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Dept. of Criminology Speaker Series

Hate Crime: Critical IssuesTed Hoover - Hate Crime

Ted Hoover, Persad Center’s Community Safe Zone Project, gave a presentation on Hate Crime on October 15, 2013. The presentation was cosponsored by the Department of Criminology and the IUP Safe Zone Project.

Career Panel Discussion

Panelists discussed career development in the discipline. Panelists included: Jennifer Boyer (Crawford County Public Defender), Raymond Dupilka (Westmoreland County Detective), Pamela Krosel (Butler County Probation), Dennis Marsili (IUP, Criminal Justice Training Center), Raymond Robinson (Allegheny County Shuman Detention Center), Lesley Simmons (Indiana County Jail) and David Zacur (IUP, Criminal Justice Training Center). March 5, 2013

Gender Based Programming in Adult Correctional Settings and Correctional Issues

Dr. Barbara Owen presented seminars for undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty. April 5, 2012

Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino

Dr. Victor Rios. Co-sponsored with the Department of Pan-African Studies. March 26, 2012

Career Panel Discussion

Panelists representing a variety of positions in the criminal justice system discussed career in Criminology and public service. Panelists included: Douglas Reston (Butler County Adult and Juvenile Probation), Raymond Robinson (Allegheny County Shuman Detention Center), Robert Manzi (Delaware County Assistant District Attorney), and Abby Blazavich (PA State Police). March 7, 2012

The Criminal Justice System and Terrorism and Terrorism, the Media, and Social Networks

Captain Randall Bowdish, U.S. Navy (retired). September 28, 2011

Career Panel Discussion

Panel discussion of roles in the Criminal Justice System. Panelists included: Dr. Mike Arter, Guy Haberl, Brad Shields, Jessica Morse, Robert Manzi and Raymond Robinson. April, 2011

Solving Problems, Shifting Systems, Transforming Lives

Ms. Megan Joseph presented a community based approach to sustainable reentry and life after IUP's Criminology program. March, 2011

100 Years of Organized Crime: Old Cons, New Criminals

Jay Albanese, Ph.D., criminologist and professor, Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University,presented a PowerPoint-assisted survey of the development of organized crime in the United States, with photos illustrating the themes of anti-immigrant feelings, city gangsters, Mafia, Cosa Nostra, the government response, and the global changes of the last twenty years, which have changed the landscape for organized crime. April 22, 2010

The Pennsylvania Prison Society presented a discussion about justice, innocence, and the criminal justice system.

Discussants included: Kirk Bloodsworth, exonoree; Craig Cooley, attorney; Bill Moushey, Innocence Institute director; Cyril Wecht, forensic pathologist, attorney, and medical legal consultant; and John Rago, post-conviction DNA project director. April 7, 2010

Wrong Place: Wrong Time: Trauma and Violence in the Lives of Black Men

Dr. John A. Rich. Co-sponsored with Pan-African Studies Program, Latin American Student Organization, Anthropology Club, and the College of Health and Human Services. April 6, 2010

Trends in Law Enforcement and Corrections

Maurita Bryant, Assistant Chief, Pittsburgh Police, and Calvin Lightfoot, former Warden, Allegheny County Jail. March 24, 2010

Homeland Security Presentation: Transportation Security Administration and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

Bob Staby, Field Intelligence Officer with the Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Jim Tanda, Resident Agent-in-Charge of the Western Pennsylvania Office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, U.S. Department of Justice. March 4, 2010. Cosponsored by the Department of Criminology

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