"Challenges to Police Reform in the American Context." Policing the 21st Century: Challenges to Change. Keele University., UK. October 27, 2016.
"Achieving Justice by Closing Rikers." Social Justice Series, Black and Latino Male Initiative, Brooklyn College. September 20, 2016.
"Confronting Injustice: A conversation on Race and Policing. NY Democrats. National Black Theater. March 29, 2016.
Moderator: No Fundamental Change, No Equal Justice: How So-Called Police Reforms Preserve the Racist Status Quo. March 16, 2016. The Police Reform Organizing Project. new York Ethical Culture Society.
Moderator: "Bridging the Divide: A Review of Broken Windows and Stop and Frisk." December 1, 2015. John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY.
"Reducing the Impact of Policing on NJ Communities." November 18, 2015. New Jersey State League of Municipalities. Atlantic City, NJ.
"What Would Real Police Reform Look Like?" Marymount Manhattan College. November 6, 2015.
"The Indignities of Overpolicing: Micro Regulation and the Changing Nature of Police Violence." Violence and the City. May 8: Murphy Institute, CUNY.
"On Resisting Arrest" Policing and Mass Incarceration. La Guardia Community College. April 14.
County College of Morris. "The Limits of Liberal Police Reforms" April 9, 2015.
St. Louis University School of Law: "The Thin Blue Line: Policing Post Ferguson." February 20, 2015.
College of Staten Island: "To Protect and Serve? Broken Windows Policing, Gentrification, and the Murder of Eric Garner." February 10, 2015.
"A Socialist Response to the Prison System." Democratic Socialists of America. Judson Memorial Church. New York. January 31, 2015
"Ferguson Is Everywhere: Policing and the Criminalization of Communities of Color." Leitner Center for International Law and Justice, Fordham University School of Law. January 20, 2015.
"Race, Police Use of Force, and the Law." Adelphi University," Garden City, NY December 8, 2014. (Video)
"Rodney King to Eric Garner: An Emergency Town Hall." BRIC Arts Center. Brooklyn. December 7, 2014.
"Political Origins of the Overpolicing of Communities of Color in New York City." Marymount Manhattan College. November 6, 2014.
"From Staten Island to Ferguson: The Crisis of Police Legitimacy in (Post) Racial America. The Wolfe Institute for the Humanities. Brooklyn College. October 20, 2014.
"The Roots of Broken Windows Policing." VOCAL-NY. August 28, 2014.
"The Conservative Roots of Broken Windows Policing." Police Reform Organizing Project. Ethical Culture Society. July 31, 2014.
"A new NYPD? A Progress Report: What is Really Happening on the Ground. Police Reform Organizing Project. Ethical Culture Society. March 20, 2014.
“The Political Landscape of Policing Reform in New York City,” Conversations with City Breakfast Series. Colin Powell Center, City College. University Club. March 13, 2014.
"Building the Legitimacy of Human Rights Fact Finding." International Human Rights Fact-Finding in the Twenty-First Century. Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, NYU Law School. November 2, 2013.
New York's Crime Decline in the Age of Stop and Frisk. Museum of the City of New York. May 8, 2013.
Stop and Think: Guest Panel on Stop and Frisk. The Student-Alumni Association of Empire State College. SUNY Empire State. April 25, 2013.
Are We Safer? Costs Benefits, and Alternatives to 20 years of Aggressive Street Policing. Herbert Kurz Chair in Constitutional Law Lecture. Brooklyn College. April 18, 2013.
"Managing Defiance: Protest Policing and the Occupy Wall Street Movement." Vera Institute of Justice. New York. February 15, 2012.
"OWS and the Right to Protest, a Sociological Perspective." Benjamin N. Cordozo School of Law. New York. January 24, 2012.
"Occupy Wall Street and The Right to Protest: What’s Next?" New School for Social Research. New York. October 26, 2012.
"Policing the Occupy Protests: How Well Did Cities Respond." Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service, Suffolk Law School. March 7, 2012
“An Analysis of Protest Policing by the Korean National Police during the G20 Summit in November 2010.” At International Symposium on the Korean National Police’s G20 Public Order Policing. Korean National Police University, February 21, 2011.
