Tuesday, March 07
Annual Stanley L. Saxton Jr. Memorial Alpha Kappa Delta Address
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Science Center Auditorium, SC 114
Cost: Free

2007 sociology and criminal justice studies alumna Brianna Remster, Ph.D. presents “'He was Just a Kid:' Police Violence, Race, and Age in New York City." This lecture is the 2017 Annual Stanley L. Saxton Jr. Memorial Address, held in conjunction with the Induction Ceremony of Alpha Kappa Delta, the international sociology honor society.

Dr. Remster is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Villanova University. Her primary teaching and research interests are in the areas of crime and deviance, punishment and inequality, and the life course. She is an expert on the prison boom in the United States and its consequences for individuals, families, communities, and society as a whole. Dr. Remster has published articles in several journals including Deviant Behavior, Criminal Justice and Behavior, and Social Forces. She served as managing editor of Criminology,  the flagship journal for the American Society of Criminology, from 2010-2013. In 2015, Dr. Remster received the Junior Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching and a Summer Research Fellowship to work on “(Un) Representative Democracy? The Political Consequences of Mass Incarceration.”

Alpha Kappa Delta is the international sociology honor society, founded in 1920. The Xi chapter at the University of Dayton was founded in 1972.

Contact Information:
Phone: 937-229-2138