Event Archive



Re-thinking DC: A community-engaged discussion on reimagining policing and the role of Attorney Generals

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 2:30pm

Please join us on April 23rd at 2:30pm EST on Zoom to hear a moderated discussion between student project leaders of GW's Rethinking DC Youth and Policing Project and DC Chief Deputy Attorney G

CJSA Panel Event: Mental Health and the Justice System

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 12:30pm

Join us this Friday April 23rd for our last panel discussion of the semester!

Informal Interrogation with Supervisory Special Agent Kevin Murphy

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 5:30pm

Join us for our second informal interrogation this semester, this time with mobile security deployments deputy assistant director Kevin Murphy.

Federal Government Panel

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 6:30pm

On Thursday the 15th at 6:30pm EST we will host the Federal Government Panel: 

Incarcerated Youth Panel

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 6:30pm

Tens of thousands of youths are incarcerated today. Yet, this estimation significantly increases when you include those simply involved in the system each year.

The New Jane Crow: A Discussion Surrounding Women and the Justice System Registration

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Over the past 25 years, women have faced a unique experience within the criminal justice system due to expansive law enforcement policies, rigid drug sentencing rules, and post-conviction challenge

Immigrant Selectivity and Diverse Patterns of Integration: Chinese and Indian Immigrants in Los Angeles

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
University of California, Los Angeles, Professor of Sociology and Asian American Studies Min Zhou’s recent research compared patterns of integration among contemporary Chinese and Indian immigrants in metropolitan Los Angeles.

The Changing World and Sociological Significance of Workforce Credentials

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Stephen Crawford, research professor at the GW Institute of Public Policy, joins his colleague Kyle Albert to discuss the value of credentials to employers and workers.

Somos de Langley Park The Fight for Fair Redevelopment Along Maryland's Purple Line

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Willow Lung-Amam, associate professor in the Urban Studies and Planning Program at the University of Maryland, College Park, researches the link between social inequality and the built environment, particularly in neighborhoods undergoing rapid racial and economic change.

Bottom-Up Politics: What Do We Know and Where Do We Need to Go?

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
This symposium examines the bottom-up processes and practices of local problem solving in which communities gather evidence, build coalitions, display creativity and often increase their efforts in scale and breadth.

Violence in America: Explaining Hate Crimes Against Latinos in the 21st Century

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Janice Iwama from American University is interested in how racially motivated hate crimes and racial profiling vary across different ecological settings.

Sociological Lens on Eastern Europe: Gender, Collective Memory, and Social Inequality

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
GW Sociology Department professors Daina Eglitis, Michelle Kelso and Steve Tuch will provide an overview of their research in Latvia, Romania and Poland. They examine the significance of turning a sociological lens on both historical and contemporary issues in the region, including the Holocaust, World War II and post-communist experiences of capitalism and socioeconomic stratification.

Dialog and (Dis) Order Keeping: Police Organizational Sensemaking in Stockholm, Sweden & Oakland, California

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Carlos Bustamante is a postdoctoral research associate in sociology at the State University of New York, Albany. His dissertation was a comparative ethnographic study of the policing of restricted forms of entertainment in California, Sweden and Peru.

Going All City: A Graffiti Writer's Autoethnography

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Stefano Bloch is a former Los Angeles-based graffiti writer and current Assistant Professor in the School of Geography & Development and the Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory and faculty affiliate with the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Arizona.

Bottom-Up Politics

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
This symposium is co-hosted by the Urban Sustainability Laboratory, George Washington University Seminar on Bottom-Up Politics and the Metropolitan Policy Center of the School of Public Affairs at American University. A panel of experts will identify the processes of engagement by which local groups take up collective responses to community-level problems.

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