“Homelessness in New York City: From Short-term Emergency to Entrenched Social Problem.” Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea. November 15, 2010.
“The Role of the ‘Broken Windows’ Theory in Protest Policing Tactics in New York City.” Vu University, Amsterdam. November, 2009.
“Why a Democrat Can’t be Elected Mayor in New York City.” School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy, University of Delaware. September 24, 2009.
“Impact Litigation Strategies and Legal Monitoring of the NYPD at the 2004 Republican National Convention." Protest Week Symposium. November 7, 2006. CUNY Law School.
“The Political Origins and Social Consequences of the Rockefeller Drug Laws” 5th Annual Applied and Urban Ethics Conference: [Il]legal Drugs: Profit, Health, and the Public Good. Rutgers University Law School April 3, 2004.
“Arresting Protest: State Control and the February 15th Protests” One Year Later: The Global Protests of February 15, 2003 and the Movement Against the War in Iraq. Columbia University. March 27-28, 2004.
"In the Service of Inequality: The Origins of Modern Policing" New Directions in Critical Criminology. May 6, 2016 University of Tennessee.
"The Limits of Liberal Police Reforms." Left Forum. John Jay College of Criminal Justice. May 31, 2015.
“Managing Defiance: The Policing of the Occupy Movement.” Law and Society Association. Boston. May 30, 2013.
“The Failure of Urban Liberalism: Dinkins as the Obama Mayor” Left Forum: Towards a Politics of Solidarity. Pace University, New York, March 2011.
“Police Innovation in Seoul, South Korea.” Society for the Study of Social Problems. San Francisco. August 9, 2009.
“Police Innovation in Seoul, South Korea.” Law and Society Association. Denver. May 29, 2009.
“The New Urban Punitiveness: The Rise of Anti-homeless Policies in San Francisco.” American Sociological Association. Boston. August, 2008.
“The NYPD’s Handling of the Protests at the 2004 Republican National Convention.” American Sociological Association. New York. August, 2007.
“Law or Order: The Role of Police Discretion in the Policing of Protests at the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York.” International Police Executive Symposium. Dubai, UAE, April, 2007.
“Law or Order: The Role of Police Discretion in the Policing of Protests at the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York.” Law and Society Association Annual Meeting. Baltimore, May 2006
“Arresting Dissent: The NYPD's Policing of Protests from the World Economic Forum to the Present.” National Lawyers Guild Northeast Regional Conference. Columbia Law School. April 8, 2006.
“Police Relations with Civil Society at the 2004 Republican National Convention Demonstrations in New York City.” International Police Executive Symposium. September 2005.
“From Escalated Force to Disruption Control: The Evolution of Protest Policing.” Law and Society Association Annual Meeting. Chicago. May 2004.
“Criminalizing Homelessness: Changing Police Practices Towards the Homeless in New York and San Francisco” American Sociological Association, Washington, D.C., August 2000.
“The Application of the Broken Windows Theory to Homelessness in New York and San Francisco,” International Perspectives on Crime, Justice, and Public Order, Bologna, Italy, June 2000.
“The Urban Spatial Implications of ‘Quality of Life’ Policing in New York City” Shaping Conflicts: Inhabiting Urbanized Space/Redefining Quality of Life, April 1999.
“The Crisis of Urban Liberalism: From Temporal to Spatial Strategies for Dealing with Homelessness in San Francisco 1987-1997,” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, August 1998.
"From Coney Island to Las Vegas in the Urban Imaginary: Discursive Practices of Growth and Decline," University of Nevada at Las Vegas College of Architecture, October 1996.
"Enforcing Civility: The ‘Quality of Life’ Regime and Tudor City." American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, August 1996.
The Wolfe Institute. Brooklyn College. October 20, 2014
Podcast of my conversation with Jeremy Travis on the Politics of Police Reform in New York City at the Colin Powell Center, March 13, 2014 (above).
"A New NYPD? A Progress Report. Police Reform Organizing Project. March 20, 2014.
International Police Executive Symposium. Dubai, UAE, April, 2007.
Korean National Police University, February 21, 2011.
Korean National Police University, February 21, 2011.