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Editorial Board

Howard Abadinsky

Editor-in-Chief
Howard Abadinsky

Professor
Department of Criminal Justice & Legal Studies
St. Johns University
USA
Tel. (718) 990-2522

Biography :

Howard Abadinsky was an inspector for the Cook County, Illinois, Sheriff’s Office and a New York State parole officer and senior parole officer. He holds a masters degree from the Fordham University School of Social Service and a Ph.D. in sociology from New York University. Dr. Abadinsky is the author of several books, including Organized Crime, Law and Justice, Drug Use and Abuse, and Probation and Parole. He served as a consultant to the President’s Commission on Organized Crime and serves as an expert witness in organized crime cases.

 Biography
Research Interest :

Organized Crime

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Keith Carrington

Keith Carrington
Associate Professor
Department of Criminal Justice & Legal Studies
St. Johns University
USA
Tel. (718) 990-2042

Biography :

Dr. Keith Carrington is an associate professor of criminal justice and the Chair of the Division of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies in the College of Professional Studies, at St John’s University, Jamaica, New York. He earned a combined Bachelor/Master of Public Administration (BA/MPA) degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) and a Ph.D. from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

 Biography
Research Interest :

The areas of the influence of race in the criminal justice system,
The exercise of discretion,
Complaints against the police,
Distance education.

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Wing Hong Chui

Wing Hong Chui
Associate Professor
Department of Social Work and Social Administration
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR
Read Interview session with Wing Hong Chui

Biography :

Wing Hong Chui is an Associate Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at the University of Hong Kong. Previously, he taught at the University of Exeter (UK), University of Queensland (Australia), City University of Hong Kong, and Chinese University of Hong Kong. Eric was the managing editor and book review editor of the journal Asian Journal of Criminology and serves on the editorial board of a number of academic journals including the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, Social and Public Policy Review, The Open Social Science Journal, Journal of Practice Teaching and Advances in Applied Sociology.

 Biography
Research Interest :

Social work, youth studies, criminology and criminal justice, socio-legal studies, and migration studies. His current research interests focus on the effectiveness of probation supervision for young offenders and young defendants.

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Patrick Parnaby

Patrick Parnaby
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology and Antropology
University of Guelph
Guelph
Telephone: 519-824-4120(53941)

Biography :

Dr. Parnaby completed his PhD in sociology at McMaster University in 2004 before joining the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Guelph. Dr. Parnaby’s primary interest is in the sociology of risk and risk discourse as they relate to issues of expertise, crime, social control, and governance. His most recent publications have looked at how discourses of risk are implicated in the exercising of control with respect to crime prevention through environmental design and financial planning. In addition, Dr. Parnaby also researches and writes in the areas of social constructionism, social deviance, and policing.

 Biography
Research Interest :

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
Risk
Environmental criminology
Social deviance
Social constructionism
Relationship between evolutionary psychology and sociology.

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Sudipto Roy

Sudipto Roy
Professor
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Indiana State University
USA
Tel: 812-237-2198

Biography :

Dr. Sudipto Roy is a Professor at the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Indiana State University since 1994. Prior to accepting a faculty position at Indiana State University in Fall 1994, he was on the Faculty of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Northwest, and Department of Sociology, Delaware State University. His teaching expertise include Criminological Theories, Statistics, Research Methods in Criminology/Criminal Justice, Community-Based Corrections, Juvenile Delinquency, Victimology, etc. Also, he is the Coordinator for the exchange program established between Indiana State University and the University of Zagreb, Croatia on April 26, 2005.

 Biography
Research Interest :

Community-based Corrections,
Intermediate Sanctions,
Victimology,
Program Evaluation

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Frigon Sylvie

Frigon, Sylvie
Professor
Department of Criminology
University of Ottawa
Canada
Tel: 613-562-5800

Biography :

Sylvie Frigon holds a Ph.D. from the Institute of Criminology at the University of Cambridge, UK. She is professor of the Department of Criminology at the University of Ottawa where she teaches since 1993. She has completed three major research projects: 1. with Chris Bruckert on the social and professional (re)integration of women in conflict with the law (SSHRC) 2. On employment and women in prison with Véronique Strimelle (Ministry of Employment Québec) an 3. For Status of Woman Canada on the issue of mental health of women during and after imprisonment. Professor Frigon is now working for the AAOF (Association des auteures et auteurs de lOnatrio français) as artistic director of a writing project in prison.

