience in Laos. The exhibit can be seen on www.glimpseabroad.org, a site that fosters cross-cultural understanding in exchange, particularly between the United States and the rest of the world. BELCHER, ELLEN (Library) presented a paper titled "Interpreting Hala Figurines: Empirical Proposals: at the recent annual conference of the British Association of Near Eastern Archaeologists, in liverpool, UK On March 4, she presented a paper on "The Halaf Beads and Pendants from Domuztep (Kahramanmara Turkey): Technological and Reductive Strategies," at the Sixth International Conference on Chipped and Ground Stone Tools of the Fertile Crescent in Manchester, UK. BELCHER, ELLEN (Library) was an invited speaker at the 29th International Symposium of Excavations, Survey and Archaeometry, held in Izmit/Kocaeli, Turkey, from May 28-June 1. she presented a papaer on Fifth Millennium (BCE) Anthropomorphic Figurines from Central and Southeastern Anatolia. BIONDI, CARRIE-ANN (Art, Music and Philosophy) will have her essay "Socratic Teaching: Beyond the Paper Chase" published in a forth coming issue of the Journal Teaching Philosophy. BLITZ, MICHAEL (Interdisciplinary Studies) has written a new book, Arnold Schwarzenegger: A Biography. Published by Greenwood Press and co-authore by Louise krasniewicz, the book takes a more analytical approach to the life stroy of the California governor, examining the connections between Schwarzenegger's influence on mass culture and his rise to political power. Blitz previously chronicled Schwarzenegger in the book Why Arnold Matters: The Rise of a Cultural Icon. BLITZ, MICHAEL (Interdisciplinary Studies) had his newest book, Johnny Depp: A Biography, published by Greenwood Press. This is Blitz's second biography since 2006 Greenwoods's Young Adult series. BOCKMEYER, JANICE (Government ) published her chapter "Building the Global City - The Immigrant Experience of Urban Revitalization, "in the book Governing Cities in a Global Era: Urban Innovation, Competition, and Democratic Reform (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). The book, edited by Robin Hambleton and Jill Simone Gross, represents the work of scholars from 11 countries on urban challenges facing city residents, leaders and managers in all continents. BOCKMEYER, JANICE (Government) presented her papeer, "Are Global 'Good Practices' Good? A Metacentric Analysis of German Community Governance," at the 37th annual meeting of the Urban Affairs Association in Seattle, April 25-28. BOCKMEYER, JANICE (Government) authored "A Culture of Walls: Diversity and Division in the New Berlin," in Toward a New Metropolitanism: Reconstituting Public Culture, Urban Citizenship, and the Multicultural Imaginary in New York and Berlin (Heidelberg: Winter). Professors TERESA BOOKER (African American Studies), KEWULAY KAMARA (African American Studies) and KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) presented a panel discussion on December 7 at the invitation of the College's African Students' Association, on the topic "Let's Talk Darfur". BRANDT, DAVID (Psychology) has published a book titled Delinquency, Develpment and Social Policy (Yale University Press 2005). The book critically reviews research relating to the development of juvenile delinquency and society's response to antisocial adolescents. BRICKMAN, DANETTE (Government) presented a paper on April 23 at the Midwest Political Science Conference, Chicago, IL. Her paper, "A Tale of Two Values: The Conflict of Equity and Efficiency in New York's Administrative Law Tribunal Process," was presented at a panel on courts and Bureaucracy. BRICKMAN, DANETTE (Government) presented a papaer titled "Congressional Reaction to Supeme Court Decisions: Understanding the introduction of Legislation to Override" at the Southern Political Science Association (SPSA) conference in January in New Orleans, LA. She also presented a paper titled "Public Perceptions of Supreme Court Decisions: An Analysis of Issues Salience" and was a participant in a roundtable on experimental methodology at the conference. She received the association's Artinian Award for Professional Development. BROWNE-MARSHALL, GLORIA J. (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) has been appointed to the American Bar Association's Africa Law Initiative Council. BROWNE-MARSHALL, GLORIA J. (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) presented the papaer "Denial of Innocence: Black Girls and the Statutory Rape Debate" at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences concference in Baltimore, MD, in March. BROWNE-MARSHALL, GLORIA J. (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) has been elected Secretary of the American Bar Association's Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities. The section provides leadership within the legal profession in protecting and advancing human rights, civil liberties and social justice. BROWNE-MARSHALL, GLORIA J. (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) held a book talk and singning at the Countee Cullen Library in Harlem on September 15 for her book Race, Law and American Society: 1607 to Present (Routledge, 2007). BRYANT, GREGORY (Liberty Partnerships Program) participated as a panelist in a symposium sponsored by the American Education Reseach Association in San Francisco, CA, on April 8. The symposium was titled "Increasing College Access for Inner City Youth: succcesses and challenges of New York State's Liberty Partnerships Program (Metro Region)." Bryant discussed best practices and program design to foster a culture that encourages inner city youth to attend college. C CARPI, ANTHONY and LAWRENCE KOBILINSKY (Sciences) and KATE SZUR (Center of English Language Support) were awarded a five-year, $3.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Title V Program, for a project titled "Fostering Retention and Articulation of students in Science by Developing Science and English Language Support Services." CARPI, ANTHONY (Sciences) and ANNE EGGER of Stanford University were awarded a $599.875 grant from the Fund for the Improveement of Postsecondary Education for their project titled "Teaching the Process of Science," in which they will develop curricular materials that teach about the nature of the scientific method and scienctific research. CARPI, ANTHONY (Sciences) attended the statewide Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) conference in Lake George, NY, in April, where he led a delegation of seven undergraduate science students from the college. four of the Students had poster presentations accepted for the conference, and two - AngieVargas and Nubia Ducasse - won first place awards for best presentation in their respective catergories. CASEY, GER and RIC CURTIS (Anthropology) presented a paper titled "The Legacy of Eleanor Leacock and Contemporary Participatory Action Research: Alternative Approaches to the Study of Druts and Crime in New york City" at the recent annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association. The paper presented two case studies of original research conducted by interdisciplinary teams of John Jay faculty and students working with community partners that included the New York City Police Departent and the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office. CASEY, GERRIE (Anthropology) presented a paper on March 20 at the Center for Cosmopolitan Studies at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, where she is currently conducting research on a post-doctoral fellowship. The paper, "Dynamite in the Office: Secretaries in Puerto Rico Engage Gender, Race and Class in the Quest for personal power and Integrity," explored the tensions between individually crafted life historyes, social identities and the process of political mobilization among white-collar female workers in the Spanish-Speaking Caribbean. CLEAR, TODD (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) has had his book Imprisoning Communities: How mas Incarceration Makes Disadvantaged Communities Worse (Oxford University Press, 2007) chosen as one of the finalists for the annual C. Wright Mills Book Award, presented by the Society for the Study of Social Problems. COCHRAN, PAPATZIKOU EFFIE (English) was the invited keynote speaker on March 18 at the spring faculty development workshop at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY. Her topic was "Creating Inclusive pedagogies for Diverse Classrooms: Building Bridges and Forging Links." COCHRAN, PAPATZIKOU EFFIE (English) kept up a busy schedule during her year long sabbatical in 2007, including pressing ahead with her video research project involving non verbal cues and communication in parole board hearings. She co-presented a paper - "What Legal Writers Should Know: A Syntactic Analysis of a Legal Brief" - at the biennial conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists in Seattle, WA. She also taught a seminar on "Sector Analysis: X-Word Grammar" for the University of Catania in Ragusa, Sicily. COCHRAN, PAPATZIKOU EFFIE (English) had a paper, "Judicial Syntax: A U.S. HIstory," published in the conference proceedings of the Second European IAFL Conference on Forensic Linguistics/Language and the Law. The paper was originally presented at the International Association of Forensic Linguistics (IAFL) Conference in Barcelona, Spain. COCHRAN, PAPATZIKOU, EFFIE (English) co-presented a paper on a "Judicial Syntax" in September at the Second European Conference on Forensic Linguistic in Barcelona, Spain. COHEN, JIM (Public Manangement) is being sponsored by the French Instititue for Public Management and Economic Development to travel to Paris in March 2007, where he will deliver a paper on "Credit Market Development and changes in the Structure of Transportation in the U.S. and France, 1870-1939." cohen will complete his research for the paper under an extension of a visiting Scholar Award he received in spring 2006. COLLINS, PATRICK (Speech, theater and Media Studies) was a featured speaker and conducted a workshop on media strategies in crisis communication at a meeting of Latin American tourism executives held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on September 26. COUPEAU, STEEVE (Puerto rican/Latin American Studies) authored an article titled "Legacy of the Haitian Revolution" for the Encyclopedia of Slave Resistance and Rebellion, Vol. 1. The Encyclopedia, published in 2006 by Greenwood Press, is part of the "Milestones in African American History" series. CORBETT, GLENN (Public