Denison commencement speaker specialist in international criminal justice
Date of Event: May 15, 2011
Posted: May 6, 2011
Denison University’s 170th commencement will feature an address by David Bayley, a member of the Denison class of 1955 and distinguished professor in the School of Criminal Justice at State University of New York at Albany. Bayley is a specialist in international criminal justice, with particular interest in policing. His speech is titled “The Best Kept Secret.” Commencement exercises will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, on the Fine Arts Quadrangle, located on Denison’s lower campus. The rain site is the Mitchell Recreation and Athletics Center.
Bayley has conducted extensive research in India, Japan, Australia, Canada, Bosnia, Britain, Singapore and the United States. His work has focused on police reform, accountability, foreign assistance to police agencies and crime-prevention strategies. He has served as a consultant to the U.S. government and the United Nations on police reform in Bosnia. He was a member of the International Oversight Commission for the reform of the police of Northern Ireland and is a member of the U.N.’s Global Police Policy Community advisory group.
A prolific author, Bayley’s most recent book is “The Police in War: Fighting Insurgency, Terrorism, and Violent Crime,” (2010) written with Robert Perito.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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