 Biography
Research Interest :

1.Women, criminalisation and imprisonment; the sociology of the body in prison; violent women
2.The social and penal reintegration of women in conflict with the law
3.The experience and management of health (physical and mental) of women in prison Artistic manifestations on/in prison (ie: literature, theatre and dance)


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Georgios A Antonopoulos

Georgios A. Antonopoulos
Professor
Department of Criminology
Tessede University
UK
Tel:01642342392

Biography :

Georgios A. Antonopoulos is Professor of Criminology at the School of Social Sciences and Law, Teesside University in the UK. He has conducted research for the local authorities in Britain, the British Police, the British Ministry of Justice and the European Commission. His articles have appeared in the British Journal of Criminology, European Journal of Criminology, Trends in Organised Crime, Global Crime, and Crime, Law & Social Change. He is an associate of the Cross-Border Crime Colloquium, and member of the editorial boards of the journals International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences, Trends in Organised Crime and Global Crime. In 2009 he received the European Society of Criminology ‘Young Criminologist

 Biography
Research Interest :

Organised crime 
Illegal markets
Criminality, criminalisation
Victimisation of minority ethnic groups and migrants

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Deidre Ann Tyler

Deidre Ann Tyler
Professor
Department of Sociology
Salt Lake Community College
University of Utah
USA

Biography :

Dr. Deidre Ann Tyler is a sociologist, motivational speaker and personal fitness trainer. She is a native of Vicksburg, Mississippi - specifically the Marcus Bottom Community. She received her bachelors degree in Social Work from Mississippi College; and her doctorate from Mississippi State University. She received another Masters degree in Instructional Technology from Utah State University. Dr. Tyler teachers sociology on line and face to face. She is the author of two books "A Womans Guide to Setting Boundaries" and "Utah African American Women Tell Their Stories 1940-2002." She is an award winning speaker and the recipient of the Dale Carnegie best speaker award. She is single and lives in Salt Lake City, Utah

 Biography
Research Interest :

African American Women and the criminal justice system
Distance education, race, gender and education
Sociologist and Instructional technologist.

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Elena Larrauri

Elena Larrauri
Professor
Department of Criminal Law and Criminology
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Spain
Tel: 0034- 935422768

Biography :

Dr. Elena Larrauri Pijoan is Professor in Criminal Law and Criminology and Director of the Degree and the Master in Criminology in Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. Her research focuses on criminal records, community sentences, and gender and criminal law. Her most recent publications include: Jacobs, J. and Larrauri, E. (2013) ‘A Spanish window on European Law and Policy on Employment Discrimination Based on Criminal Record:’, in: Daems, T.; Snacken, S. and van Zyl Smit, D. (eds.) European Penology. Oxford, Hart Publishing; and Gelsthorpe, L. and Larrauri, E. (2013) ‘Gender and Crime in Europe’, in: Krezeski, K.; Hough, M.; Levy, R.; Snacken, S. and Body-Gendrot, S. (eds). Routledge Companion to European Criminology, Routledge. She obtained the Fulbright-La Caixa and Alexander von Humboldt Scholarships. President of the European Society of Criminology (2007- 2010), she was given the prize Rafael Salillas of the Spanish Society of Criminology (2007). She has been awarded All Souls Visiting Fellowship for 2013-2014.

