Center for Criminal Justice Studies

LaNina Cooke

Assistant Director - Center for Criminal Justice Studies Email Sinclair Hall, Room 202

Courses Taught

Introduction to Criminal Justice
Law Enforcement and Community Relations

Juvenile Delinquency and Justice
Criminology
Forensic Psychology
Probation and Parole
Ethics and Leadership in Criminal Justice
 

Education

  • PhD, Criminal Justice and Public Policy, City University of New York Graduate Center, 2013
  • MA, Criminal Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2009
  • MA, Forensic Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2002
  • BS, Psychology, Morgan State University, 2000

Publications

  • LaNina Cooke, Best and Worst Places to Be a Police Officer, Wallet Hub, 2021.
  • LaNina Cooke, The Corrections System in New York State in New York State's Criminal Justice System, : Carolina Press (2019).
  • LaNina Cooke, 2017 Best & Worst Places to be a Police Officer, Wallet Hub, 2017.
  • LaNina Cooke, Structure Matters: Predicting Juvenile Justice System Behavior, El Paso: LFB Scholarly Publishing (2015).
  • LaNina Cooke, Writing in Criminal Justice: The Process in Processes, : Writing in the Disciplines; Farmingdale State College.
  • LaNina Cooke(Ed.), , Addressing Differential Impacts of COVID-19 in NYS: A Symposium and Edited Volume, :.
  • LaNina Cooke, Cryptocurrency: Increasing the Misperceptions of Drug Offenders, ACJS Today, 50(4).
  • LaNina Cooke, The Educational System's Impact on the Mental Health of Black Children during COVID-19, ,.

Presentations

  • LaNina Cooke, “The Educational System's Impact on the Mental Health of Black Children during COVID-19.” Paper presented to the 2021 Summer Symposium Addressing the Differential Impacts of COVID-19 -SUNY Albany, virtual on June 11, 2021.
  • LaNina Cooke, “The New Jim Crow - Presented to the FSC branch of the NAACP.” Paper presented to the , on February 18, 2020.
  • LaNina Cooke, “New York State Corrections: What Has Changed?” Poster presented at the Celebration of Scholarship, on November 5, 2019.
  • LaNina Cooke, “Classroom Dynamics, Feelings and Perception in Examining Police and People/Community Relations.” Presentation to the Long Island Social Science Conference, Suffolk County Community College on October 12, 2018.
  • LaNina Cooke, “Second Chances: The "Deserving" and "Non-Deserving".” Paper presented to the Eleanor Fapohunda Colloquium Series, on April 4, 2017.
  • LaNina Cooke, “Structure Matters: Predicting Juvenile Justice System Behavior.” Poster presented at the 2016 Celebration of Scholarship, Farmingdale State College: Campus Center Ballroom on November 10, 2016.
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