News: Mass Incarceration

Senior Research Scientist Vincent Schiraldi Appointed Head of NYC Correction

The youth justice reformer will bring his decades-long experience to bear during the final days of Mayor de Blasio’s administration….

June 10 @ 10:59 pm

Dean’s Spring Lecture Series Spotlights the Scholarship of Race and Racism

Topics addressed thus far include data racialization, educational disparities, and the constraints of life after prison. This past semester, the…

June 2 @ 9:38 pm

Reuben Jonathan Miller, University of Chicago SSA Professor and Scholar on U.S. Carceral System, Will be 2021 Graduation Speaker

The Columbia School of Social Work has announced that Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller, Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago…

April 2 @ 5:10 pm

The Justice Lab Welcomes Gladys Carrión

Gladys Carrión (center) holding up the sign for the launch of Youth Correctional Leaders for Justice, April 10, 2019 As…

October 6, 2020 @ 4:35 pm

Parole and Probation Reform in the COVID-19 Era

Illustration by Sally Deng courtesy of Human Rights Watch Columbia University’s Justice Lab produces research and engages with diverse constituencies…

August 14, 2020 @ 4:37 pm

The Case for Smarter Parole in New York

WATCH FULL SHOW (35-minute listen) | COVID-19 PLAYLIST | EDITED TRANSCRIPT | RESOURCES In the 3/18/20 episode of Social Impact…

April 15, 2020 @ 10:33 pm

Welcome, Visiting Scholar Dr. Marguerite Burns!

Dr. Marguerite Burns, an associate professor in population health sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Medicine and Public…

January 24, 2020 @ 6:18 pm

Dr. Charles E. Lewis Jr., a Leading Advocate for Social Workers in Politics, to Serve as 2018 Graduation Speaker

The Columbia School of Social Work has announced that Dr. Charles E. Lewis Jr. will deliver the keynote address at…

July 18, 2018 @ 10:19 pm

Dean’s Statement on Disaster in Nepal and Riots in Baltimore

Dean Jeanette Takamura comments on the earthquake disaster in Nepal and, on the home front, the senseless death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore.

April 29, 2015 @ 11:00 pm

Increasing HIV/STI Prevention Among Women on Probation: New Study

As reported in PLOS ONE, a study by the School of Social Work’s Social Intervention Group found that both multimedia and face-to-face interventions worked well in reducing HIV risks for formerly incarcerated women in New York City who are on parole or under some form of community supervision.

November 18, 2014 @ 11:44 pm

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