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Oct 21, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Oct. 25: Student Voters Prepare for Election with Daylong Forum

In preparation for the 2016 presidential election, Arcadia University is hosting Election Fest, an opportunity for students to discuss political and electoral processes with faculty and staff. The daylong event is on Tuesday, Oct. 25 in the University Commons Great Room. Students representing 18...

Sep 12, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Alum Brennan Helps Louisiana Flood Survivors as FEMA Disaster Specialist

Shawn Brennan ’16, who graduated in May from Arcadia University with a degree in Criminal Justice, has spent the past few weeks in Baton Rouge helping flood survivors. Since Aug. 17, Brennan has met with residents of disaster areas as a Disaster Survivor Assistance specialist (DSA) with FEMA to...

Bike police in Cleveland, OH at the Republican National Convention. Photo credit: Bob Edwards.

Aug 25, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Drs. Noakes, Guertin-Martin, and Lee Conduct Research at RNC, DNC This Summer

Dr. John Noakes, associate professor and chair of the Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department, along with Assistant Professors of Criminal Justice Dr. Favian Guertin-Martin and Dr. Anne M. Lee, joined a team of student and faculty researchers from Western Washington University,...

Dr. Loury presents during Social Justice Week at Arcadia.

Jun 9, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Loury Recognized Honored for Community Involvement by Youth Coalition

Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, is this year’s recipient of the Northwest CommUnity Coalition for Youth (NCCY) Good Neighbor Award.  She will be recognized for her work with young adults to improve educational opportunities and learning...

Criminal justice majors Ayesha Bryan ’16 and Shawn Brennan ’16 received the Agent of Social Change Award.

Apr 1, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Social Justice Week Gives Voice to Awareness of Abuse

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, the Pan African Studies Collective, and the Criminal Justice Society held its annual Social Justice Week from March 21 to 24, which focused on raising awareness about violence against women. The weeklong symposium featured...

Mar 22, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Faculty and Students Showcase Research at South African University

From Feb. 18 to 28, Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice faculty members Drs. Ana Maria Garcia, Anne Lee, and Favian Alejandro Martín presented research alongside students at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. The work ranged in topics from wrongful convictions...

Mar 10, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Social Justice Week at Arcadia University Looks at Harassment, Abuse

Arcadia University’s Social Justice Week, from March 21 through the 24, will feature presentations and lectures on sexual harassment and abuse, looking closely at war-torn nations and online platforms. The week aims to open and further discussions of how these abuses can be addressed on national...

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Dec 1, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

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

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...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Martín Publishes Article in ‘Critical Criminology’

Dr. Favian Alejandro Martín, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, published an article titled “The Coverage of American Indians and Alaskan Natives in Criminal Justice and Criminology Introductory Textbooks” in Critical Criminology: An International Journal. To accomplish his...

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Dec 3, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Van Horne Presents at the American Society of Criminology in San Francisco

Dr. Sheryl Van Horne, assistant professor of criminal justice, presented a paper titled “When Parents Kill: Examining Filicides in the U.S.” at the American Society of Criminology in San Francisco on Nov. 21. This research examines 12 years of national data on filicides from the...

Dec 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

TSA Position Takes Clifford ’07 Around The World

By RAVEN ECKMAN ’16 Each year, millions of tons of cargo are shipped through airports in the United States. Stacked crates dominate warehouses, awaiting clearance to their next destination. Uniformed workers move through a maze of crates, scurrying around as trucks and forklifts move tons of cargo...

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Aug 27, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Van Horne Presents Research on Femicides at John Jay Conference

In early June, Dr. Sheryl Van Horne presented a paper titled “The Impact of Religious Participation on Femicides across the U.S.: Implications for Community Change” in Athens, Greece, at John Jay’s Biennial International Conference on The Rule of Law in an Era of Change: Security, Social Justice...