2020 Susette M. Talarico Lecture

Dr. John Patrick Jarvis, Academic Dean at the FBI Academy, will deliver the annual Susette M. Talarico Lecture presented by the Criminal Justice Studies Program and the Criminal Justice Society.

Jarvis' lecture, “Lessons Learned in Applying Social Science: Bridging Percieved Divides Between Academics and Practitioners,” is free and open to the public.

With 29 years of experience in criminal justice analysis, Jarvis has served in the Uniform Crime Reporting Program and as chief criminologist in the Behavioral Science Unit at the FBI Academy. From 2013-2016, Jarvis was a member of the Critical Incident Response Group as part of the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime. He conducts research on lethal and non-lethal violence, mass victimization events, violent crime trends and the dynamics of crime clearance rates. Dr. Jarvis’ research has appeared in a range of journals, including Police Chief, Journal of Homicide Studies, Justice Quarterly, and the Journal of Trauma, Violence, and Abuse.

The Susette M. Talarico Lecture, presented by the Criminal Justice Studies Program and the Criminal Justice Society, is hosted annually in memory of Dr. Talarico, a long-time director of the Criminal Justice Studies Program. With support from the Susette M. Talarico Fund, the Criminal Justice Society, the Departments of Political Science and Sociology, this lecture series brings practitioners and scholars to campus to speak on a wide variety of current issues in criminal justice.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room
325 Herty Drive, Athens, GA 30602

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Criminal Justice Studies Program
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Kalah Mingo

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