Experts for Press Interviews

Race

Professor Jeanette Covington studies the ways in which criminologists and the media—particularly the film industry—construct Black Americans as violent and dangerous and how these images are used to justify law-and-order crackdowns in black communities. 
Title:  Associate Professor, Rutgers Department of Sociology
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Professor Zaire Dinzey-Flores studies the effects of urban policy and city architecture on poor communities of color. She is particularly interested in housing and neighborhood design, in the U.S. as well as Latin America and the Caribbean. She is currently working on a book that examines the use of gates to control crime in Puerto Rico.
Title: Associate Professor, Rutgers Departments of Sociology
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Professor Judith Friedman studies the process of suburbanization and also the processes involved in creating and maintaining residential racial integration
Title:  Associate Professor, Rutgers Department of Sociology
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Professor Paul J. Hirschfield writes about racial disparities in the juvenile arrests and their consequences and teaches about race in relation to the wider juvenile and criminal justice systems. Accordingly, he can comment on race-related issues such as racial profiling, the war on drugs, disproportionate minority confinement, and mass incarceration.
Title:  Associate Professor, Rutgers Department of Sociology
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