Our faculty supporting the SEJ program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice are busy contributing to sustainability and environmental justice through a variety of scientific, scholarly, and artistic productions.  The following is a list of some of our work.41PVGf+0oeL._AA160_


Joan Hoffman (2011). The Cooperation Challenge of Economics and the Protection of Water Supplies: A Case Study of the New York City Watershed Collaboration.  New York: Routledge.

Gerald Mar9780520273252kowitz (2013). Lead Wars: The Politics of Science and the Fate of America’s Children (with David Rosner).  Berkeley: University of California Press.

Gerald Markowitz (2013).  Deceit and Denial: The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution (2nd edition). Berekeley: University of California Press.




Petrossian, G. (2015). Preventing illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing: A situational approach. Biological Conservation, 189, 39-48.

Petrossian, G., Wise, J. & Pires, S.F. (2015). Factors Affecting Crab and Lobster Species Subject to IUU Fishing. Ocean and Coastal Management, 106, March 2015, 29-34. DOI: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2015.014

Pires, S.F. & Petrossian, G. (2015). Understanding parrot trafficking between illicit markets in Bolivia: An application of the CRAVED model. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice. DOI: 10.1080/01924036.2015.1028951

Petrossian, G., Marteache, N. & Viollaz, J. (2014). Where do “Undocumented” Fish Land: The Characteristics of Ports of Convenience for IUU Fishing. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, Special Issue on Wildlife Crimes. DOI: 10.1007/s10610-014-9267-1

Lisselot, Bisschop (2014).  How e-waste challenges environmental governance.  International Journal for Crime, Justice & Social Democracy, 3:2, 82-96.

Joan Hoffman (2001). Sustainable economic development: a criminal justice challenge for the 21st centuryCrime, Law and Social Change, 34: 3, 275-299.

Karen Malepede (2016). Hermes in the Anthropocene: A dogologue. Animal Sentience

Gohar Petrossian (2014). Explaining and controlling illegal commercial fishing: an application of the CRAVED theft modelBritish Journal of Criminology, 54:1, 73-90.

Jennifer Rutledge (2012). Liberalism and international law: evidence from the Ganges water disputeAsian Journal of Political Science, 20:2, 109-123.

KAPSTEIN, H.. Crude Fictions: How New Nigerian Short Stories Sabotage Big Oil’s Master Narrative. Postcolonial Text, North America, 11, feb. 2016. Available at:

Joan Hoffman. (2017) Sustainability and inequality: confronting the debate INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF URBAN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, 2017 Access to free online copies 
Hoffman, Joan. June  2017. Environmental Justice Along Product Life Cycles: Importance, Renewable Energy Examples, And Policy Complexities. Local Environment. Vol 0 Issue 0.0 Routledge  DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2017.1329285


Visual Art

Mary Ting, COMPASSION: For the Animals Great and Small (2015)

Milena Popov, Rain Dots (2014), Access Denied (2012), Side View (2009), Metamorphosis (2007).


Karen Malpede, Playwright and Director of Extreme Whether (Theater for the New City, October 2-26, 2014).

IMG_4264Film Festival Organization

Lindsey Kaymen (Director of Environmental Health and Safety), “Environmental Justice Cafe” [film festival], April 28-30, 2014, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY.




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