Thursday, March 8, 2012

Drs. Rosay and Rivera to present at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences 2012 annual meeting

Dr. André Rosay, Justice Center Director, and Dr. Marny Rivera, Justice faculty, will present at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) annual meeting in New York City in March.

Dr. Rosay will co-present with Katherine TePas, Office of the Governor, State of Alaska, on "Using Data to Sustain Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Initiatives in Alaska." This topic is part of a featured panel focusing on Current Research on Crimes Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women: Informing Sustainable Practice and Policy.

Dr. Rivera will present a paper titled "Is Underage Drinking a Problem in the Eyes of the Community? Assessing Adult Attitudes and Responses" as part of a panel on Emerging Drugs of Abuse and Attitudes Toward Drug Use.

ACJS is an international association founded in 1963 to promote criminal justice education, research, and policy analysis.  Members include educators, scholars, and professionals from all sectors of the criminal justice system, and students.