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Schulze Speaker Series

The Schulze Speaker Series brings prestigious speakers to campus to provide an interdisciplinary perspective on a wide range of issues. Past speakers have explored the ecological crisis, criminal and social justice, film and other media, the fine arts, and human diversity. Below is a list of upcoming Schulze Speakers.

Upcoming Schulze Speakers - Spring 2018

Repairing the Relationship Between Police and Inner City Communities

  • Monday, March 19, 2018 - 7:00 p.m.
  • University of Northern Colorado, University Center Ballrooms
  • David M. Kennedy, Professor of Criminal Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York City, NY

David M. Kennedy is a professor of criminal justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City and the director of the National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay. Mr. Kennedy and the National Network support cities implementing strategic interventions to reduce violence, minimize arrest and incarceration, enhance police legitimacy, and strengthen relationships between law enforcement and communities. These interventions have been proven effective in a variety of settings, have amassed a robust evaluation record, and are widely employed nationally.

Mr. Kennedy’s work has won two Ford Foundation Innovations in Government awards, two Webber Seavey Awards from the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and two Herman Goldstein Awards for problem-oriented Policing. He was awarded the 2011 Hatfield Scholar Award for scholarship in the public interest. He helped develop the “Operation Ceasefire” homicide prevention strategy; High Point Drug Market Intervention strategy; the Justice Department’s Strategic Approaches to Community Safety Initiative; the Treasury Department’s Youth Crime Gun Interdiction Initiative; the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Drug Market Intervention Program; and the High Point Domestic Violence Intervention Program.

David M. Kennedy is the author of Deterrence and Crime Prevention: Reconsidering the Prospect of Sanction, co-author of Beyond 911: A New Era for Policing, and has published a wide range of articles on gang violence, drug markets, domestic violence, firearms trafficking, deterrence theory, and other public safety issues. His latest book, Don’t Shoot, One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America, was published by Bloomsbury in September 2011.

 david kennedy