 Biography
Research Interest :

Criminal records
Community sentences and
Gender analysis of criminal justice system

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Christina Mancini

Christina Mancini
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Florida Atlantic University
Florida

Biography :

Christina Mancini is an Assistant Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University. She received her doctoral degree from Florida State University’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice in 2009. She has published several studies in the areas of sexual offending, sex crime policy, violent victimization, public opinion, and criminological theory.These works have recently appeared in journals such as Criminology, Crime & Delinquency, the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, the Journal of Criminal Justice, and other crime and policy journals. She is currently involved in studies related to sex crime, criminal justice policy, race, offending, and public opinion. Recently, she was appointed to serve as an editorial advisory board member for the Journal of Criminal Justice.

 Biography
Research Interest :

Criminal justice policy
Youth violence and victimization
Sex offending
Public opinion
Capital punishment
Corrections

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Gregg Barak

Gregg Barak
Professor
Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology
Eastern Michigan University
USA

Biography :

Gregg Barak is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Eastern Michigan University and the former Visiting Distinguished Professor in the College of Justice & Safety at Eastern Kentucky University. In 2003 he became the 27th Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and in 2007, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Critical Division of the American Society of Criminology. Barak is a two-time award winning author and editor of 15 books on crime, justice, media, violence, criminal law, homelessness, human rights, and related topics. His latest book, Theft of a Nation: Wall Street Looting and Federal Regulatory Colluding, received the 2012 Outstanding Book Award given by the White Collar Crime Research Consortium of the National White Collar Crime Center.

 Biography
Research Interest :

Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social Movements, Social Change and Social Justice; Social Deviance and Social Control; Sociology of Law; Public Policy and CJ Administration; Violence and Nonviolence; Homelessness and Housing; Media and Crime; Crime and Inequality; Historical, Comparative and Evaluative Methods; Multidisciplinary and Integrative Studies; Class, Race, and Gender Studies

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G S Bajpai

G S Bajpai
Professor
Department of Criminology and criminal Justice
National Law University
Delhi

Biography :

Dr Bajpai held many prestigious international assignments for advanced research in criminal law and criminal justice. He has been to the University of Paris (France) under UGC Indo-French Cultural Exchange Programme (1999) to work on Victims position in French Criminal Justice System. He was also the recipient of prestigious Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship at the Department of Criminology, University of Leicester, UK for an advanced research and teaching ( in Crime reduction ) for the year 2003-04. Dr Bajpai also visited International Victimology Institute, Tokiwa University, Japan for delivering invited lectures in July 2007. Besides, he was also selected under the Indo-Russia Cultural Exchange programme to visit St. Petesburg ( 2007)and Indo-Hungarian Cultural Exchange Programme to carry out research in Budapest (2009). In 2010, Prof. Bajpai was conferred a visiting fellowship of ICSSR under the Indo-NWO Exchange of Scholars and under this visit he carried out significant research at the International Victimology Institute, Faculty of Law, University of Tilburg in the Netherlands. Apart from visiting the International Criminal Court at Hague, Prof Bajpai delivered key lectures at several universities like VU University, Amsterdam. He has been identified by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York to author a case study on Bhopal Ges Tragedy which was published from the Cambridge Press, US.

 Biography
Research Interest :

Criminology & criminal law,
Legal research method,
Human rights issue in criminal justice process,Cyber laws, forensic science, law and development etc

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Stephanie K Decker

Stephanie K. Decker
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Washburn University
USA
Tel: 785- 670-1610

Biography :

Stephanie Decker received her PhD from the University of Kansas and is currently an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Washburn University. Her interests include crime, deviance, social control, collective behavior, and social movements. Her research centers on how individuals make sense of both criminal activity and social control and the resulting political implications. Her recent research focuses on house arrest, war crimes of the Iraq War, the rules of engagement of the Iraq War, and public confessions of criminal activity in the Moscow Show Trials, the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission Amnesty Trials, and Iraq Veterans Against the War’s Winter Soldier event.

