University of Scranton Previews New Center for the Analysis and Prevention of Crime
The University of Scranton previewed its new Center for the Analysis and Prevention of Crime this summer. The center, housed in the University’s Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Criminology, combines faculty research expertise and criminal justice practitioner knowledge with state-of-the-art technology for extensive data analysis.
From left: University of Scranton sociology, criminal justice and criminology professors, James Roberts, Ph.D., department chair; Ismail Onat, Ph.D., chief analyst for the center; Loreen Wolfer, Ph.D.; and Michael Jenkins, Ph.D., executive director of the center; Carl Graziano, chief of the Scranton Police Department (SPD), who spoke at the preview; Rev. Herbert B. Keller, S.J., interim president at the University; Brian Conniff, Ph.D., dean of the University’s College of Arts and Sciences; and Harry Dammer, Ph.D., professor of sociology, criminal justice and criminology at the University.