Tag: Rutgers-Camden

Police Officers Hold More Racialized Views, More Likely to Support Physical Force, Says New Research

Police Officers Hold More Racialized Views, More Likely to Support Physical Force, Says New Research

Police officers hold more racialized views, believe that they should receive increased funding, and believe that they have the right to use physical force against citizens – drawing important contrasts with the general public on these issues – according to new Rutgers University–Camden research.

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Graduating Doctoral Student Studies Children’s Role in Remembering Colombia’s Turbulent Past

Graduating Doctoral Student Studies Children’s Role in Remembering Colombia’s Turbulent Past

Diana García learned how children were both victims and perpetrators of violence, as well as resilient, active peace builders, resulting in her doctoral dissertation.

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Youth of Color More Likely To Report Emotional Distress During Witnessed Police Stops, Says New Study

Youth of Color More Likely To Report Emotional Distress During Witnessed Police Stops, Says New Study

Even witnessing police stops is more likely to cause emotional distress for youth of color than for their white counterparts, according to new research.

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Additional Student Loan Debt Cancellations Needed, Says Sociologist

Additional Student Loan Debt Cancellations Needed, Says Sociologist

Rutgers–Camden researcher Joan Maya Mazelis cautions that President Biden’s recent actions on student loan forgiveness is only 0.1% of the $1.7 trillion of outstanding student loan debt.

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Ph.D. Student Leads Camden’s Return to Urban Gardening Roots

Ph.D. Student Leads Camden’s Return to Urban Gardening Roots

Ph.D. student Lew Bivona, is helping return Camden to its flourishing, gardening roots, as co-founder of the Camden Urban Agriculture Collaborative (CUAC).

Posted in: Student Achievement