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New Faculty Chair Announced

Bruce Western has been named Faculty Chair of the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management (PCJ) by Dean David T. Ellwood.

"Our justice institutions have a vital role to play in ensuring our poorest and most vulnerable citizens can fully participate in their communities. My great hope is that Program in Criminal Justice can advance this project." - Bruce Western

Western will continue in his present roles as Professor of Sociology with the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) as well as Director of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy. Additionally, on July 1st he will assume the role of Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Professor of Criminal Justice at HKS... read more

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J. Travis - President, John Jay College
F. Hartmann - Wiener Center Criminal Justice Fellow
C. Stone - Former PCJ Faculty Chair; now President, Open Society Foundations
PCJ Faculty Chair
B. Bratton - Former police commissioner