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SHIRLEY LEYRO

Criminal Justice Doctoral Program
899 Tenth Avenue
New York, New York  10019

Cell: 646-244-1211
email: sleyro@jjay.cuny.edu

   
EDUCATION  
2009 – Present THE GRADUATE CENTER – CUNY
Ph.D. student, Criminal Justice
Areas of interest: immigration and crime, social disorganization, the Latino paradox
DISSERTATION Exploring the effects of deportation on immigration and crime (proposal currently under review)
2004 JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
M.A. in Criminal Justice
Specialization: deviance and social control
1999-2004 JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Degree: B.A. in Criminal Justice
Minor: English Honors
 
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Fall 2005 – Present JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE – CUNY – 899 Tenth Avenue, NYC
ADJUNCT LECTURER – SOCIOLOGY AND POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPTS.
Spring 2011 – Present HUNTER COLLEGE – CUNY – 695 Park Avenue, NYC
ADJUNCT LECTURER – SOCIOLOGY DEPARTMENT
Fall 2011 – Present LEHMAN COLLEGE – CUNY – 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West – Bronx, NY
ADJUNCT LECTURER – SOCIOLOGY DEPARTMENT
April 2007 – Present BERKELEY COLLEGE – 12 East 40th Street, New NYC
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR
September 2007 – Summer 2010 MONROE COLLEGE –  School of Criminal Justice – 2501 Jerome Avenue, Bronx, NY
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR
 
NON-ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
February 2004 – Present DEBEVOISE & PLIMPTON LLP – 919 Third Avenue, NYC
PARALEGAL/LEGAL ADMINSTRATIVE ASSISTANT
(International Arbitration)
October 2003 – May 2004 DEFENSE ADVOCACY SERVICES (DAS) – 37-30 73rd Street, Jackson Heights, NY
SENTENCE ADVOCATE/MITIGATION SPECIALIST
·  Conduct interviews of detained and non-detained defendants, as well as collateral interviews necessary to prepare psychosocial and case-specific mitigation arguments to advance negotiations with the court and/or prosecutors in favor of reduced or alternative-to-incarceration sentences
·  Prepare written pre-pleading/pre-sentencing  memoranda on behalf of client defendants
 
AFFILIATIONS/ACTIVITIES
  l  MEMBER, Latina Researchers Network

l  MANAGING FELLOW, Center for Race Crime and Justice, John Jay College of    Criminal Justice

l  MEMBER, American Society of Criminology

l  MEMBER, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

l  MEMBER, Immigration Working Group, Graduate Center, CUNY

l  MEMBER, AELLA (Asociacion de Estudiantes Latinos Y Latinoamericanos), Graduate Center, CUNY

l  MEMBER, Prison Studies Group, Graduate Center, CUNY

 
HONORS, AWARDS, QUALIFICATIONS AND SERVICE
  l  Dean K. Harrison Award – Fall 2012
$3,250

l  Dean K. Harrison Award – Spring 2013
$3,250

l  Dean K. Harrison Award – Fall 2011
$3,000

l  Dean K. Harrison Award – Spring 2012
$3,000

l  Accepted into elite BA/MA combined degree program

l  BA/MA Research Incentive Scholarship
$1,200

l  Member Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society

l  Deans List — 1999-00, 2000-01, and 2001-02 academic years.

 
PUBLICATION(S)
2012 Spanish Translation: Shirley Leyro: Agency Report: The all in one guide report to ICE hold requests. 
Forthcoming
2013
Co-editor, edited volume: Outside Justice: Undocumented Immigrants and the Criminal Justice System.  Springer Link Publishers
Forthcoming
2013
Leyro, S., The effect of deportation on community social organization, to be published in edited volume, Outside Justice: Undocumented Immigrants and the Criminal Justice System.  Springer Link Publishers
 
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
2012 Leyro, S., The effect of deportation on community social organization, . Thematic Panel: “Social Justice.”  Issues of Immigration and Criminal Justice Conference.  New York, New York, 22 March, 2012
  Leyro, S, The Latino Paradox and the impact of deportation, . Thematic Panel: “Mentoring Future Scholars.  Academy for Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, New York, New York, 19-23 March, 2012
2011 Leyro, S., Exploring the effects of deportation on immigration and crime, . Thematic Panel: “Immigrant Criminology.” American Society of Criminology Annual Conference. Washington DC, 16-19 Nov, 2011.
  Leyro, S.  Immigration and its role in recent criminal justice policy and research, panel discussion held at Hostos Community College – CUNY “Studies & Developments in Criminal Justice”
2010 Leyro, S. Discussion of Arizona Law SB, panel discussion held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, “The 4th Amendment in the 21st century: What does it mean? Who does it protect?”  19 September 2010
 
COLLEGE AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
April 2012 – present Social Media Team Assistant, Latina Researchers Network
April 27-28, 2012 Conference Planning Committee, Student Member – “The Latina Researchers Conference,” John Jay College, New York
Conference sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
March 23, 2012 Conference Co-Chair – “Issues of Immigration in Criminal Justice,” John Jay College, New York
Conference sponsored by Center on Race, Crime and Justice
 
COURSES TAUGHT – 2005 – PRESENT
JOHN JAY COLLEGE l  Soc 101 – Introduction to Sociology
l  Soc 202 – The Family
l  Soc 203 – Criminology
l  Soc 240 – Social Deviance
l  ICJ 101 – Introduction to International Criminal Justice
HUNTER COLLEGE l  Soc 101 – Introduction to Sociology
l  Soc 211 – Urban Sociology
l  Soc 253 – Social Deviance
l  Soc 319 – Criminology
LEHMAN COLLEGE l  Soc 230 – Criminology
BERKELEY COLLEGE l  Jus 100 – Introduction to Criminal Justice
l  Jus 200 – Community Relations and Policing
l  Jus 210 – Police and Community
l  Soc 220 – Criminology
l  Bus 292 – Internship
MONROE COLLEGE l  CJS 101 – Introduction to Criminal Justice
l  Cor 101 – Corrections
l  Cor 233 – Correctional Research
l  Soc 101– Introduction to Sociology
l  Soc 202 – Criminology

 

 

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