Management) wrote an article titled "A.G.'s Office Blocked Experts from Getting Facts" that appeared in the October 16 issue of The Providence (RI) Journal. D DAVIS, MARTHA (visiting scholar), KEITH A. MARKUS (Psychology) and NEAL VORUS (Psychology) have coauthored, along with Stan B. Walters of Stan B. Walters Associates and Brenda Connors of the Naval War College, an article titled "Behavioral Cues to Deception vs. Topic Incriminating Potential in Criminal Confessions." The article was published in the December 2005 issue of Law and huuman Behavior. The article reports on research that was funded in part by a John Jay Presidential Research Grant and introduces a theoretical model that distinguished deception cues from stress cues. DE LUCIA, ROBERT (counseling) and PAUL WYATT (Career Services) recently presented "Best Practices for Preparing College Students for Employment in the Criminal Justice Field," to the Board of Criminal Justice Career Advisors in Chicago, IL. DOMINGO, JANNETTE (African American Studies) was named Interim Dean of Graduate Studies. The new position replaces that of Academic Director of Graduate Studies, which Domingo had held for the past year. JAMES LEVINE, who was serving as Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, was named Dean of Research. DOYLE, JAMES (Center on Modern Forensic Practice) and JENNIFER DYSART (Psychology) have co-authored, with Elizabeth Loftus, the 4th edition of Eyewitness Testimony: Civil and Criminal (LexisNexis, 2008). The book provides courtroom-ready trial techniques and the latest psychological research concerning a wide variety of issues pertaining to eyewitness testimony. Loftus, the lead author, is a distinguished professor at the University of California-Irvine. DRAZDOWSKI, LAURA has been named to the new position of assistant athletics director for promotions and marketing. Drazdowski is a 2003 graduate of Columbia University, where she previously worked as assistant director for athletic communications. At John Jay she will be responsible for the internal and external promotion of the athletics department and programs. "I am very excited to be brought in to build something from the ground up," said Drazdowski, who started in her new position on October 16. DREISINGER, BAZ (English ) had her review of Samuel R. Delany's new novel Dark Reflections published inThe New York Times Sunday Book Review on September 9. The University of Massachusetts Press will publish Dreisinger's first book, New Black: White-to-Black Passing in American Culture, in 2008. E EHRENBERG, MIRIAM (Psychology) will chair a lecture/workshop series in March on legal and psychological issues of concern to lesbian/gay/bi-sexual/transgendered/questioning persons. The community education program, to be held on Monday evenings, is sponsored by the Institute for Human Identity, a nonprofit psychotherapy and training institute in Chelsea. ESPARZA, MARCIA (Puerto Rican and latin American Studies) participated in a program on the life and work of Charles Darwin at the Amcerican Museum of Natural Hisotry on January 14. Esparza's presentation was based on her work withh the Historical Memorey Project, specifically her research on the indigenous Kawesqar people of Chile. ESPARZA, MARCIA (Puerto Rican/latin American Studies) presented her ongoing research on human rights violations at the International Association of Genocide Scholars conference in July in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. The conference was organized in conjuction with the Institute of Research of Crimes Against Humanity and International Law at the University of Sarajevo. Esparza also presented her research at the Latin Amercan Studies Association meeting in Montreal, Canada, on september 7. Her article, "Nunca Mas? Pactos de Silencio y el Asesinato de Tucapel, Jimenez en Chile" (Never Again? Pacts of Silence and the Killing of tucapel Jimenez in Chile was accepted for publication in the anthropological journal Antipoda, published by Andes Universty Press in Bogota, Columbia. F FABER, ELI (History) recently concluded a five-year term as editor of the journal American Jewish History. Among the highlights of his term were the production of a landmark issue to commemorate the 350th anniversary of Jewish settlement in America, the development of new features and the publication of original source documents that otherwise would have remained unavailable to scholars. FAGAN, STEVE (Physical Education and Athletics) recently joined John Jay in the dual roles of head coach of the women's basketball team and equipment manager. Fagan comes to John Jay from Globe Institute of Technology, where he had been head womem's basketball coach for five seasons and guided the team to four regional title games of the National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association. FREILICH, JOSHUA (Sociology) co-authored a research brief, "Surveying State Police Agencies about Domestic Terrorism and Far-Right Extremism," that the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) recently published. The lead author of the brief was JOSEPH SIMONE JR., a graduating senior at John Jay, who was awarded two start undergraduate research fellowships to work with Freilich and Professor Steven M. Chermak of Michigan State University on the Project. FURST, TERRY R. (Anthropology) recently had his article "The Impact of Stigma on commercial Sex Workers, IDUs, and Those Who Trade Sex for Drugs" published in the International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice and Law. The article was co-authored by Kirsten F. Hunt of Columbia University Teachers College. G GENTILE, KATIE (Women's Center) has been invited to serve as a contributing editor for the interdisciplinary journal Studies in Gender and Sexuality. GENTILE, KATIE (Counseling/Women's Center) presented her book Creating Bodies: Eating Disorders as Self-Destructive Survival at the annual conference of the Amercan Psychological Association Division 39 in Toronto in April. She also discussed her book in an interview that aired on ther radio program "The Speakeasy" on WFMU-FM in New York. GIBSON, MARY (History) article, "Cesare Lombroso and Italian Criminology: The theory and Politics," was published in Criminals and Their Scientists: The History of Criminology in International Perspective (Cambridge University Press, 2006). GIBSON, MARY (History) recently published a scholarly translation, written with Nicole Hahn Rafter, of Cesare Lombrosco's clasic 19th-century criminological treatise Criminal Man (Duke University Press, 2006). She is currently serving as chair of the Columbia University Seminar on Modern Italy and on the Program Committe of the Social Science History Association. GIBSON, P.J. (English) premiered her play Angel at the Stella Adler Theatre in Los Angeles in September. Gibson's poems "Virgin," "On building," "Writing in Third Person" and "Almost forgot to Remember" will be publishedin the 2006/2007 Artist and Influence. GOLDSTEIN, ALAN M. (Psychology) was recently named as the recipient of the first Beth Clark Memorial Distinguished Service Award in Forensic Psychology. He was honored in March at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society for his contributions to the advancement of forensic psychology as chairman of the continuing education program of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology for the past 18 years. Goldstein recently signed a contract with Oxford University Press to serve as co-editor of a 20-book series on standards of care in forensic mental health assessment. GORMAN, BRIAN J. (Law, Police Science and Criminial Justice Administration) published an article "Bio-security and Secrecy Policy: Problems, Theory, and a Call for Executive Action" in I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy in the Information Society, a journal of the Heinz School of Public Policy at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburg PA, and Moritz College of Law at Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. GOTTDIENER, WILLIAM (Psychology) has had his paper "A Preliminary Test of the Addiction-to Near Death Construct" accepted for publication by the American Psychological Association's journal Psychoanalytic Psychology. H HABERFELD, MARIA R. (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) has been named to a blue-ribbon panel that will oversee and evaluate the performance of the Paterson, NJ. Police Department. The committee also includes local public officials, clergy and business owners. It will report its initial findings within 90 days of the finest meeting, which was hel on January 12. HABERFELD, MAKI and JOSEPH KING (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) recently visited Sweden, where they met with police, security officials, academics and member's of that nation's immigrant community. The trip, funded by a grant from the National Institute of Justice, was part of a study of counterterrrorism tactics and training in Europe and the United States, and their perception by the population, specifically the muslim immigrant community. HANDELMAN, STEPHEN (Center on Media, Crime and Justice) delivered a lecture to the Cleveland Council on World Affairs on February 19, on the "Russian Mafia and Transnational Organied Crime in the New Russia." HANDELMAN, STEPHEN (Center on Media, Crime and Justice) delivered a lecture to the Cleveland Council on World Affairs on February 19, on the "Russian Mafia and Transnational Organized Crime in the New Russia." HE,YI (Sciences) recently presented a work titled "Determination of Chloroanilines in Environmental Waters Using Hollow Fiber Supported Liquid-Liquid Microextraction," at the Pittcon 2008 conference held in New Orleans march 2-7. HE,YI (Sciences) published two articles stemming from her research in toxicology. the first, "Continuous flow Microextraction Combined with High-Performance Liquid Chromatography for the Analysis of Pesticides in Natural Waters," appears in the Journal of Chromatography. The second, "Impact of Irrigating Rice Paddies with Groundwater containing Arsenic in Bangladesh," is in the journal Science of the Total Environment. HE, YI (Sciences) has published her article "Single Drop Liquid-Liquid-Liquid Microextraction of Methamphetamine and Amphetamine in Urine" in the November 2006 issue of the Journal of Chromatography A. The article was co-authored by Youn-Jung Kang, who graduated from John Jay in June 2006. HE, YI, ANTHONY CARPI, PETER DEFOREST and NICHOLAS PETRACO (Sciences) were featured presenters and panelists at the 46th Eastern Analytical Symposium & Exposition, "Opening Up the World of Analyssis," held in November in Somerset, NJ. Also participating in the symposium was PETER DIACZUK, the director of forensic science training for John Jay's Center of Modern Forensic Practice. HEGEMAN, BETSY (Anthropology) was a panelist at the White Institute of Psychoanalysis, Psychiatry and Psychotherapy on October 14, addressing the topic "Fostering Resilience in Situations of Chronic Trauma, or Thinking About Repair Versus Revenge." She also gave a lecture titled "Trauma, dissociation and Psychoanalysis" to a group from the Rome Psycho- analytic Institute on October 18. HEGEMAN, BESTY (Anthropology) served as a discussant at a Case Conference at the American Institute for Psychoanalysis on January 12. She has been elected to the editorial board of the Journal Contemporary Psychoanalysis. HUSE, ANN A. (English ) organized a panel on "Women Writers and Family Dynamics" at the Renaissance Society of America meeting in San Francissco, CA, in March. she also presented a papaer titled ' The Welsh Connection: Katherine Phillips, the Owen Family and Regional Identity." HUSE, ANN A. (English) delivered a paper on female friendship poetry in Wales during the British civil wars, titled "The Vicarious Welshwoman: Katherine Philips and cultural Surrogacy." She presented the paper at the first bilingual meeting of the North American Society for Welsh Studies, held in July at the University of Wales in Swansea. HUSE, ANN A. (English) gave a talk at the Modern Language Association conference in Philadelphia in December. Her paper was titled "French Tutors and English Girls: Teaching the Romance Languages at Marvell's Appleton House." I JOHNSON, MATTHEW B. (Psychology) has co-authored two new publications with John Jay students. The article "Expert Psychological Testimony Regarding Disputed Confession Evidence in Federal Courts: United States v. Vallejo," co-written with Kimberly Citron, was publshied in the Journal of Forensic Psychology. citron, a former BA/MA scholar, is currently in the doctoral program in forensic psychology. Another article, "Secondary Trauma Associated what State Executions: Testimoney Regarding Execution Procedures," was co-written with Amanda Gil and Ingrid Johnson. Gil, who is currently a graduate student at Long Island University, served as Johnson's research assistant while she was a John Jay undergraduate. The article appeared in the Journal of Psychiatry Law. J JONES-BROWN, DELORES (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) was awarded the Becky Tatum Excellence Award from the Minorities and Women's Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). Jones-Brown, who is interim director of the John Jacy Center on Race, Crime and Justice, received the award on march 3 at the ACJS annual meeting in Baltimore, MD. JONES-BROWN, DELORES (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration), the interim director of the Center on Race, Crime and Justice, has been invited to serve on the editorial board of the Encyclopedia of Race and Crime, a two-volume work to be published by Sage in 2009. She will help identify themes and topic areas for the volumes, identify experts to write entries, review entries in her areas of expertise and contribute entries to the volumes. Jones-Brown's profile is featured in the "Highlights" section of the recently releeased CUNY Research foundation 2005 Annual Report. JOSIAH, BARBARA P. (History) authored a review of Gwendolyn Midio Hall's book Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas: Restoring the Links. The review appeared in the summer 2006 issue of the Journal of African American History. JOSIAH, BARBARA P. (History) presented a paper, "Organizing (in) the African Diaspora: Howard University, Guyan's Dr. Claude H.A. Denbow, and the League of Coloured Peoples," at the conference of the Association for the study of African American Life and Histoy, held in Atlanta, GA, in late September. Josiah was also the organizer of a panel on "Organizing and Linkage in the African Diaspora: Empowerment through Entrepreneurships, Education, Culture and Political Struggle. "Amilcar Herbert, a John Jay undergraduate, chaired the panel and commented o the papers presented K KAMARA, KEWULAY (Aftican-American Studies) was a featured performer at the People's Poetry Gathering, May 3-7 in New York City. The event sponsored by CityLore and the Bowery Poetry Club, included 60 poets reading their works in English and in their native languages. CityLore had commissioned Kamara to return to his boyhood home in Sierra Leone in 2004 to recreate an epic poem that was destroyed during civil war in that country. KARMEN, ANDREW (Sociology) had a paperback edition published of his book New York Murder Mystery: The True Story Behind the Crime Crash of the 1990s (NYU Press, 2000) The paperback edition is part of a series of books about New York City. Karmen's research tests the leading explanations for the sharp drop in the crime rate, and concludes that the mystery remains unsolved. KATZ, JANE (Physical Education and Athletics) recently participated in the CUNY Women's Leadership conference, and was included in its 2006 calendar as a Distinguished Alumna (CCNY63'). KATZ, JANE (Physical Education and Athletics) introduced water exercise to physical therapy students from New York University this spring at the college, as she has done annually for the past decade. Katz was recently honored as a United States Masters Swimming all American for her Excellence in long distance swimming for 2005. KATZ, JANE (Physical Education and Athletics) competed in August in the World Masters Aquatic Championships at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA, where she medaled in the 800-meter freestyle and 200-meter backstroke events. She was also a keynote speaker at the Sports Medicine Conference for Aquatic Performance there, speaking on "Swimming and Water Workouts for Total Fitness." KATZ, JANE (Physical Education and Athletics) competed in October in the World Senior Games Championships in St. George, UT, where she won the 200-meter butterfly event. She also performeda synchronized swimming tribute as part of the "Swim for The Future" event at Asphalt Green in New York City that helps competitive inner-city swimmers with limited financial means to pursue their dreams. KATZ, JANE (Physical Education and Athletics) was profiled in the January-February 2007 issue of USMS Swimmer, published by United States Masters Swimming . In a look back at Katz's long career swimming and physical education, the article highlighted Katz's synchronized swimming performance at the 1965 opening of the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The audience for that event included former swimming stars and Hollywood icons Buster Crabbe and Johnny Weissmuller, both of whom starred as Tarzan, among other film roles. KATZ, JANE (Physical Education and Athletics) will be a guest faculty member at the 33rd annual Weill Cornell Course of Continuing Medical Education, to be held in June at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York. The theme of the course is Update our Medicine 2007. KATZ, JANE (Physical Education and Athletics) continued a decade-long tradition on May 6 by leading the warm-up and stretching regimen that preceded the five-boro bike tour through New York City. More than 30,000 cyclists participated in the annual ride through the five borougs. KATZ, JANE (Physical Education and Athletics) recently won seven gold medals competing in swim events at the 2007 Maccabiah Games in Buerno Aires, Argentina. KHAN, BIONDI CARRIA-ANN (Art, Music & Philosophy) has had her article "Aristotle, Citizenship and the Common Advantage" published in the spring 2005 issue of the journal Polis, and a book chapter titled "Aristotle's Moral Expert: the Phronimos "published in Ethics Expertise: History Contemporary Perspectives, and Application. She presented a paper on "Socratic Teaching: It's Not Just' The Paper Chase'" at the fall conference of the New Jersey Regional Philosophy Association on Noveember 12 in Lodi, NJ. KILLORN, KATHERINE (Library) has been named Academic Director of Undergraduate Studies. Killoran, a long-time member of the College Curriculum Committee, has been a reference librarian at John Jay for 15 years and has served as the information literacy librarian for three years. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Adminstration) authored an article titleld "Providing Incentrives to Offenders in the Reentry Process," which appeared in a recent issue of the Journal of Community Corrections. KIMORA ( Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration/Interdisciplinary Studies) authored an article titled "Detention in a Japanese Jail for Ten Days in 1998, "which will appear in the May/June 2008 issue of American Jails magazine. In the article, she explores the work of Setsuo Miyazawa from Aoyama Gakuin University in Japan and the reflections of genbatsuka, or increased severity of punishment that is written into Japanese criminal justice policy, from the point of view of one American incarcerated in a Japanese prison. KIMORA (Law, Police Sience and Criminal Justice Administration) addressed the Osborne Association on February 12 on "Child Abuse and Domestic Violence," as part of a seminar series sponsored by Oasis (The Outcome and Assessment Information Set), a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) authored an editorial, "Drug Treatment Centers Need to Become Schools," which appeared in the January/February 2006 issue of Community Corrections Report, published by the Civic Research Instititue. KIMORA ((Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) authored an article in the February 2006 issue of the CUNY Graduate Center Advocate titled "Sexual Addiction is a 'Secret' Disorder." In the article, she discusses the ten indicators of sexual addiction as defiened by Dr. Patrick Carnes, a pioneering expert in the field. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) will publish an article titled "Teaching at Sing Sing Has Its Rewards for Professor" in the May issue of The Advocate, published by the CUNY Graduate Center. The Article addresses the importance of teaching cognitive skills such as problem-solving, values enhancement and negotiation to violent offenders. