2012 events

The first PFI Symposium was held on December 6, 2012 at John Jay College. Participants heard a keynote presentation by Dr. Michael Little of the Dartington Research Unit in England about the risks and benefits of early intervention for youthful offenders, followed by two respondent panels comprising faculty from John Jay and other universities as well as leaders from the services and philanthropic sectors.

The staff, faculty associates and graduate fellows of the Research and Evaluation Center made their mark on the 21012 annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC) in Chicago.

On September 12, 2012, the director of the Research and Evaluation Center addressed the conference on violence prevention at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC.

Dr. Mark Kleiman, UCLA

On February 22, 2012, the Research and Evaluation Center hosted a talk by Dr. Mark Kleiman of UCLA, entitled “Drugs, Mexico, and the United States: Changing the Incentives.” Also, see Kleiman’s article in the September/October 2011 Issue of Foreign Affairs Magazine, “Surgical Strikes in the Drug Wars: Smarter Policies for Both Sides of the Border.”