Dr. Kurt Fowler’s book manuscript, “Virtually Yours: Sex, Intimacy, and Identity in the Age of the Internet,” is under contract with New York University Press.

Dr. Nathan Link and Dr. Richard Stansfield’s research was in the news on February 2nd. A Star-Ledger editorial on a series of New Jersey legislative bills on prisoners’ health and mental health referred to their study on the relationship between health and recidivism: Link, N. W., Ward, J. T., & Stansfield R. (2019). Consequences of mental and physical health for reentry and recidivism: Toward a health-based model of desistance. Criminology, 57(3) 544-573. The editorial is at: https://www.nj.com/opinion/2020/02/easing-the-transition-from-prison-a-safe-smart-policy-editorial.html

Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis (with Dr. Jeannie Garmon) presented a paper entitled “The Importance of Emotional Support for Those Living in Poverty” at the Eastern Sociological Society conference.

Dr. Laura Napolitano was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about the cost of living in the Philadelphia region, on February 17th. The story is at: https://www.inquirer.com/news/self-sufficiency-standard-philadelphia-poverty-health-care-families-cost-of-living-20200217.html?fbclid=IwAR0KLU5Fgfd2JY3BXz7Q8-O29HRESvaM_h2wpxx6bu1ZWRgu6nBsXLiDW5E

Dr. Chinyere Osuji’s book Boundaries of Love: Interracial Marriage and the Meaning of Race (NYU Press, 2019) was featured in an “Author Meets Critic” event at the Eastern Sociological Society conference.

Dr. Sarah Tosh presented a paper entitled “Criminal Removals and Legal Resistance: A Case Study of New York City under the Trump Deportation Regime” at the Eastern Sociological Society conference.