May 9, 2014 New York Law School Breakfast Featuring DOI Commissioner Mark Peters

May 15, 2014


By: Chelsea Binns

On May 9, 2014, Mark Peters, the newly-appointed, New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) Commissioner, spoke before a packed audience at New York Law School about trends in government oversight.
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POA Doctoral Program Holds Its First Professional Development Seminar

January 12, 2014

By: Chelsea Binns

In October 2013, the Criminal Justice POA Doctoral Program held its first, in an ongoing series, of professional development seminars. In attendance to lead the discussion was a panel comprised of Department of Public Management professors (Peter Mameli, Karin Martin and Sal Guajardo) and a POA student (Lawrence Kom).

POA PhD Info Session

September 18, 2013

On Tuesday, September 24, 2013, in Room L.61 of the New Building from 5:45-7:00 pm, John Jay College is hosting an information session on the Policy, Oversight and Administration (POA) specialization of the Criminal Justice Doctoral Program.

At this session, attendees will learn more about the Criminal Justice PhD and the POA specialization; have the opportunity to meet current students in the doctoral program; speak to doctoral faculty about research and grant opportunities; discuss the application process and strategies for preparing for the GRE.

To reserve a spot, contact Professor Roddrick Colvin at

Association of Inspectors General 2013 Fall Conference in New Orleans, LA

September 15, 2013

The Association of Inspectors General is holding their 2013 Fall conference in New Orleans, LA on November 5-8, 2013.  This year’s Fall Conference theme is “How To: Practical Tips for IG’s.” 

The main conference (20 CPEs) topics will include “How to:” Work with Community Leaders, Be an Effective IG, Use Mobile Devices in Investigations, Investigate a Shakedown, Work with the US Attorney’s Office, Determine Whether your Hotline has Sizzle, Use Electronic Workpapers, and Use Data Analytics & Predictive Programming.

Confirmed conference speakers from John Jay include Adam Scott Wandt and Chelsea Binns (Public Administration) and Abraham Rivera (Accounting).

For more information and to register, see the following link

Dr. Elizabeth Nisbet Joining PAD this Fall

March 12, 2013

Dr. Elizabeth Nisbet

Dr. Elizabeth Nisbet is a new faculty member specializing in social and labor policy joining the Dept. of Public Management this fall.  She is currently a postdoctoral research associate at the Center for Women and Work in the School for Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University.  She holds a doctorate in planning and public policy from Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School; her scholarship is focused on studying the relationship between public policy and low-wage and contingent work, job quality, and work-life balance.

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Application Deadline January 1st

May 15, 2014

The policy of the Doctoral program is to consider students who show considerable promise of succeeding in the program. The Admissions Committee evaluates each applicant’s scholastic record, paying attention to previous academic work, results from the GRE, career goals, professional experience and evidence of academic potential.

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Introduction of Fall 2013 Cohort

September 18, 2013

The Policy, Oversight and Administration Track of the CUNY doctoral program in criminal justice is pleased to introduce its new incoming students for Fall 2013.  Three of them hold Master’s Degrees from John Jay College; two received both their bachelor’s and master’s degrees from John Jay.

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2013 Conference Opportunities

February 6, 2013

If you’d like to present some of your research this year or would like to attend a conference for educational and networking purposes, please consider these conferences as possible opportunities:
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CRJPOA Doctoral Students for Fall 2012

July 9, 2012

The Policy, Oversight and Administration Track of the CUNY doctoral program in criminal justice has admitted a new set of students for Fall 2012. Two of the students are graduates of the John Jay MPA Program.

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