 Biography
Research Interest :

Deviance, Social Control, Crime, Law, Collective Behavior, Social Movements, Social and Cultural Psychology, Historical Comparative Methods, Qualitative Methods, Social Theory

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Tan Jo-Pei

Tan Jo-Pei
Center for Criminology and Sociology
UK
Tel: +44(0)1784 414180

Biography :

Dr Jo-Pei Tan is a Research Fellow in the Centre of Criminology and Sociology at Royal Holloway, University of London. She was awarded her DPhil in Evidence‐Based Social Interventions by the University of Oxford. She also holds an MPhil in Social and Developmental Psychology from the University of Cambridge. Dr Tan was awarded the 2008 Young Researcher Award for the Category of Social Sciences and Humanities by the University of Putra, Malaysia when she worked with them. Her research and publications focus on how different aspects of culture impact parenting and socialization processes, and children behaviour. In particularly, among children, young people, parents and families from different cultural backgrounds (i.e. socio-cultural context, mixed versus monocultural, majority versus minority) and vulnerable groups (i.e. children in care, care leavers). She is also interested in the policy implications of research findings in the context of evidence-based interventions and how evidenced-based programme influence general population and at-risk groups. She is a mixed-methods researcher and specialises in both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. She is also an expert in multivariate analysis with extensive experience in examining the various models of parenting pratices across different groups and how it relate to children and young people behaviour

 Biography
Research Interest :

(1) Children’s behavioral development in the context of parenting
(2) Criminality and care leavers
(3) The meanings of parenting behaviors and children and young people adjustment across and within different cultural contexts

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Ji, You

Ji, You
School of Social Science and International Studies
University of NewSouth Wales Sydney
Australia
Tel : 61-2-93853620 (0)

Biography :

Ji You has done his graduation from Peking University by which he has exposed to Western learning for the first time. He received a Ph.D scholarship of Sociology and MA degree of political science from Australian National University in 1990 and 1993 respectively. He began to teach the Western Universities in 1993. In 1994, he was offered a tenure position by the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Three years later he moved to Sydney and have taught at the University of New South Wales since 1997. He has also served in the editorial board of a number of academic journals

 Biography
Research Interest :

Changing state/society relations in China
Changing Civil-Military relations in the Country
Asia's socio-political change and International relations

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Hernandez-Ramdwar, Camille

Hernandez-Ramdwar, Camille
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
Ryerson University
Canada
Tel: 416-979-5000X4193
Read Interview session with Hernandez-Ramdwar, Camille

Biography :

Dr. Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada, who also teaches in Caribbean Studies. Her areas of research include Caribbean cultures and identities; African Traditional Religions in the Caribbean; tourism and Caribbean culture; popular culture, youth and crime; diasporic, transnational and second generation identities; and racism and Caribbean peoples in Canada. Her recent work appears in Caribbean Healing Traditions: Implications for Health and Mental Health (Routledge, forthcoming),Caribbean Sexualities, (University of West Indies Press, forthcoming); Journal of Heritage Tourism, (2013);Caribbean Journal of Education (2010); Searching for Equality: Inclusion and Equity in the Canadian Academy (University of Toronto Press, 2010); Caribbean Journal of Criminology and Public Safety (2009); Caribbean Review of Gender Studies (2008); and TOPIA (2008). Dr. Hernandez-Ramdwar has also written short stories, narratives, and poetry dealing with the issues of diasporic, transnational, and multiracial identities, work which has been published in anthologies such as Talking About Identity: Encounters in Race, Ethnicity and Language (2001), Beneath the Cotton Tree Root (2000), and "...but where are you really from?": Stories of Identity and Assimilation in Canada (1997).

 Biography
Research Interest :

Caribbean cultures and identities
African Traditional Religions in the Caribbean
Tourism and Caribbean culture
Popular culture
Youth and crime
Diasporic, transnational and second generation identities
Racism and Caribbean people in Canada

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Kristyan M Kouri

Kristyan M. Kouri
Department of Sociology
University of California State Northridge
USA
Tel: 323-254-0725

Biography :

Kristyn Kouri, Ph.D is a sociologist who teaches sociology and gender & women’s studies at Cal State University Northridge. Dr. Kouri’s academic research work focuses on education, women & crime, and black/white interracial couples/families. She has a number of research interests which include: Women and Crime, Family, Race, Class, & Gender and their Interconnections, Social Movements and education. Dr. Kouri is a public sociologist who writes about a variety of social issues designed for the general public. She is a contributor for the Los Angeles Daily News and its affiliated newspapers.


