Speakers & Workshops

speakers and worskshops

Delta Epsilon Sigma Induction Cermony

Our Delta Epsilon Sigma Induction Cermony took place on Tuesday, April 15th in the Rotunda of the Liberal Arts College. Congratulations to all!!! read more...

Elijah Anderson on Inner-City Violence

Elijah Anderson,William K. Lanman, Jr., Professor of Sociology at Yale University , presented a lecture titled "Violence and the Inner-City Poor." He described his recent work on the lives of Philadelphia cabbies, the problem of work reentry among ex-convicts, and race relations in cosmopolitan social settings.

What Works in Corrections

Edward J. Latessa, Ph.D., a professor of criminal justice at the University of Cinncinatti, presented a day-long workshop at Marywood. It focused on practical ways of reducing recidivism among offenders. Participants learned about the principles of effective intervention.

Street Gang Strategy

Marcus Felson, a professor at Rutgers, presented a four-hour workshop on juvenile street gangs. Professor Felson is a leader in the field of crime theory and prevention. His workshop dispelled many of the common misconceptions about juvenile gangs.

Legacies of Crime

Peggy C. Giordano, distinguished professor of sociology at Bowling Green State University, spoke about the lasting impact of parent's criminal behavior on their children's lives last November.