Students, Faculty Present at Criminology Conference in Washington, D.C.

By Christopher Sarachilli | December 1, 2015

Shawn Brennan ’16, Ayesha Bryan ’16,  Allison Danta ’16, and Robert Ungurean ’16, along with Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Dr. Favian Martín and Instructor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Dr. Anne Lee, presented research at the annual conference for the American Society of Criminology in Washington, D.C., Nov. 17-21.

“The conference taught me about the relationship between natural disasters and terrorism, the importance of terminology in research, the criminal justice system in Spain, and more,” said Danta. “I spoke with students from around the nation…about their perceptions on the criminal justice system, which allows me to broaden my knowledge.”

  • “Beyond the City and Into the Indian Reservation: The Militarization of American Indian Police Departments,” by Dr. Martin
  • “Doing Gender: A Gender Comparison of Exonerees,” by Bryan and Dr. Lee
  • “Getting Paid: Compensation for Wrongful Conviction,” by Brennan and Dr. Martin
  • “Is Mass Surveillance a New Thing?: Historical Overview of Surveillance in the United States,” by Ungurean
  • “Let’s Talk About Bail: Judicial Discretion in Magisterial District Court,” by Danta
  • “Residential Instability, Lending and Neighborhood Crime,” by Dr. Lee