Justice Working Group

The Justice Working Group is a collaborative effort of the Columbia Population Research Center (CPRC) and the Center for Justice to assemble faculty, research scientists and fellows, graduate students and community partners in order to share and discuss work in the field of criminal justice. We welcome participants from various disciplines and institutions.

When & Where

Thursdays, 5:00-6:00pm

Room TBD

Columbia School of Social Work

1255 Amsterdam (between 121st and 122nd streets)

Please feel free to circulate.

Registration required, link here.


September 28

“Seminar Title – TBA”

Bruce Western, Professor of Sociology at Harvard University, Visiting Professor at Columbia University, and Distinguished Visiting Research Professor at the University of Queensland in Australia

October 26

“Situational Trust and Police-Calling as Third-Party Penal Welfarism”

Monica C. Bell, Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

November 30

“Why The U.S. Should Get Out Of The Youth Prison Business”

Vincent Schiraldi, Senior Research Fellow directing the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management at Harvard Kennedy School