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) presented a workshop titled "Using Cognitive Behavioral Strategies with Substance Abusing Clients with Antisocial and Narcissistic Personality disorders" on May 23. The presentation was part of a conference on "Understanding and Engaging clients with Co-occurring Disorders" sponsored by the New York University School of Social work, division of Life-long learning and Professional Development. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) spoke on Auguest 21 to 17 new students at Sing Sing prison's New YorkTheological Seminary class. In her talk, titled "DevelopYour Leadership Skills, "she spoke to the inmates about the importance of enhanceing their leadership skills behind bars to alleviate problems in their own lives, as well as for those peers and staff around them. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) wrote a book reveiw titled "The Relevance of Noam Chomsky's Book 9-11,"that appears in the September issue of Advocate, published by the CUNY Graduate Center. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) has written about her first -person impressions of teaching prisoners at Sing Sing, in an article titled "Education Is Good for Prisoners"that appeared in the October issue of the Advocate, publsihed by the CUNY Graduate Center. In addition, her article "Cognitive Skills Aid Probation Officers" appeared in the August issue of Pennsylvania Juevenile Justice, published by the Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Judges' Commission. KIMORA. (Law, Police Science and Crimninal Justice Administration) has been appointed Director of GED (General Education Development) Programming at El Rio, a Bronx-based substance abuse treatment program that offers alternatives to incarceration for individuals charged with drug-related crimes or on probation or parole. Kimora will direct the comprehensive classes for convicted drug offenders. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) published her article "Education Enhances Sing Sing Residents" in the spring 2007 issue of OPEN, a publication of Offender Preparation and Education Newtwork Inc. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) wrote a review of Prologue to Violence, Child Abuse, Dissociation and Crime, by ABBBY STEIN (Interdisciplinary Studies), which will appear in the Fall 2007 issue of the Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Crimininal Justice Administration) received the first annual "It Takes a Village" award from Supt. Joseph Williams at the Lincoln Correctional Facility in Harlem on April 25. She also spoke to the facility's staff about the importance of building community. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) has had her article "The Emerging Paradigm in Probation and Parole in the United States" accepted for publication in the spring 2008 issue of the Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) authored an article titled "To Shame or Not to Shame; Lessons from 'Quiz Show,'" which will appear in the March/April 2008 issue of Community Corections Report on Law and Corrections Practice. In the article, she makes a case for not shaming those being held in correcitonal facilities. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration addressed the Osborne Association on "Cultural Diversity and Competence" on November 27. She spoke about the importance of overcoming prejudice and promoting diversity in correctional counseling. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) was named as program evaluator for the Osborne Association's SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Prevention Project under the El Rio Treatment and Prevention Program in New York City. The Project aims to reduce substance abuse and HIV incidents among high-risk populations. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) will have a chapter on issues in parole and probation published in the book Probation and Parole, edited by Daniel W. Phillips III, in the fall of 2007. In addition, a book review by her will be published in the book Mental Health issues in the Criminal Justice System, also edited by Phillips, which is due out in 2008. KIMORA (Law, Police science and Criminal Justice Administration) had her editorial "Substance Abuse Clients Need To Mentor themselves" accepted for publication in the winter 2008 issue of Community Corrections Report on Law and Corrections, published by the Civic Research Institute. KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) addresed the Osborne Asso- ciation on February 12 on "Child Abuse and Domestic Violence," as part of a seminar series sponsored by OASIS (the Outcome and Assessment Information Set), a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. KING, JOSPEH and SERGUEI CHELOUKHINE (Law, Police Science and Criminal justice Administration) were elected as distinguished professors of the Russian Academy for the Study of national Security. In addition, their article, "Corruption Networks as a Sphere of Investment Activities in Modern Russia." which was featured in the march 2007 issue of the Journal of Communist and Post-Communist Studies, was named one of the "Top 25 hottest Articles " for 2007 by the website Science direct. KING, JOSEPH (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) has been awarded the 2006 Adele Mellen Prize "for distinguished contribution to scholarship." Mellen Press, a subsidiary of the Mellen Foundation, recognized King for his latest book, the Development of Modern Police History in the United Kingdom and the United States. The book examines the nationalization of centralization of the police function in the United Kingdom, the localization of police in the United States, and the police strikes in both countries in 1918-1919 and their effect on the developing institutions. KING, JOSEPH and MARIA HABERFELD (Law, Police Science and Criminal justice Administration) traveled to London and Amsterdam recently to meet with police, securtiy officials and members of the community to examine counterterrorism training programs and the public perception of their effectiveness. Their trip was funded by U.S Justice Department. KING, JOSEPH F. (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) has received an academic fellowship from the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, which will fund his research into counterterrorism operations of the Israeli government. The fellowship will cover travel to Israel and related expesnses and provide access to police, military and intelligence officials there through out the 12-day visit. KING, JOSEPH and SERGUEI CHELOUKHINE (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) have published their article "Corruption Networks as a Sphere of Investment Activities in Modern Russia" in the March 2007 issue of the Journal of Communist and Post-Communist Studies. KING, JOSEPH (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) has been named as counterterrorism advisor to the City University of New York Public Safety Department. In this role, he will advise the director of public safety on a variety of counterterrorism issues, including the protection of CUNY personnel and facilities and training the university's public safety officers. KING-TOLER, ERICA (SEEK) delivered two papaers at the 5th Annual Diversity Challenge conference on "Making Race and Culture Work in the world of work," which was sponsored in October by Boston College's Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture. She spoke on "Measuring Racial and Womanist Identity Attitudes Among College-educated Black Women in Traditional and Nontraditiional Career fields," and "Using Consultation and Outreach as a change agent in the University." KINSHASA, KWANDO M. (African American Studies) has written the book Black Resistance to the Ku Klux Klan in the Wake of the Civil War. Published by McFarland in August, the book examines Klan violence and armed African American response from 1865 to 1900. A second book by Kinshasa, African American Chronology: Chronologies of the American Mosaic, published by Greenwood Press in September, chronicles four centuries of social experiences not isolated incidents but as connective social experiences. KOEHLER, RICHARD (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration, retired) was recently honored by the municipal government of Valadares, Brazil, for the 15 years of service that he and his law firm, Koehler & Isaacs LLP, have provided to Brazilian immigrants living in the United States. The 23-attorney, New York-based firm specializes in immigration, labor and employment, personal injury, real estate, criminal, matrimonial and general practice cases. KOBILINSKY, LAWRENCE (Sciences) was a guest lecturer on September 19 at the Bodies NYC Lecture Series, part of "Bodies: The Exhibition" at South Street Seaport Exhibition Center. KOVERA, MARGARET (Psychology) took office in August as president-elect of the American Psychology-Law Society, Division 41 of the American Psychological Association. She will become president of the society of a one-year term beginning in 2007. KROESSLER, JEFFREY A. (Library) was a panelist and moderator at "On the Merits: The Distinguished Career of John J. Marchi," held at the College of Staten Island on November 29 to mark the Senator's retirement after 50 years in the New York State Senate. KROESSLER, JEFFREY A. (Library) delivered a paper on the unbuilt parkways on Staten Island for a conference on Robert Moses that was cosponsored by Columbia University, the Museum of the City of New York and the Queens Museum of Art. He also contributed essays to the conference's companion volume, Robert Moses and the Modern City: The Transformation of New York. On March 7, he was a guest on the Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC,discussing landmark designation for Sunnyide Gardens, Queens. He also organized the Historic District Council's annual historic preservation conference and was on a panel on "The future of New York: with Preservation or Without?" KUBIC, THOMAS (Sciences) and PETER DIACZUK (Center on Modern Forensic Practice) traveled to Kigali, Rwanda, in January to evaluate evidence on behalf of defense counsel representing individuals accused of crimes before the United Nations International Crimninal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). KUBIC, THOMAS (Sciences) moderated a session on forensic microscopy at the recent 46th Annual Eastern Analytical Symposium in Somerset, NJ. Among the more than 3,500 scientists and students in attendance were John Jay science faculty members PETER DE FOREST, NICHOLAS