SPAA Professor Convenes and Moderates Policing and Race Roundtable at ASPA Conference


Dr. James D. Ward, visiting associate professor in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University-Newark, will serve as moderator and convener for the Public Administration Review Roundtable on Policing and Race, during the 2017 National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration, March 17-21, in Atlanta, Georgia.

The roundtable, organized in conjunction with Public Administration Review’s Symposium on Policing and Race (March-April 2017), is designed to promote discussion and debate on the topic of policing and race across sectors, including academia, the news media, and law enforcement. Roundtable members include: Leroy Chapman, Jr., Deputy Managing Editor for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Erika Wells, former crime reporter for the Gwinnett Daily Post; Charles Epp and Steven Maynard-Moody, authors of Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship; Lieutenant George LaBonte of the Wrentham (MA) Police Department, and James L. Perry, Editor-in-Chief of Public Administration Review.

The roundtable is scheduled for Monday, March 20, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.


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