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IT’S SAFER TO BE A COP IN THE U.S. TODAY THAN 50 YEARS AGO
April 18, 2019
The study represents one of the most comprehensive assessments of the “dangerousness” of policing to date, and also shows a statistically significant decline in felonious killings of police following the Ferguson effect...
FAU HOSTS 2019 VIOLENCE SUMMIT
March 20, 2019
Florida Atlantic University’s Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work within the College for Design and Social Inquiry in partnership with FAU’s Brain Institute, FAU’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice,...
R-E-S-P-E-C-T? LGBT VIEWS ON POLICE LEGITIMACY AND AUTHORITY
January 29, 2019
While there is a lot of research on the LGBT community’s relationship with police, there is scant research on how they perceive police legitimacy and what predicts their willingness to obey, cooperate, and recognize police...
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December 07, 2018
Favorite FAU Professor Surprise: Dr. David Landsman-Wohlsifer.
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK PROFESSOR NAMED ‘EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR’
November 29, 2018
Marianna Colvin, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work within the College for Design and Social Inquiry recently was named the “2018 Social Work Educator of the Year” by The...
Senior Social Work Student Crowned Homecoming Queen 2018
November 16, 2018
Senior social work student Tajae Stringer believes that actions, not popularity, are what defines a person’s character, and this is a personal creed she has been practicing long before she was named Queen.
Explore FAU 2018 – College Expedition
October 15, 2018
More than 100 prospective students and family members visited the College for Design and Social Inquiry during the “College Expedition” portion of Explore FAU 2018.
Arthritis Study Wins “Best Paper” from American Journal of Public Health
September 26, 2018
JuYoung Park, Associate Professor in the Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work, has won a highly-coveted “Best Paper of the Year” Editor’s Choice Award from the American Journal of Public Health for her co-authored...
Introducing Our New Associate Dean for Research
September 21, 2018
The College for Design and Social Inquiry (CDSI) is pleased to announce the hiring of Wendy Guastaferro, Ph.D., as our new Associate Dean for Research.
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August 03, 2018
Geared for high school students interested in forensics, or becoming lawyers or FBI agents, the annual Criminal Justice Summer Camp lets campers observe mock crime scenes, mock criminal trials, and much more.