PETRACO AND PETER DIACZUK. KUBIC, THOMAS A. ((Sciences) delivered an invited lecture titled "The Consulting Criminalist: How Can One Help?" at a recent meeting of the Criminal Courts Bar Association of Nassau County. KUBIC, THOMAS (Sciences) and PETER DIACZUK (Center on Modern Forensic Practice) traveled to Kigali, Rwanda, in January to evaluate evidence on behalf of defense counsel representing individuals accused of crimes before the United Nations Internantional Criminal Tribunal for Rwaanda (ICTR). L LANGAN, ELISE (Government) served as a discussant on a panel titled "Changing Forms of International knowledge on U.S. Campuses: The Case of Middle East Studies after 9/11." The panel was part of the 2007 annual conference of the Comparative and International Education Society, held in Baltmore, MD. in February. LAPIDUS, BENJAMIN (Art, Music and Philosophy) will perform in concert on April 5 at The East Midwood Jewish Center in Brooklyn to celebrate the release of his newest CD, Herencia Judia. Lapidus is an acknowledged master of the guitar, the six-string Cuban tres and the 10-string Puerto Rican Cuatro. His new CD is inspired by the musical traditions of the Spanish Caribbean and Jewish liturgical music. LAUB, JOSEPH J. senior network manager in the Department of Information Technology, has been awarded a Jane N. Rylan Fellowship grant from EDUCAUSE for excellence in the field of technology within academia. EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology, Laub will use the grant to attend the organization's Management Institute in Boulder, CO, this July. LAURETTI, JESSICA (Media Services) screened the trailer for her new film "Bridging the Language Gap" as part of the panel on Media as a Health Tool at the Fourth Annual Latino Health Conference on October 29. She is also curating SHOOT, a festival of 15 short films, being held at the Language gap as part of a panel of using Film to Entertain, Educate and Promote Health, at the first Annual Health Disparities Conference at Teachers' College, Columbia the Dam, Stuhltrager Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, from Novenmember 4-6. LAURETTI, JESSICA (videographer, Media Services) will present her documentrary film Bridging University on March 11 at 4pm. Her film, intended to be used as a tool to create social change, looks at the crisis of the lack of language access in health care. LEE, ANRU (Anthropology) presented a paper at the Harvard University Fairbank Center for East Asian Research on April 22. Titled "Subways as a Space of Cultural Intimacy: The mass Rapid Transit systems in Taiwan," the paper was presented during a workshop on Public Culture in Contemporary East Asia: Global Flows, Cultural Intimacy and the Nation-State. M MALDONADO, ROSEMARIE (President's Office) was honored April 29 at the 12th Annual Mujeres Destacadas (Women of Distinction) Awards ceremony hosted by El Diario La Prensa. Maldonado, counsel to the President, was cited as one of "50 Latina role models who are in corporations, business, government, community organizations and education. MANLEY, KYLE has joined the College as the new Administrative Superintendent for Engineering in the Department of Facilities Management, Replacing Philip shui. Manley, who will oversee all building mechanical systems and mechanic crews, has served for the past 14 years as chief Engineer at the Rockefeller Center Management corporation, Columbia University and the St.Charles Hospital. He is working toward a BS in Industrial Technology/Facilities Management from SUNY Farmingdale School of Technology. MARGOLIS-NUNNO, HENRIETTA (Sciences) presented a paper titled "The Applicability of Microchip Electrophoresis in Developing Methods for Low Copy Number STR DNA profiling" at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences on February 24 in Seattle. The paper was co-authored with LAWRENCE KOBILINSKY (Science Advisor to the President), Ewelina Bajda and Miriam Cohen. MARKOWITZ, GERALD (History/Thematic Studies) recently testified for the State of Rhode Island in its lawsuit against former lead paint manufacturers. Markowitz, citing Lead Industry Association documents from the 1950s, said that the trade group treated lead poisoning as a public relations problem even as evidence of the serious health hazards of lead-based paint continued to grow. Markowitz is the co-author of Deceit and Denial: The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution (University of California Press/Milbank Fund, 2002). MARKOWITZ, GERALD (History/Interdisciplinary Studies) and co-aughtor David Rosner of Columbia University discussed their book Deceit and Denial. the Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution (University of California press/Milbank Memorial fund 2002) at the New York University Tamiment Library on March 6. Tthe book details a half century of indstrial pollution and the actions of the chemical industry to deceive workers, consumers and the public. MARKUS, KEITH A. (Psychology) review of the book Causation and Counterfactuals (MIT Press 2004) appeared in the January 2006 issue of Structural Equation Modeling. MARKUS, KEITH A. (Psychology) presented the lecture "Cautions on Casual Causal Analysis: The Perspective of Causal Pluralism" as part of the Fordham University Psychometrics Doctoral Program Brown-Bag Series on November 2. MATA, EDYELI (Physical Education and Athletics) has been named as John Jay's new women's volleyball coach. Mata, known familiarly as "Jelly," is a 2005 graduate of Queens College, where she lettered four seasons in volleyball. "We are thrilled to have Jelly take over a program that has made great strides," said department chair and Director of Athletics SUSAN LARKING. The team finished iits 2005 season with a 7-2 recored in the CUNY Athlectic conference (8-16 overall). MCCRIE, ROBERT (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) recently taught a master's course at the Center for Studies in Police Research at the University of Political Sciences in Toulouse, France. John Jay has a formal exchange agreement with the center. The graduate course was titled "Radical Penology: The Prison as Society's Most Failed Institution." While in France, McCrie also delivered remarks on the topic "Privatization of Security in North America: before Interlabo du Gern, an international criminal justice research organization. MCCRIE, ROBERT (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) was cited in a recent issue of Security magazine as one of the "25 Most Influential Security Executives." He was the only academic on the list. the article cited McCrie's central roles in the creation of John Jay's bachelor's degree program in security management and the master's degree rogram in protection management. MCKIBLE, ADAM (English) presented a papaer titled "Bolshevictorians, Naughty Boys, and Cubists: The Saturday Evening Post and Modern Radicals" at a conference at the University of Delaware of Transatlantic print Culture, 1800-1940: Emerging Media, Emerging rModernusms. MORENO, VIRGINIA (Strategic Planning) has been appointed as the College's first Director of Outcomes Assessment, working under Rubie Malone, the Assistant Vice President for Strategic planning. Moreno brings to the new position extensive experience in The city University system, having served for the past seven years as the University Director of Assessment. Prior to that she served for six years as a Director of Institutuional Research and Assessment at Hostos Community College. The recipient of a PhD in Educationl Psychology from Pennsylvania State University, Moreno's research interest include student learning and study habits, and gender differences in adolescent drug use and sexual behavior. MORIN, JOSE LUIS (Interim Dean of Under-graduate Studies) was named as a recipient of the 2007 El Award, a recognition presented annually by El Diario La Prensa to the tristate area's 25 most successful and influential Latinos making strides in the corporate, business, entertainment, sports and community arenas. The award will be presented at a luncheon on October 24. Morin and the other recipients will also be featured in a special Supplement to the newspaper that will highlight each individual's successes and Contribution to the Latino community. MORSE, CHRISTOPHER J. AND BRIAN J. GORMAN (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) have received a contract to research and co-author a book on Constitutional Rights in the post-9/11 Era: Assessing the Bioterror threat to Homeland Security. MOSKOS, PETER C. (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) spoke on "Bloods, Crips and Beyond: Anti-Gang Initiatives from Cities to Suburbs" as part of a panel discussion on April 4 at the Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton, NJ. MOSKOS, PETER C. (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) wrote an op-ed piece "Driving While Black," for the Long Island edition of The New York Times on July 30. MURATOVA, OLGA (Foreign Languages and Literatures) had her article "Oleg Menshikov: Daring to Be Different" published in the fall 2005 issue of Slavic and East European Perfomance, which is published by the CUNY Graduate Center in collaboration with the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center. N NATARAJAN, MANGAI (Sociology) has published two recent articles on women police. "The Status of Women Police in Asia" appeared in the Journal for Women and Policing, and "Dealing with Domestic Disputes/Violence by Women Police in India: Results of a Training Program in Tamil Nadu" apppeared in the International Journal of Criminial Justice Sciences. NATARAJAN, MANGAI (Sociology) conducted a workshop titled "Environmental Criminology, Problem-Oriented policing and Crime Mapping" at the 9th Annual Crime Mapping Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, March 27-30. She also co-presented a papaer on "Crime-Specific Analysis of Homicide Hot Spots." In Seattle, WA, at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences from March 13-17, she co-presented a paper ftitled "In/Out Release Decisions of Felony Arrest Prior to Disposition: A Test of Herbert Packer's Model of Criminal Justice." Also in March, as part of the celebration of the International Month of Women, she was invited by the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate in a conference there on domestic violence. She gave a plenary talk on "Domestic Violence, culture and Justice for Women." While in Ethiopia, she also presented lecture for faculty