 

 Biography
Research Interest :

Women and Crime
Family, Race, Class, & Gender and their Interconnections
Social Movements and education

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Ezekiel B Gebissa

Ezekiel B. Gebissa
Professor
Department of Liberal studies
Kettering University
USA

Biography :

Ezekiel Gebissa, (Ph.D. History, Michigan State), is Professor of History and African Studies at Kettering University. He is the author of Leaf of Allah: Khat and the Transformation of Agriculture in Harerge Ethiopia, 1875–1991 sole editor of two books to which I contributed several chapters, and of more than a dozen articles in highly regarded international journals, several book chapters, and numerous book reviews. He has served as editor-in-chief of major academic journals, as book review editor of a journal, and online moderator of an electronic list. His research interest includes processes of commoditization of psychoactive plants and criminalization of cultural uses of psychoactive substances

 Biography
Research Interest :

Processes of commoditization of psychoactive plants and criminalization of cultural uses of psychoactive substances.

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Ali Rahimi

Ali Rahimi
Department of Foriegn languages
Bahcesehir University
Turkey

Biography :

Ali Rahimi have taken his Ph. D in Critical Discourse Analysis from Shiraz University, Iran. He has been into the teaching field since 2004.

 Biography
Research Interest :

Applied Linguistics; Critical Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics; Psycholinguistics;
Translation Theories; Contrastive Analysis; Academic Writing; Phonetics &
Phonology; Letter Writing; Discourse Studies; and Issues in Linguistics

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ANTHONY ELLIOTT

ANTHONY ELLIOTT
Professor
Department of Sociology
Flinders University
Australia

Biography :

Anthony Elliott was educated at the universities of Melbourne and Cambridge, where he was supervised by Lord Anthony Giddens, architect of the Blair Government’s Third Way. Professor Elliott is the author and editor of approximately thirty books, which have been translated or are forthcoming in over a dozen languages. His best-selling academic books, such as Concepts of the self and Psychoanalytic theory: an introduction, have appeared in multiple editions and have been in print across three decades. Following two consecutive ARC Research Fellowships at the University of Melbourne, Elliott was appointed to a Research Chair in the UK in 1999. He subsequently became Professor of Sociology at the University of Kent at Canterbury, prior to returning to Australia in 2006 to take up the Chair of Sociology at Flinders University, where he was for a period both Head of Department and Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research). Anthony Elliott is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, a Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust and a member of Kings College, Cambridge. He contributes to media worldwide: amongst others, he has been recently been interviewed by the BBC World Service, The Sunday Times, ABC Radio National, The Australian, BBC Radio 4, GMTV Sunday as well as European and North American radio and television networks. Amongst his most well-known books are Subject to ourselves (1996), The mourning of John Lennon (1999), Critical visions (2003), Social theory since Freud (2004), The new individualism (2005, with Charles Lemert), Mobile lives (2009, with John Urry) and On society (2012, with Bryan Turner).

 Biography
Research Interest :

Global Elites, Transnationalism and Cosmopolitanism
Social Theory and its futures
Contemporary japanese Social Theory
Society
Identity
 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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Stephen R Schneider

Stephen R. Schneider
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology and Criminology
Saint Mary's University
Canada
Tel:(902)420-5872

Biography :

