The Ph.D. Program in Criminal Justice at John Jay College/The Graduate Center is holding an information session for prospective students. With a distinguished faculty trained in a wide range of disciplines, a dynamic cohort of graduate students, and an abundance of opportunities to gain both academic and applied research experience, the Ph.D. Program in Criminal Justice provides a stimulating environment for the pursuit of scholarship in the heart of New York City. We are ranked among the top ten criminal justice doctoral programs in the country.
A new essay in The Atlantic by Professor Heath Brown (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) examines the lack of transparency in the presidential transition planning process. Read more
Professor McCoy, an expert in the study of criminal justice policies, recently spoke with the GC about numbers behind police-related violence, and how to put research into action: “The laws themselves have to change,” she says. Read more
On April 21, Bloomberg Radio visited the Graduate Center to interview the GC’s Paul Krugman and Heath Brown on a range of topics, from Trump’s “false solution” on trade tariffs to the influence of lobbying money in politics. Read more
In a prominent new essay for Foreign Affairs, Ph.D. student Jennifer Peirce (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) examines Nicaragua’s take on prison reform, and the lessons it may hold for Central America and beyond. Read more
Has "ban the box" policy translated into greater job access for individuals with criminal records? Ph.D. student Ronald Day (Criminal Justice) is working to answer that question through his research.
Distinguished Professor Cathy Spatz Widom (GC/John Jay, Psychology) was today named a winner of the 2016 Stockholm Prize in Criminology, the highest honor a scholar can achieve in the field. Read more
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In a recent hire with important ramifications for the City, doctoral student Jeanene Barrett (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) will manage the Joint Remedial Process (JRP), a community engagement process that seeks to gather input from those who are most affected by stop-and-frisk. Read more