Two Arizona State University professors have trained the first crime analysts from nine small Caribbean nations.
School of Social Work
Domestic violence was already considered an epidemic long before COVID-19 impacted the world, but the pandemic has caused an uptick in abuse cases, creating a greater need for awareness, education and intervention.
Momentum is beginning to shift toward addressing the effects of mass incarceration, and Arizona State University has several initiatives to address the growing concern over the fate of people in prison, how it affects their families and what happens when they rejoin society.
The programs in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions work inside the prisons and in the community and involve undergraduates, grad students and the public:
Graduates of Arizona State University's Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions fared well in the November general election. One was elected to the U.S. Senate, two to statewide offices in Arizona and others to legislative and local offices.
U.S. News and World Report ranked Arizona State University’s graduate degree programs within the College of Public Service and Community Solutions among some of the best in the nation.
The ASU School of Criminology and Criminal Justice graduate criminology program is ranked No. 5 in the nation, tied with three other programs. The doctoral program launched in 2008. Its online criminal justice graduate program also ranked fifth in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report rankings of online graduate degrees.
The 350 graduates who participated in Arizona State University's College of Public Service and Community Solutions Convocation received more than recognition for their degrees Tuesday night at Comerica Theatre in downtown Phoenix. They got a reminder from their dean, Jonathan Koppell, of the power they will hold as public servants.
Citing recent revelations regarding sexual harrassment in multiple industries, Koppell told graduates they can't ignore matters of this importance hoping they will go away.
Former UNLV scholar leads research efforts for ASU's College of Public Service and Community Solutions
Ramona Denby-Brinson is a professor and associate dean of research for the College of Public Service and Community Solutions. She’s leading an effort to expand research efforts within the college and strengthen ties throughout Arizona State University and the local community.
Sometimes during a trial a lawyer will get angry, a witness will speak out of turn or a defendant will have an outburst. The judge will then calmly instruct the jury to disregard what just happened.
In theory, it’s supposed to keep emotion and bias out of the legal system. In reality, ASU assistant professor Jessica Salerno said, it’s hard for humans to separate thoughts and emotions so neatly.
Forbes magazine named Anna Maria Chavez one of the world’s 50 greatest leaders for
Four outstanding graduates of Arizona State University’s College of Public Programs are on a mission to effect change across the spectrum of public service.
Read on to learn more about each of the graduates.
Tyandrah Ashley, nonprofit leadership and management, School of Community Resources and Development
Pursuing her bachelor’s degree in nonprofit leadership and management, Ty Ashley says she likes “the challenge of it.”