Stephen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminology at St. Mary’s University in Halifax, Canada. Dr. Schneider’s areas of interest include organized, crime prevention, and policing. Some recent projects include national and international research examining money laundering, contraband smuggling, fraud, and innovative approaches to combating organized crime. He has also been involved in evaluations of different federal (Canadian) organized crime enforcement strategies. He has also work extensively at the local level, conducting research into and implementing crime prevention programs in poor, inner-city communities. From April 1998 to November 2000, he was a Manager with KPMG Investigation and Security Inc. in Toronto where he provided research and consulting services to the public and private sectors on organized crime, economic crime, and crime prevention. Prior to this he was employed as the Coordinator of a Community Crime Prevention Office in Vancouver, and before this, as a Research Officer with the Drugs and Major Crimes Section of the Ministry of the Solicitor General Canada. Dr. Schneider is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles as well as four books, including one textbook dealing with the subject of crime prevention. Dr. Schneider was the recipient of a $380,000 grant from the Canadian government to research, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive developmental program for disadvantaged children, based on the principles of crime prevention through social development. Current projects he is working on include research for the (Halifax) Mayor’s Task Force on Violence, and a second edition of his crime prevention textbook. He has a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of British Columbia, a M.Sc. in International Development from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Political Science from Carleton University.

 Biography
Research Interest :

Organized, crime prevention, and policing

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Susie Hulley

Susie Hulley
Research Associate
University of Cambridge
Prisons Research Centre
Institute of Criminology
United Kingdom

Biography :

Dr Susie Hulley is a Research Associate at the Institute of Criminology, Cambridge University. She holds a Masters degree in Criminology and received her PhD from University College London. Her PhD research focused on young people and anti-social behaviour, in the context of local policing. IN her subsequent work she has been studying various aspects of prison and imprisonment, including the quality of life for prisoners in public and private sector prisons in England and Wales and the effectiveness of in-prison diversity training. Susie is currently co-investigator on a large study exploring the experiences of young men and women who receive very long life sentences when they are young adults. She has published in national and international peer-review journals and has supervised and taught students at Cambridge University and elsewhere.

 Biography
Research Interest :

Penology, Youth justice, Anti-social behaviour, Neighbourhood policing

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Vladimir J. Konecni

Vladimir J. Konecni
Emeritus Professor
Department of Psychology
University of California
San Diego
USA

Biography :

Vladimir J. Konecni is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego (La Jolla). He received his Ph.D. at the University of Toronto (Canada) in 1973 in Social and Experimental Psychology. Professor Konecni is a recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for research, and a research grantee of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst. Among his four major areas of research and scientific writing is Legal Psychology, especially judicial decision making and issues of eyewitness identification. In this area alone, he has had some 50 scientific publications. One of his books (coauthored with Professor E. B. Ebbesen) is “The Criminal Justice System: A Social-Psychological Analysis” (San Francisco: Freeman, 1982).

 Biography
Research Interest :

Psychology of law, social psychology, emotion, aggression, cognitive psychology, psychology of music, theatre and visual art.

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Abraham Tamir

Abraham Tamir
Emeritus Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Israel

Biography :

Abraham Tamir is an emeritus professor of Chemical Engineering at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev,Beer-Sheva, Israel. In the course of his administrative career he has been also Rector of the University (1986-1990), the highest academic position. Abraham Tamir is the author of 165 scientific articles and 10 books. He developed an efficient gas burner, which may save about 25% of the gas consumption when applied to domestic gas stoves and outdoor cookers. In 1990, the largest manufacturer of camping equipment in Israel, launched the market with a new product, the Rotoflame Camping Cooker, which applied successfully the new burner. In 1984 he was awarded The Michael Landau Research Prize for "Development of a New Gas-Saving Burner for Domestic Stoves" and in 1991 The Bergman Prize for contribution in the development of the subject "Combustion Processes in Swirling Flows" Abraham Tamir is considered as world expert on “Impinging-Stream Reactors”, a method forintensifying technological processes. A reviewer described him once as the father of impinging streams. His achievements are summarized in his book ”Impinging-Stream Reactors”, published by Elsevier in 1994, which was translated also to Chinese. In 1998 he founded the Museum on Art and Science in his University, the first of its kind in the world: http://www.bgu.ac.il/museum; http://www.bgu.ac.il/museum/tmoaas He also established about 40 exhibitions on Art&Science in Israel and abroad. During 2000-2005 he acted the Associate Editor on Art and Science in the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering. From 2003 he is editing a column on Art and Science in the Scientific American published in Israel. As from 2007 he is writing articles on Art and Science in the Spanish Journal Quimica e Industria that are translated to Spanish by his colleague. In recent years he has been teaching a new course, entitled, The Interaction Between Art and Science.

