Marisol Abuin, J.D., Chair, Legal Studies, School of Professional Studies, served on the American Bar Association’s Commission for the Approval and Re-approval of Paralegal Programs.
Rosalyn Akalonu, J.D., Justice Studies – Criminal Justice, School of Professional Studies, spoke about her book, “Parden,” at the CEJJES Institute in Pomona, NY.
Rosalyn Akalonu is also the author of “Parden” (GEDA Publications, 2012), a biography of Noah Parden, one of the first African-American attorneys to argue a case before the United States Supreme Court. For more information, click here.
Kevin Byrne, J.D., Chair, Interior Design, School of Professional Studies, was interviewed about the design of his Long Island home for an article titled “Getting it White.” The article was published in the August issue of Hamptons Cottages and Gardens magazine. In addition, Mr. Byrne participated as a juror in rating materials for the Materials Connexion Library in New York City. The library serves as an advisor to Fortune 500 and smaller forward-thinking companies.
David Chong, Justice Studies – Criminal Justice, School of Professional Studies, and the Commissioner of Public Safety for White Plains, NY, was featured in the article "A Priceless Public-Private Partnership," which was published in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Community Policing Dispatch in February (Volume 6, Issue 2).
Will Doherty, J.D., Justice Studies – Criminal Justice, School of Professional Studies, was admitted as an accredited attorney to represent veterans in claims appeals before the U.S. Veterans Administration.
Kevin Egan, Legal Studies, School of Professional Studies, is the author of “Reconciliation,” a short story that was published in the January issue of the Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine.
James Gaffney, Justice Studies – Criminal Justice, School of Professional Studies, is the author of "Westchester County NY Newspaper Becomes the News Instead of Reporting It," which was published on January 13 in the online publication Law Enforcement Today. His prior articles, “Preventing Active Shooter Incidents” and “If You See Something – Say Something,” were also published in Law Enforcement Today, an online publication administered and owned by law enforcement officers.
Leon Geter, D.M., Chair, Justice Studies – Criminal Justice, School of Professional Studies, received the Faculty of the Year Award for excellence in on-site instruction.
Leon Geter was quoted in “Future crime fighters: NJ schools train next generation of criminal justice professionals,” a story that was published in the Fall Education section of The Star-Ledger. To read the story, visit http://images.burrellesluce.com/image/8110A/8110A_3359
Cristina Guarneri, Ed.D., Justice Studies – Criminal Justice, School of Professional Studies, was awarded a Certificate in Public Performance Management from the Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration.
Edith Linn, Ph.D., Justice Studies – Criminal Justice, School of Professional Studies, presented “An Annotated History of the New York State Domestic Incident Report” at the Violence, Conflict and Unity in Family Context: A Reappraisal of Therapeutic and Judicial Doctrines conference at Ariel University in Israel.
Ross London, J.D., Ph.D., Justice Studies – Criminal Justice, School of Professional Studies, was featured on NJTV’s “One-on-One with Steve Adubato.” Dr. London discussed how the field of criminal justice changed in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks, and how Berkeley College prepares students for a wide variety of careers in the field of criminal justice. In addition, Dr. London began working as a consultant to the US Dept of Justice regarding implementation of restorative justice strategies for both juvenile and adult cases.
Dr. London is also the author of “Crime, Punishment, and Restorative Justice: From the Margins to the Mainstream,” which was published by Lynne Rienner Publishers in January. For more information about the book, visit www.rienner.com/title/Crime_Punishment_and_Restorative_Justice.
Stephen Sifaneck, Ph.D., Justice Studies – Criminal Justice, School of Professional Studies, organized and presided over the “Medical Marijuana and Social Change” panel at the Society for the Study of Social Problems annual meeting in Denver, CO. Dr. Sifaneck also presented “Medical Marijuana’s Intersection with Cannabis Drug Tourism in Southern California” during the meeting.
Michael Valletta, Interior Design, School of Professional Studies, received the Adjunct Faculty of the Year Award for excellence in instruction.
John Zanetich, Ph.D., presented “Building Intellectual Capital by Using Computer Technology for Vernacular Creativity and Well Being in Nursing Home Residents: An Action Learning Approach” at the 5th European Conference on Intellectual Capital held at the University of the Basque County in Bilbao, Spain.