Attention Graduate Students! ECEC is a student-led lecture series focused on Police-Community Relations in Marginalized Neighborhoods, and within that broad topic we will be concentrating locally on Baltimore. The Session 1 Guest Speaker will be DeRay McKesson, Baltimore-based civil rights activist and leading voice in the Black Lives Matter Movement.
Recent graduate Josh Wesnidge isn’t afraid of the unknown; in fact, he will spend the rest of his life honoring it. Before arriving at the University of Maryland in 2016 to study Criminology and Criminal Justice, Wesnidge served for three years in the U.S. Army stationed at Fort Myer, Virginia. During most of that period, Wesnidge served as a Sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.
CCJS Doctoral Candidate, Miranda Galvin, was offered a fellowship with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The Mirzayan Fellowship introduces people early in their careers to the dynamic relationship between science and policy by working with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for twelve weeks.
Created in November 2017, in memory of the life and scholarship of Professor Ray Paternoster, the Ray Paternoster Memorial Fund will help support the installation of a memorial bench at the University of Maryland, and a lecture series in Ray's name within the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Paternoster annual lecture).