 Biography
Research Interest :

Art & Science, Chemical Engineering , Combustion

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Muhammad Sabil Farooq

Muhammad Sabil Farooq
Department of Sociology
Nankai University
China

Biography :

Muhammad Sabil Farooq, PhD Sociology Nankai University P.R China also having Master’s Degree in Sociology from University of Peshawar & and another M.Phil degree in Islamic studies and culture from AJK University Muzaffarabad Pakistan.. He has huge experience of different national and international developmental organizations from field working level positions to the management level on different research projects. His interests include: Education, Quality Education, Primary Education, Comparative Education, Social Justice and Women Development. His recent research focuses on Primary Quality Education and Comparative Education differences

 Biography
Research Interest :

Education, Quality Education, Primary Education, Comparative Education, Social Justice and Women Development

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Souraya el badaoui

Souraya el badaoui
Professor
Department of Mass communication
University of Cairo
Egypt

Biography :

Souraya el badaoui,Supervision of tens of master theses and Ph.D. dissertations for Egyptian and Arab students at Department of Public Relations, (2003- Present) in Faculty of Mass Communication and Faculty of Arts at Cairo University, Media Departments at Ain Shams, Helwan, and Zagazig Universities; and Institute of Environment Studies and Research at Ain Shams University. In addition to discussing master theses in fields of International Media, Public Relations, Public Communication, Media Policies, Public Opinion, International Advertising, and Social and Political Marketing in Egypt, sultanate of Oman and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 Biography
Research Interest :

Citizenship, Public Diplomacy, minorities, Gender role and Media, cultural identity, digital public relations, audience and users of new media, crisis management, international communication, political Islam, political Reform, Dialogue among cultures, Translation and international communication

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Manuel Gonzalez Oropeza

Manuel Gonzalez Oropeza
Judge
Supreme Court for Elections in Mexico
Mexico

Biography :

Judge Manuel Gonzalez Oropeza,Graduated from the School of Law at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), received his Bachelor in Law Magna Cum Laude; He graduated his Masters in Arts degree in Public Law from the University of California at Los Angeles; He received the degree of PhD in Law from the National University of Mexico. He also received a PhD Honoris Causa from the State University of Baja California. He is a founding member of the National System of Research. He is a faculty at the Institute for Legal Research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and a professor of the Graduate Division in the School of Law, at the same University.

In the professional field he has served, among other positions, as Secretary General of the Department of Humanities at the UNAM; Bureau Chief of the Diplomatic Archives of Mexico at the Department of Foreign Affairs; Law Clerk of the Supreme Court of Justice; Chairman of the Electoral Council of the Federal (México City) Elections Board at the Federal District, which organized the first election for mayor in 1997. He has been a professor in various state and private universities throughout the country and abroad, such as Montreal, California at Los Angeles, Houston, Michigan State, and Texas at Austin.

He was the founding director of the Institute for Legal Research at the University of Guadalajara; founding president of the Academic Council of the Institute of Legislative Studies of the Congress of the State of Mexico; Chairman of the Academic Council of the Institute for consensus of the parliamentary groups of that State Legislature.

His work and academic research includes case studies on Constitutional Law, History of Law and Comparative Law, as well as the publication of articles and books in such subjects.

He was member of the Committee appointed by the Executive Branch of the State of Veracruz, to prepare the preliminary draft reform of the Constitution of the State, whose amendments were submitted to the Constitutional Convention which enacted the State Constitution on February 3rd, 2000. He has collaborated in the draft of Amendments to the Constitutions of the states of Durango, Guerrero and Queretaro.

Since November 2006, He serves as justice of the Supreme Court for Elections in Mexico.

On the year 2010, he has been credited as alternate member of the Venice Commission from the Council of Europe.
 

 Biography
Research Interest :

Law, Legal Research, Humanities, Foreign Affairs, Constitutional Law, History of Law, Comparative Law

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