President's Interviews and News

President's Interviews and News

A Conversation About Prisoner Reentry Research and Policy; with Shadd Maruna and President Travis
Thursday, April 14 – Friday, April 15, 2016 
Rutgers University - Newark
For more details on this talk, click here.

One time ‘college for cops’ stretches its legs while staying true to roots 
The Chief Leader-Aug 7, 2015  
Four years ago, shortly before the 10th anniversary of 9/11, John Jay College of Criminal Justice essentially christened its new $600-million, 14-story building on the Upper West Side by unveiling .... 

On national board, Esserman will seek to repair rifts between police ...
Yale Daily News (blog)-Jan 31, 2015
John Jay College President Jeremy Travis said in a Wednesday press release that the initiative is one of the most ambitious and important ...

New Haven police chief named to board of national 'trust' intitiative
New Haven Register-Jan 28, 2015
The initiative will be directed by professor David Kennedy, with John Jay College President Jeremy Travis, professor Tracey Meares and ...

Post and Courier domestic violence series wins national award
Charleston Post Courier-Jan 21, 2015
Jeremy Travis, president of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York, cited the five-day series on Wednesday ...

From Inmates to CEOs
Acton Institute (blog)-Jan 26, 2015
... of mandatory post-release sanctions, inmates often leave prison facing what Jeremy Travis, the president of the John Jay College of Criminal ...

Yes, Mr. President, Incarceration Rates have Dropped ...
The Marshall Project-Jan 21, 2015
... effect,” says Jeremy Travis, chair of the National Research Council committee on mass incarceration and president of John Jay College.

In a Safer Age, US Rethinks Its 'Tough on Crime' System
New York Times-Jan 14, 2015
“Young people are growing up in a safer environment and behaving more responsibly,” said Jeremy Travis, president of the John Jay College ...

People in Neighborhoods with High Incarceration Rates Are More ...
The New Republic-Jan 21, 2015
“The succinct answer on the cause [of mass incarceration] is we chose to be here," says Jeremy Travis, president of John Jay College of ...

Protests shine light on deeper issues with modern justice
Boston Globe-Dec 16, 2014
By Jeremy Travis and Bruce Western December 16, 2014 ... Jeremy Travis is president of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City ...

John Jay College to Unveil a New Tribute, in Bronze, to Its Namesake
New York Times-Dec 7, 2014
But when Jeremy Travis was named president of John Jay College of Criminal Justice a decade ago, Jay's likeness could barely be found on ...

New Yorkers Tackle Prison Reform at the American Justice Summit
New York Observer-Nov 16, 2014
Jeremy Travis, president of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, told the audience of the 2014 American Justice Summit. The former Special ...


OP-ED: There's No Justice in the American Justice System
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange-Nov 14, 2014
John Jay College President Jeremy Travis asked, noting that the prison population has quadrupled since 1972. That was shortly after President ...

Minor crime arrests across city have shot up in last three decades ...
New York Daily News-Oct 29, 2014
"Crime is down to historic lows," John Jay President Jeremy Travis said ... Census, the college analyzed arrest data between 1980 and 2013.

Crime Dips in New York as Misdemeanor Arrests Rise, Report Says
In-Depth-New York Times-Oct 28, 2014

New York Police Study Reveals 'Stark Racial Biases'
Huffington Post-Oct 28, 2014
The authors -- Jeremy Travis, president of John Jay College for Criminal Justice, and Preeti Chauhan, a professor of psychology -- analyzed ...

Ambitious Plan to Treat Mentally Ill Inmates, Built on a Father's ...
New York Times - Oct 6, 2014
... facilities like this, but now no one is doing what they're trying to do,” said Jeremy Travis, president of John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Justice Department Launches Effort To Establish Trust Between ... 
St. Louis Public Radio - Sep 23, 2014
Jeremy Travis, the president of John Jay, said that communities interested in being considered for the project will need the full participation of ...

Post-Ferguson, AG Eric Holder to talk justice reform at NYU School ...  
New York Daily News (blog)-Sep 18, 2014 
... relations have gotten better under Holder's boss, President Obama. ... on Crime * Jeremy Travis, President, John Jay College of Criminal ...

National Research Council (NRC) Report on High Rates of Incarceration
September 18, 2014 

- NRC Report: Luncheon Keynote (Lenore Anderson) 
- NRC Report: Presentation of Report Findings 9/4/14
- NRC Report: Reactions from the Committee 9/4/14
- NRC Report: Implications for New York State 9/4/14
- NRC Report: Closing Remarks (Jeremy Travis/Jules Kroll)   

More Prisoners, More Problems: Mass Incarceration Climbs Again
The Texas Observer - Sep 17, 2014
... benefits,” said Jeremy Travis, president of John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, in a statement about the National Research ...

Domestic Violence Protections Still Resonate 20 Years After Crime Bill 
WBUR-Sep 14, 2014

President Jeremy Travis Featured in NPR Retrospective on the 1994 Violent Crime Control Act
September 12, 2014 

3 reasons the Obama administration is reversing President Clinton's ... 
Vox-Sep 12, 2014
Jeremy Travis, president of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, attended the bill's signing and later joined Clinton's Department of Justice.

Interview with President Travis on CUNY TV’s Criminal Justice Matters show
September 3, 2014

President Travis’s Book Cited by Malcolm Gladwell
December 5, 2012 

President Jeremy Travis Discusses Juvenile Justice on 1370 Connection AM Radio
January 21, 2010

City Talk (video - RealVideo format)
Host: Doug Muzzio with Guest President Jeremy Travis, John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY, May 19, 2009