Author: Kristina Mastropasqua
2016 study in the
American Journal of Political Science that looks at whether Latino political representation improves in the U.S. when election materials are printed in English and Spanish.
2015 article in which law professor Naomi Roht-Arriaza analyzes the efforts of Latin American courts to challenge amnesty laws and prosecute human rights violations.
2015 study in
Criminology that looks at the evolution of the availability of criminal records and how having a criminal record affects a person's ability to secure work, housing and higher education.
2016 study published in the
Journal of Applied Ecology that looks at how new tracking technology could help prevent animal poaching and international trade involving illegal wildlife parts.
2016 working paper for the Inter-American Development Bank that looks at how crime in Latin America affects the public's trust in public institutions such as police agencies and in private networks.
2014 selection of studies that explores the complex history, political convictions and changing nature of persons of Cuban origin living in the United States.
2015 roundup of academic research and scholarly literature that looks at the challenges that criminal prosecutors in the U.S. and aboard face in determining appropriate prison sentences for those convicted of participating in terrorism-related activities.
2015 collection of studies and reports focusing on inappropriate relationships between inmates and prison employees, anti-fraternization policies and growth in the number of female prison guards.
2014 review of government reports and scholarship on the issue of sexual assault and rape on campus, as well as prevention, risks and related cultural dynamics.
2015 report from the United Nations providing the latest information on discrimination and violence toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons globally.