and students Addis Ababa University and Haromaya University. NATARAJAN, MANGAI (Sociology) edited the encyclopedia Domestic Violence: The five Big Questions, which was published in April as part of the Interanational Library of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Penology series issued by Ashgate Publishing. NATARAJAN, MANGAI (Sociology) spent a very busy summer, participating in the Second Istanbul conference on Democracy and Global Security, where she chaired a panel on gender and policing and presented a paper on "Gendered Policing: Benefits for Women Officers, the Police and Society. " In July, on commission from the U.S. State Department, she gave a series of presentations in Kenya on drug treatment programs for women, drug addiction, gender-based violence, youth and community policing, domestic violence, law and culture. In August, she was an invited participant at the Fifth Australasian Council of Women and Policing conference in Melbourne on "Women Leading Change." There, she conducted a workshop on "The Trafficking of Women: Dilemmas for Local Police;" chaired a panel on trafficking in women; and delivered a keynote address titled "Can Women Police Spearhead the Movement to Bring Justice for Women?" O OBOLER, SUZANNE (Puerto Rican/Latin AmericanStudies) is editor of the peer-reviewed scholarly journal Latino Studies. The journal, now in its fifth year of publication, is published by palgrave Macmillan Ltd. in England, but will operate out of John Jay. O'DONNELL, GENE (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) hosted Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and Scarsdale, NY Police Chief Joyhn Brogan as guest speakers in his graduate class on criminal justice issues on April 6. O'DONNELL, EUGENE (Law Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) wrote an op-ed article on police handling of the emotionally disturbed that appeared in the New York Daily News on July 16. O'DONNELL, EUGENE (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) published an op-ed commentary titled "Why Are Poice So hard to Recruit: The Bosses can Make Life Miserable," in The Philadelphia Inquierer on February 7. O'HARA, PATRICK (Public Management) review of Social Capital in the City: Community and Civic Life in Philadelphia, by Richardson Dilworth, appeared in the summer 2007 issue of the Journal of Education Planning and Research. ORRANTIA, DAGOBERTO (Foreign Languages and Literatures) was co-instructor in a one-day work shop on May 19 on "Preparing to Take the Written Portion of a Certification Examination," and participated in a panel on "Teaming in Transcription and Translation" on May 20. The sessions were part of the annual conferene of the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translaters, held in Houston. ORRANTIA, DAGOBERTO (Foreign Languages and Literatures) conducted a pre-conference workshop on "Procedural Knowledge and the Translator" and was a panelist in a session on translation procedures at the annual conference of the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators, held in Portland, OR, from May18-20. P PALUMBO, DAN (Physical Education and Athletics), John Jay's head of baseball coach, received the 2007 Outstanding Achievement Award from AMICO, the American-Italian Coalition of Organizations, on Nobember 8. The executive director of AMICO, Jerry Chiappetta, is a 1971 alumnus of John Jay. PAULINO, EDWARD (History) presented his paper on "Dominico-Haitianos and thier 21st Century Struggle for Citizenship and Dignity" at the 3rd Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of World African Diaspora, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 5-7. PAULINO, EDWARD (History/Interdisciplinary Studies) was an invited speaker at the "Towards Comprehensive Migration Policies" Conference, held in Santo Domingo, D.R., in March. He presented a paper on historic Dominican-Haitian relations. PAULINO, EDWARD (History/Interdisciplinary Studies) Recently published an article titled "AntiHaitainism, Historical memeber, and the Potential for Genocidal Violence in the Dominican Republic" in the winter 2006 issue of Genocide Studies and Prevention Journal. PEREZ-RIOS, VICOTRIA M.(Committee on International Programs) presented "Role Playing: International Human Rights Practice and Mechanisms of Redress in Different Parts of the World," as part of the Short Course on Teaching Human Rights, sponsored by the American Political Science Assoiation on August 30 in Philadelphia. The role-playing exercise has been incorporated into her government class on international human rights. PFLANZER, HOWARD (Speech, Theatre and Media Studies) has been awarded a Play Writing Residency to work on a new project beginning in June 2008, by the Fundacion Valparaiso in Mojacar, Spain. PFLANZER, HOWARD (Speech, Theatre and Media Studies) had a staged reading of his play On the Border on February 22 and 23 at the Medicine Show Theatre in Manhattan. The play, directed by Barbara Vann, dels with the last night on earth of Walter Benjamin, the German-jewish cultural critic. PFLANZER, HOWARD (Speech, Theatre and Media Studies) held a reading of his play Jersey Nights at the living Theatre in Manhattan on Jaunuary 14. PFLANZER, HOWARD (Speech, Theatre and Media Studies) has his new play On The Border in production by the Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble through December 2. The drama imagines the final night in the life of German-Jewish cultural critic and essayist Walter Benjamin, who was stopped at the Spanish-French border 1940 while trying to escape from the Nazis, and subsequently committed suicide. the medicince Show Theatre is locatied at 549 West 52nd Sttreet, between 10th and 11th Avenue. More information is available online at www.MidicineshowTheatre.org. PFLANZER, HOWARD (Speech, Theatre and Media Studies) has been awarded a Playwriting Residency to work on a new project, beginning in June 2008, by the fundacion Valparaiso in Mojacar, Spain. PHILLIPS, TONY (Physical Education and Athletics) was named head coach of John Jay's men's and womem's cross-country teams. Phillips, a 1988 alumnus of John Jay, served in a variety of capacities with the physical education department for the past 18 years, including facilities manager, director of the cardiovascular fitness center and director of internal operations. He succeeds ROBERT FOX, who was cross-country coach for the past 15 years. PRONI, GLORIA (Sciences) has been selected by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation to receive a 2008 Special Grant in the Chemical Sciences. The $31,180 award will support Proni's project titled "Chemistry is All Around Us." PSC-CUNY grant for research into the application of theoretical methods to forensic science and its legal aspects, and the presentation of the results in a series of lectures at the University of Rouen in France this fall. Q R RAJAH, VALLI (Sociology) has been named an American Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2007-2008 academic year by the American Association of University Women Educational Foundation. The fellowship will help fund her ongoing research on domestic violence. ROMANIUK, PETER (Government) and ITAI SNEH (History) participated in a roundtable on "Deconstructing Terrorism Using Socioeconomic & Geopolitical Lens" sponsored by the Kraft Fund at Columbia University on November 28. ROSEN, MARK (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) conducted a seminar on "Introduction to Evidence" on May 11 for the Forensic Psychiatry Fellows at the New York University School of Medicine. The fellows are medical doctors who have finished internships and residencies and go on to do specialezed training in forensic psychiatry. ROURKE, LINDA C., PETER DIACZUK and PETER DEFOREST (Sciences) were panelists at the recent "Experts and Evidence: A Science and Law Symposium" held at Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan. The John Jay faculty members and others discussed a variety of topics including the current media fascination with forensic science, the importance of having a scientist at a crime scene, guidelines for the admissibility of expert testimony, how firearms evidence is used in criminal cases, current challenges in fingerprint evidence, and cases handled by the Innocence Project. Rourke and Diaczuk are Stuyvesant alumni, as is SANDY BERGER, who recently retired as chair of John Jay's science department and was in the audience for the February 7 symposium. RUBIN, MARILYN, ROD COLVING and MARIA D'AGOSTINO (Public Management) led a John Jay delegation to the annual American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) conference in Washington, DC, in late March. Rubin Chaired the conference's closing plenary session titled "The Future of Public Service: Perpectives from ASPA Pas President and Public Officials." Colvin gave a presentation on the implementation of transgender lasws in U.S. municipalities. D'Agostino organiz- ed a panel titled "Making the Transition from Students to New professional." A fourth member of the John Jay contingent, JEANNE-MARIE COL (Public Management), was instrumental in getting Lorraine Motola, a John Jay studen, elected to the board of ASPA's Section on Emergency Management, which Col chairs. [see related item, page 1.] S SALFATI, GABRIELLE (Psychology) was the featured speaker in March at the monthly meeting of the Society of Professional Investigators in Manhattan. Salfati is director of the College's Offender Profiling and Crime Scene Analysis Resarch Unit. SALFATI, GARBRIELLE (Psychology) was appointed as Associate to Dean of Research JAMES LEVINE. In this role, she will be assisting Levine while he is serving in the Dual Capacities of Dean and Interim Chair of the Department of Law, Police Science and Crimininal Justice Administration. With the addition of Salfati to the Office for the Advancement of Research "the College will continue its ambitious drive to further enhance its Research agenda and increase its reputation in the world of scholarship," LEVINE said in a statement issued jointly with Jane Bowers, the Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. SANCHEZ, CARY and ROBERT DELUCIA (Counseling) presented a seminar on "Dealing with Disruptive and Reticent studens in speech Class" for the CUNY League of Active Speech Professors (CLASP) at Hostos Community College on October 16. SAPSE, ANNE-MARIE (Sciences), ROBERT ROTHCHILD (professor emeritus, Sciences) and Ryu H. Rhee, a graduate student, co-authored the