Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities and School of Public Affairs will host a Constitution Day webinar beginning at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17 with lectures from academics including Jay Dow, professor of political science and Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy Faculty Fellow of the University of Missouri.
The newest class of deputy sheriffs graduated from the Pennsylvania Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Education and Training Program, thanks to the collaboration between Penn State and Pennsylvania, on Friday, May 7.
Shaun Gabbidon, distinguished professor of criminal justice in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, has been named a Distinguished Alumnus by Indiana University of Pennsylvania, an honor bestowed upon fewer than 400 of its more than 150,000 alumni. Gabbidon received his doctoral degree in criminology in 1996.
Against the backdrop of the summer 2020 protests surrounding the police killings of persons of color, researchers at Penn State Harrisburg sought to understand whether Pennsylvanians’ perceptions of criminality and violence shifted in response to increased media attention of police-citizen interactions.
Penn State Harrisburg alumnus Jeffrey Miller, vice president of security for the National Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs, played a key role in the NFL successfully pulling off a full season despite the coronavirus pandemic.
The Office of Research and Outreach at Penn State Harrisburg has announced five research seed grant proposals to be funded through the college’s Exploration and Analysis Grants for Expanded Research (EAGER) and the Specialized Presentations to Enhance Awareness and Knowledge (SPEAK) programs.
Shaun Gabbidon has been teaching about race, ethnicity, and crime for more than two decades. And though many of the basic principles have stayed the same, according to Gabbidon, the importance of teaching these topics has never been greater, especially for students studying criminal justice.