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Kraska Guest Lecturer at Yale

Kraska Guest Lecturer at Yale

Dr. Pete Kraska, was invited by Yale University Law School to lecture on “Curbing Police Punitive Policies and Practices” Tuesday, February 23, 2016.   While there, Dr. Kraska also discussed working collaboratively with Yale Law School in the areas of policing, social justice and the law.

Dr. Kraska, Professor and Chair of Graduate Studies and Research in the School of Justice Studies, has distinguished himself as a leading scholar in the areas of police and criminal justice militarization, criminal justice theory, and mixed methods research.

His work has received national and international recognition and he is frequently asked to present his research and findings to academic and policy audiences, including testifying for the U.S. Senate on police militarization.

His work has also been featured in media outlets such as 60 Minutes, The Economist, Washington Post, BBC, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, National Public Radio, and PBS News Hour.

He has published seven books including Criminal Justice and Criminology Research Methods, Theorizing Criminal Justice: Eight Essential Orientations, and Militarizing The American Criminal Justice System: The Changing Roles of the Armed Forces and Police.

Dr. Kraska’s research has also been published in a number of leading journals, including the British Journal of Criminology, Social Problems, Justice Quarterly, and Policing and Society.

Published on February 23, 2016

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