paper "An Ab initio Study of the Guanidnium Groups in Saxitoxin," which appeared in the January 2006 issue of the Journal of Molecular Modeling. The paper describes high-level computational studies of the structures and properties of the potent shellfish poison Saxitoxin. Rhee completed his research studies in John Jay's forensic science master's program. SAPSE, ANNE-MARIE (Sciences), Robert Rothchild, Duli C. Jain and Gabriel A. Hernanadez coauthored the article "Theoretical Studies of the Anti-Tumor Drug FR900482," which was accepted for publication in the Journal of Molecular Modeling. Rothchild is a professor emeritus of science. Jain is in the Department of Earth and Physical Sciences at York Colleg/CUNY. Hernandez holds a master's degree in forensic science from John Jay, and is currently a firearms and toolmarks examiner with the Miami-Dade County Police Department crime laboratory in Florida. SAPSE, DANIELLE (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) received a $3,000 "Aristotle, Citizen-ship and the Common Advantage" published in the spring 2005 issue of the journal Polis, and a book chapter titled "Aristotle's Moral Expert: the Phronimos "published in Ethics Expertise: History Contemporary Perspectives, and Application. She presented a paper on "Socratic Teaching: It's Not Just' The Paper Chase'" at the fall conference of the New Jersey Regional Philosophy Association on November 12 in Lodi, NJ. SAPSE, DANIELLE (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) has had her book Legal Aspecs of Forensics published by Chelsea House publishers as part of a series edited by LAWRENCE KOBILINSKY, chair of the Department of Sciences. SAPSE, DANIELLE (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) and NICHOLAS PETRACO (Sciences) had their article titled "Substituted Ninhydrin and Ruhemann's Purple Derivatives: Reaction Energetics and Comments on Consequences for the Law" published in the journal of Molecular Modeling. The article explores how the field of quantum chemisty can be applied to forensic science and the law. SAULNIER, RICHARD (Enrollment Services) has been promoted from Dean to the new position of Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management, reporting directly to the President. He will continue to serve as Interim Vice President for Student Development while a search committee seeks a permanent appointee as Vice President for Student Development. SCHULZ, DOROTHY MOSES (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) coauthored an article, "Making Rank: The Lingering Efffects of Tokenism on Female Police Officers, Promotion Aspirations," which appears in the march 2008 issue of police Quarterly. Professor Carol A. Archbold of North Dakota State University was her co-author SCHWARTZ, ADINA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) delivered a lecture, "Challenging Firearms and Toolmark Evidence," and conducted two workshops on the subject on September 15 in Indianapolis at a continuing education program sponsored by the Indiana Public Defender council. SCHWARTZ, ADINA (Law, Police SRRcience and Criminal Justice Administration) spoke on the legal and scienctific issues pertaining to firearms and toolmark identification at a criminal law luncheon at New york University Law School on October 10. SCHWARTZ, ADINA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) was a presenter at an invited workshop on gunshot cases on February 18 at the 2007 Capital Case Defense Seminar in Monterey, CA. The event was sponsored by the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice and the California Public Defenders Association. SCHWARTZ, ADINA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration) delivered an invited lecture on "Challenging firearms and Toolmark Identification" at the Natioanl Seminar for Federal Defenders on May 31 in Miami, FL. SCHWARTZ, ADINA (Law, Police Science and Criminnal Justice Administration) published her "Commentary on Nichols R.G., Defending the Scientific Foundations of the Firearms and Tool Mark Identification Discipline: Responding to Recent Challenges, J. Forens. Sci. 2007 May; 52(3): 58694" in the November 2007 issue of the Journal of Forensic Sciences. In recent months, Schwartz has taught Continuing Legal Education sessions on challenging fiearms and tool mark identification for the North Carolina Bar Association, the Juvenile Defender Leadership Summit, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Forensic Science Conference and the National Seminar for Federal Defenders. SEDA, MARK (Physical Education and Athletics) was named head wome's softball coach, succeeding PATRICK MALIA, who stepped down after a 17-year career that included 215 victories, three conference championships and the college's first ever automatic bid to an NCAA Division III tournament. "Being the softball coach at John Jay has been a tremendous experience, " said Malia. "I had the privilege of coaching some of the best athletes ever to put on a John Jay uniform."Seda is no stranger to the John Jay softball program, having been Malia's assistant coach for the past for seasons. SHAUGHNESSY, EDWARD J. ( Professor Emeritus, Sociology and Law) has been elected to the board of directors of the fulbright Association for upper New York State. Shaughnessy was the College's first Fulbright Senior Research Fellow with a posting to the Institute for Criminology and Criminal Law in Oslo, Norway. His research article "A Death in the Narrows" about a homicide aboard the U.S.S. Broklyn in October 1859 will be included in the 2006 Yearbook of the Dutchess County, NY, Historical Society. The article previously appeard in abridged form in the Journal of Naval History. SHERRINGHAM, BEVERLY (English) was a presenter at the Taste, Vision, Transcendence: Sublimity 1700-1900 Conference, which was held January 5 at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England. Her paper was titled "Land of the Free, Home of the Transcendent. SIMPSON, TONY (Library) presented a paper at the annual conference of the Academy of Criminal th Justice Sciences in Baltimore, MD, in March. The paper, titled "Organized Child Prostitution in 19 Centrury England: Legal Campaigns and the Origins of the Criminal Law Amendment Act of 1885," will be published early next year as an introduction to a new edition of W.T. Stead's The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon (originally published in 1885). SIMPSON, TONY (Library) presented a paper at the annual meeting of the Victorian Interdisciplinary studies Association of the Western States, titled "TheVicotorians and the 'Bloody Code': The Persistence of 18th Century Morality in the 19th Century Mode of Capital Punishment." The conference was held at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA, in October. SNAJDR, ED (Anthropology) recently returned from a summer field research trip to Bosnia. His field work, conducted in Sarajevo and Tuzla, examined the problem of hum SNAJDR, ED (Anthropology) recently returned from a summer field research trip to Bosnia. His field work, conducted in Sarajevo and Tuzla, examined the problem of human trafficking and the responses of law enforcement, non-governmental organizations and the international development community in a post-conflict environment. The research was funded by the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) as part of a collaborative project with Berkeley Policy Associates. SNEH, ITAI (History) delivered a paper titled "From Vietnam to Carter: Attempts to Reverse Realpolitik" at a conference on peace studies at the London School of Economics on February 2. SNEH, ITAI (history) presented his paper on "Human Rights as the Missing Link: Justice, Politics and Publicity," as part of the Peace and Justice Studies Association's annual conference, held at Manhattan College on October 6. SNEH, ITAI (History) authored the article "Israel" in the book Global Perspectives on the United States: Nation by Nation Perspective, edited by David Levinson and Karen Christensen (Berkshire press, 2007). In February, he presented a paper on "Human Rights and Public Order: Testing the Limits of Protection and Enforcement," at the Philosophy, Ethics and Religion at the Community College and in the Community conference held at Norwalk Community College in Connecticut. SNEH, ITAI ( History) published a review of Richard Parker's biography John Kenneth Galbraith: His Life, His Politics, His Economics on the Web sites H-1960s and H-Net Reviews. SNEH, ITAI (History) has had his latest book, The future Almost Arrived: How Jimmy Carter Failed to change U.S.Foreign Policy, published by Peter Lang Publishers. SNEH, ITAI (History) has accepted a contract from Peter lang Publishers for his book The Future Almost Arrived: How Jimmy Carter Failed to Change U.S. Foreign Policy. SNEH, ITAI (History) submitted his manuscript, The Future Almost Arrived: How Jimmy Carter Failed to chancge U.S. Foreign Policy, to Peter Lang Publisher in new York City. SNEH, ITAI (History) has published his article "Carter's Actions in Post-Presidential years" in the fall 2006 issue of the interdisciplinary Spanish periodical Entelequia, revista interdisciplinar. SNEH, ITAI (History) has had his latest book, The Future Almost Arrived: How Jimmy Carter Failed to Change U.S. Foreign Policy, published by Peter Lang Publishers. STEIN, ABBY (Interdisciplinary Studies) was invited by the Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine to present her critically acclaimed book Prologue to Violence: Child Abuse, Dissociation and Crime (The Analytic Press, 2007) at an international conference in Mumbai, India in February. STEIN, ABBY (Interdisciplianary Studies) has written a new book, Prologue to Violence; Child Abuse, Dissociation and Crime, published by The Analytic Press Inc., an imprint of Lawrence Erlabum Associates. In addition, her article "An Octopus in the Bathtub: The slippery Nature of Female Sex Offending," will appear in a forth coming issue of the Sex Offender law Report. STEIN, ABBY (Interdisciplinary Studies) held a CUNY BA Book Talk at the Graduate Center on March 14, where she discussed her new book, Prologue to Violence: Child Abuse, Dissociation and Crime. Kim Hartswick, academic director of the CUNY Baccalaureate Program, and KIMORA (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Adminisration) introduced Stein at the seminar. STEIN, ABBY (Interdisciplinary Studies) addressed the International Society for the Study of Dissociation and Trauma on November 