Dr. Loretta Mooney, and Dr. Kathryn Brzozowski, Assistant Professors of SOWK have put together a sentimental virtual graduation to recognize the accomplishments of undergraduate and graduate SOWK students. It is an opportunity to honor the students perserverance to make it to the finish line in the midst of a global pandemic. On behalf of the Dean and SOBL staff CONGRATULATIONS!
Dr. Michael Rodriguez, Associate Professor and Distinguished Professor Patricia Reid-Merritt released a book entitled Race and Identity in Hispanic America: The White, the Black and the Brown. The book offers a historical and comparative overview of the evolution of racial classificarions in the United States, Latin America, and the Carribbean.
Dr. Claire Abernathy, Assistant Professor is helping to bridge the technological gap between Congress and constituents by hosting online town hall meetings focused on COVID-19. "Congress as an institution remains very much behind the times in its uses of technology" - Abernathy
Dr. Zori Kalibatseva, Assistant Professor shared a research study on the effects of COVID-19 on student mental health. The COVID-19 student survey distributed by Active Minds shares demographics by the degree being sought.
Dr. Jess Bonnan-White, Associate Professor was awarded the International Peace Research Association Foundation (IPRA) Grant for creating change by exploring the role of policing in post conflict community peace.
Dr. Nusret Sahin, Assistant Professor, Prof. William McKnight, Instructor and Dr. Jess Bonnan-White, Associate Professor, completed their first procedural justice training session for local police officers in March.
Dr. Lisa Cox, Professor of Social Work and Gerontology, was interviewed for an article on managing loneliness published by the New York Times. Dr. Cox provides useful tips for practicing self-care during low times.
Dr. Oliver Cooke, Associate Professor of Economics, wrote a review of South Jersey's economy and estimated impact of COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Ramya Vijaya, Professor of Economics, wrote an interesting article on the dangers of expanding state powers and risk abuse in 5 countries.
Dr. Ramya Vijaya, Professor of Economics, is currently studying transport inequality in the U.S. and long term survival of large metro systems without sustained financial support.
Dr. Christine Gayda, Assistant Professor of Psychology, and the Stockton Gerontology Program reach out to Older Adults.
Dr. Jess Bonnan-White, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, receives recognition for her energy, enthusiasm and commitment to the Red Cross, Armed Services and community.
Dr. Manish Madan, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, have written 4 articles on the political climate in India, Delhi violence, Modi-Trump dependency nd supremacy in India.
New Jersey State Police Superintendent Colonel Patrick J. Callahan, spoke on March 3rd about the challenges and rewards of being a law enforcement officer; Visionary Leadership on Policing Issues. Col. Callahan's lecture included the five C's that guide his work ethics: Communication, Candor, Character, Constancy and Caring. Use the link to read further about "Humanizing the Badge".
Dr. Michael Rodriguez, Associate Professor of Political Science is scheduled to have his new book entitled Race and Identity in Hispanic America: The White, the Black and the Brown is set to publish in April. Get your copy and read the about the paradigm shift in racial thinking and ethnic/cultural identity.
Dr. Manish Madan, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice wrote an article on mirror images of President Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Dr. Oliver Cooke, Associate Professor of Economics speaks to the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce - Job growth, housing prices and the rising minimum wage. Cooke delivers economic outlook to chamber
Dr. Nazia Kazi, Assistant Professor of Anthropology speaks about Islamophobia in U.S. foriegn policy.
Dr. Christina Jackson, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Co-Author of Black in America will have a book talk on being Black in America and the quintessential paradox.
Dr. Kaite Yang, Assistant Professor of Psychology submitted - Girls and Women in STEM: A Review of Interventions and Lifespan Developmental Considerations for Increasing Girls' and Women's Participation in STEM
Dr. Nazia Kazi, Assistant Professor of Anthropology offers insight in to American ideology.
Dr. Kaite Yang, Assistant Professor of Psychology provided academic consultation for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
Dr. Nazia Kazi's book Islamophobia, Race, and Global Politics was featured in the New Book Network
Dr. James Avery, Associate Professor of Political Science discusses the immigration policies of Republicans and Democrats.
Dr. Manish Madan, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice discusses religious intolerant law in India in How Saffrom Supremacists are using religion to polarize India
Dr. Deborah Figart, Distinguished Professor of Economics, discusses the income disparities by generation in the Press of Atlantic City article, "Thrift stores continue to thrive amid chain store closings."
Gina Maguire, professional services specialist at Stockton Center on Successful Aging (SCOSA) and adjunct professor of Gerontology, presented “Creative Engagement in Dementia Care: Positive & Strength-Based Approaches” alongside Jodie Berman on Nov. 7 at the 10th annual Expressive Therapies Summit at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Maguire’s session was a six-hour master class and highlighted TimeSlips, a creative means of engaging older adults with dementia in a meaningful storytelling activity. Earlier this semester, SCOSA was announced as a partner in the TimeSlips NextGen project.
Dr. Christina Jackson, Assistant Professor of Sociology, co-authored Black in America: The Paradox of the Color Line with Enobong Hannah Branch.
This book provides a sociology of the Black American experience. To be Black in America is to exist amongst myriad contradictions: racial progress and regression, abject poverty amidst profound wealth, discriminatory policing yet equal protection under the law. This book explores these contradictions in the context of residential segregation, labor market experiences, and the criminal justice system, among other topics, highlighting the historical processes and contemporary social arrangements that simultaneously reinforce race and racism, necessitating resistance in post-civil rights America.
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Dr. Claire Abernathy and her "President and Congress" students met with U.S. Rep Frank LoBiondo to prepare the LoBiondo exhibit at Stockton University.
Stockton hosted its semi-annual Graduate Research Symposium on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.
Several graduate students in the MA in Criminal Justice program and two students in the Master's in Social Work program presented faculty-led research projects from this semester. Rosheka Faulkner won best poster for her project "Sexual Victimization among College Students - Psychological and Institutional Barriers to Reporting: Mixed-Methods Study" with Dr. Manish Madan. Photos here.
Dr. Nazia Kazi, assistant professor of anthropology speaks to Sacramento State students about Islamophobia.
From Huffington Post:
Manish Madan, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Professor Arleen Gonzalez presents her research on Title IX of the Bankruptcy Code and Colonialism at the 2019 BAASANA International Conference at Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
Arleen Gonzalez, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Dr. David Burdick received the 2019 Clark Tibbitts Award from the Gerontological Society of America.
Burdick Serves as the Director of Stockton’s Center on Successful Aging (SCOSA) and recently spearheaded the University’s efforts to join the Age-Friendly University Global Network. The press release can be found here.
Dr. Claire Abernathy shares Stockton’s report from the National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement (NSLVE) that presents voting data among Stockton students in 2018.
This report provides information about Stockton students’ registration and turnout rates in both the 2014 and 2018 midterm elections.
You can view the full report here, which shows both voter registration and turnout increasing substantially among Stockton students in 2018.
SFT Adjunct member, Heather Width-Sysol received the 2019 Chief Harry Wilde Academic Achievement Award from the New Jersey State Association of Police Chiefs.
She ranked first in her Command and Leadership Academy. The award was presented by her Lead Instructor, Bill McKnight, SOBL Criminal Justice Visiting Instructor and SFT member.
Michael Rodriguez, Associate Professor of Political Science