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“See Something, Say Something”: CJM Intern Participates in State Police Video

By Kim Charbonneau This past summer, Criminal Justice Management major Jeff Perez ’18 had the opportunity to intern with the Massachusetts State Police Fire and Explosives Unit. While he was there, the department worked on a Public Service Announcement video, … Continue reading

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Allied Social Science Annual Meeting, January 6-8, 2017

By Kalpana Khanal, PhD During the first weekend of January I had the opportunity to attend and present at Allied Social Science Association’s (ASSA) annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois. ASSA is one of the most important and premiere events to … Continue reading

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Communication Convention: Reflections Big and Small

by Jean Beaupre In November, I had the privilege of attending the National Communication Association’s (NCA) annual convention for the first time. Held in Philadelphia, this year’s convention’s theme was “Civic Callings,” designed to encourage scholars and practitioners to deeply … Continue reading

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Global CVE (Countering Violent Extremism) Forum in Montreal, Canada

By Allison McDowell-Smith, PhD The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) at Concordia University recently organized a forum on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). According to UN Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng, “Intolerance … Continue reading

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Nichols College Polling Project — The 2016 Presidential Election

by Erika Smith, PhD and Nick Gorgievski, PhD The Project When I first joined the faculty at Nichols College in the fall of 2014, Prof. Nick Gorgievski was assigned as my faculty mentor. Over the last two years Nick and … Continue reading

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Erin and Erika Write an Essay

by Erin Casey-Williams, PhD Sometime in late January of 2016, the always enterprising Erika Cornelius Smith, PhD, was scrolling through a list serve and came across one call-for-papers on Monsters and Monstrosity in 21st-Century Film and Television, which she sent … Continue reading

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A Summer Journey into the European Union: Some Reflections

By Karol Gil-Vasquez After a semester marked by a great faculty-led trip to Greece, I had the great opportunity this summer to pack my suitcase and board several planes to visit, once again, the historical, beautiful, and troubled lands of … Continue reading

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Education, Connection & Inspiration: Traveling to Security Conference with CJM Students

By Boyd Brown III This September, I had the great pleasure of traveling with three of our Criminal Justice Management (CJM) students to Orlando, Florida. The purpose of the trip was to attend the annual ASIS International Security Seminar and Conference. Carmen Garcia, Megan Faulkner, … Continue reading

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Using Twitter to Develop your Research

By Dr. Mauri Pelto The single most valuable networking and communication tool I currently have with colleagues is Twitter.  Twitter has become the single biggest source for readers of my research. With key colleagues this provides a platform of contact … Continue reading

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What Are You Reading This Summer?

This time of year, a common question faculty members hear is, “So what are you doing this summer?” For most of us, summer includes course preparation and a chance to dive into our fields in a way that isn’t possible … Continue reading

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