12 in Philadelphia on the Relationship between child maltreatment and Violent offending. STROZIER, CHARLES (History/Center on Terrorism) was inducted as an honorary member of the American Psychoanalytic Association at the Associations winter meeting in January in New York. SUGGS, JON-CHRISTIAN (English) has been named Associaite to the Provost, a position in which he will provide counsel and assist in various complex tasks in the Office of Academic Affairs. Said MICHAEL STEINMAN, the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs: "I got know Chris in his capacity as Chair of the Department of English and appreciate his honesty, candor, openness to new ideas, respect for tradition, and good sense. I asked him to work with me. I am glad to report that he accepted." SULLIVAN, LARRY E. (Library/PhD Program) recently gave an invitational lecture series in Warsaw, Poland. The first talk, "Reflections on the History of Prison Reform and the Philosophy of Punishment," was presented at the Institute of Crime Prevention and Resocialization at Warsaw University, as part of a monthly program for high-level prison administration officials. His lecture "Convicts and Conversion: The Role of Religion in Imprisonment and Prison Reform" was presented at the American Embassy as part of the "America Presents" series. A third talk, "Crime Control and Public Order in the New Millennium: The Case of America," was an open lecture for the graduate faculty and students of Warsaw University's Department of Criminology and Crimnial Justice. SULLIVAN, LARRY E. (Chief Librarian) gave a presentation on "Con-Texts: American Convict Literature, 1798-Present" on October 15 for the Friends of Princeton University Library. SULLIVAN, LARRY E. (Library) was the series consultant for the 11-volumbe series incarceration Issues: Punishement, Reform, and Rehabilitation, published recently by Mason Crest Publishers. The series aims to introduce young people to incarceration systems and their worldwide societal role, with subjects that include the history of incarceration, prisoner rehabilitation, prisoners on death row, women in prison and alternatives to prison. Sullivan also wrote an introductions that appears in each volume. SYKES, LORI (African American Studies) was a presenter at the annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Socierty on March 16 in Philadelphia, PA. Her paper was titled "Black Asset Ownership: Does Ethnicity Matter?" Sykes has also co-authored a paper, "Race and Socioeconomic Status as Predictors of College Graduation for African Americans and Whites," which will appear in the 2007 National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Journal. T TITUNIK, IRA (Sciences) recently won the Markle Award for the Forensic Scientist of the Year 2007. The Award was presented by the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Sciences at the University of New Haven. TITUNIK, IRA (Sciences) recently won the markle Award for the Forensic Scientist of the Year 2007. The award waas presented by the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Sciences at the University of New Haven. TRAVIS, JEREMY (President) had his article, "Reflections on the Reentry Movement," published in the December 2007 issue of Federal Sentencing Reporter. The article looks back at the first 10 years following Attorney General Janet Reno's call for proposals to creaet new reentry partnerships and reentry courts around the country. TRAVIS, JEREMY (President) gave the Orison S. Marden Lecture at the New York Bar Association on March 19, on the subject of "Race Crime and Justice: A Fresh look at Old Questions." TRAVIS, JEREMY (President) co-authored the article "Failed Reentry: The Challenges of Back-end Sentencing," which appeared in the summer 2006 issue of Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy. His co-author was John Jay graduate student Kirsten Christiansen. TRAVIS, JEREMY (President) recently received the 2007 Research Award from the International Corrections and Prison Association, an Edinburgh, Scotland-based professional organization. The award cited Travis for "the significant body of work that you have done in the field of corrections and , in particular, for your recent seminal research on prisoner reentry." TRAVIS, JEREMY (President) gave a talk on "Rethinking Prisoner Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration" on October 24 at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. The presentation was cosponsored by the University and the Virginia Department of Corrections. TRAVIS, JEREMY (President) was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Urban Institude, a nonpartisan policy research and education organization .Before joining John Jay, he was a senior fellow at the institude's Justice Policy Center. TRAVIS, JEREMY (President) had his article "Back-end Sentencing: A Practice in Search of a Rationale" published in the summer 2007 issue of Social Research: An International Quartely of the Social Sciences. The issue, organized around the theme of "Punishment: The U.S. Record," also included the articles "Introduction: consequences of a Carcearal State" by DEBIE MUKAMAL (Prisoner Reentry Institute) and "The Impacts of Incarceration on Public Safety" by TODD R. CLEAR (Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration). TRAVIS, JEREMY (President) had his article, "Reflections on the Reentry Movement," published in the December 2007 issue of Federal Sentencing Reporter. The article looks back at the first 10 years following Attorney General Janet Reno's call for proposals to create new reentry partnerships and reentry courts around the country. U UMEH, DAVIDSON C. (Physical Education) presented a paper on "The Impact of Globalization on the Health of Nigerian" on October 20 at the annual conference of the African Heritage Studies Association, held in Tampa, Fl. UMEH, MARIE (English) attended the African Literature Association conference at West Virginia University in Morgantown, March 15-18, where she gave a presentation on the novelist Flora Nwapa and her literary legacies. The conference also marked the launch of the childre'ns books Mammywater Tales and Valley Boy, written by Njdeka Nwapa-Ibuaka and edited by Umeh. In early April, Umeh participated in the 2007 Oxford Round Table at Pembroke College, Oxford University in England. She presented a papaer on "Property Rights in West Africa: Unveiling the voice of women. V VODOUNON, MAURICE A. (Mathematics and Computer Science) has published an article titled "Exploring the Relationship between Modularization Ability and performance in the C++ Programming Language: The Case of Novice Programmers and Expert Programmers" in the Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching. VOLPE, MARIA R. (Sociology) has been appointed to the Diversity committee of the American Bar Association's Dispute Resolution Section. Volpe has also been asked to serve on the section's Working Group on Conflict Resolution Responses to katrina. VOLPE, MARIA R. (Sociology) gave a presentation on "Conflict and Humiliation: The Simplicities of Reversing Destructive Conflict" at the Conference on Humiliation and Violent Conflict on December 15. The conference was part of the Sixth Annual Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies Meeting held at the Columia University Center for International Conflict Resolution. VOLPE MARIA R. (Sociology) was invited by the Michigan State Bar Association to give a presentation on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) at the National Bar Association's annual conference, held in Detroit on August 9, on "What's Fair in ADR Through the Lens of Diversity?: An Assessment and Discussioin of Best Practices." On June 23, Volpe was a co-presenter at the annual conference of the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution, held in Greenbelt, MD, where she spoke on "What Are the Barriers Encountered by the Minority ADR Professional?' On June 19, at the annual onference of the Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York, she was a co-presenter on the topic of "Identifying Barriers Encountered by Underrepresented Ethnic Group Members in the ADR Profession." VOLPE, MARIA R. (Sociology) co-presented a paper on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) based on her research on "Barriers Encountered by Minority ADR Professionals" at the annual conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution in Philadelphia, PA, on October 27. VOLPE, MARIA R. (Sociology) gave a presentation on "Restorative Justice in Post-Disaster Situations: Potential and Challenges," at an annual conference at Cardozo School of Law on November 10. Conference papaers will be published in the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution. W WALLACE, MARGARET M. (Sciences) gave a presentation titled "Solving Crimes through Science: Techniques in forensic DNA Analysis" on October 11 at Rutgers University. WALLACE, MARGARET M. (Sciences), Christine Bless and Heather Palmeter co-authored "Identification of Acer rubrum Using Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism," which appeared in the January 2006 issue of the Journal of Forensic Sciences. WATERSTON, ALISSE (Anthropology) received the President's Award from the American Anthropological Association (AAA) at the organization's recent annual meeting, held in Washington, DC. Waterston also served as the meeting's Executive Program Chair. At the Presidential Panel that Waterston organized and co-chaired, she presented a paper entitled "Scripting and the Future/Informed by the Past." Waterston was recently named to the editorial board of American Anthropologist, a major journal in the field. WATERSTON, ALISSE (Anthropology) coauthored the article "Out of the Shadows of History and Memory: Personal Family Narratives in Ethnographies of Rediscovery." with Barbara Rylko-Bauer, in the August 2006 issue of American Ethnolopist. Waterston also serves as editor of North American Dialogue, the publication of the Society for the Anthropology of North America. X Y Z ZOMOPOULOS, STAVROS has been named as the new John Jay head coach for men's soccer, replacing JOHN RAMIREZ, who resigned after three seasons. Zomopoulos is a native of Athens, Greece, and graduated in 1987 from Columbia University, where he earned four varsity letters in soccer and helped the school capture three Ivy League Championships. Before joining John Jay, he was assistant women's soccer coach at the Borough of Manhattan Community College.