Upcoming Events

2017 Sherman Violence Prevention Lecture: Daniel Ortega "State Building in the City"

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Spady Room, Fox Fels Hall, 3814 Walnut Street

The Donald and Margaret Sherman Violence Prevention Lecture

Daniel Ortega, Ph.D., Development Bank of Latin America

"State building in the city: The effects of security and municipal services on violence and state legitimacy in Bogotá"

David Humphreys -- Can We Generate Evidence from Policy Change? Using Natural Experiments in Public Health and Criminal Justice Research

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
McNeil 395

David Humphreys is an Associate Professor of Evidence-Based Intervention and Policy Evaluation at University of Oxford. He joined the Department in October 2013, having held posts at the Institute of Public Health and the Institute of Criminology at the University of Cambridge. David is interested in understanding how aspects of the built and social environment can be changed to help improve health and wellbeing and reduce social and physical harms. Much of David’s research has focused on investigating the effects of large-scale environmental or social policy interventions.

Pamela Lattimore -- Results from the HOPE DFE Four-Site Randomized Control Trial

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
McNeil 395

Pamela K. Lattimore is Director of RTI’s Center for Justice, Safety, and Resilience, which focuses on improving understanding of crime and related problems, criminal justice systems, safety threats and responses, and prevention and intervention activities. Her research focuses on evaluating interventions; and investigating the causes and correlates of criminal behavior, including substance use and mental health. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminology, received the Peter P.