Current Visiting Scholar
Dr. Barry Krisberg
The Center on Race, Crime, and Justice will welcome its third visiting scholar, Dr. Barry Krisberg, for the 2009-2010 school year. Barry A. Krisberg had been the president of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD) since 1983. He is known nationally for his research and expertise on juvenile justice issues and is called upon as a resource for professionals and the media. Prior to joining NCCD, Dr. Krisberg held several education posts. He was faculty member at the University of California at Berkeley; Dr. Krisberg also was an adjunct professor with the Hubert Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs School at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Krisberg was appointed by the California legislature to serve on the California Blue Ribbon Commission on Inmate Population Management.
Previous Visiting Scholars
Dr. Rod Brunson
The Center on Race, Crime and Justice welcomed its second visiting scholar, Dr. Rod Brunson, Assistant Professor of Justice Studies at the University of Alabama. His primary research examines youths' experiences in neighborhood contexts, with a specific focus on the interactions of race, class, and gender, and their relationship to criminal justice practices. His work has appeared in such journals as Criminology & Public Policy, the British Journal of Criminology, Gender & Society, Justice Quarterly, and the Journal of Crime and Justice.
Dr. Toni Irving
The Center on Race, Crime and Justice welcomed its first visiting scholar, Dr. Toni Irving, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame during the Spring 2007 semester. Her research examines the failure to prosecute sexual assault cases in Philadelphia, P.A. particularly involving African American women and girl victims. Dr. Irving presented her work in a talk entitled "Recovering Bodies of Evidence: Black Woman, Sexual Assault and Citizenship" on May 6th, 2007.