Featured Projects

Brett Stoudt
The Morris Justice Project

Alex Gil
Torn Apart / Separados


“Mapping Our Home: Using Participatory Mapping to Counter Aggressive NYPD Policing in the South Bronx”
Presented by BRETT G. STOUDT, PhD
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Friday, November 8th, 2019, 10:00 – 10:45 am
12th Floor Lounge – 113 West 60th Street, NY, NY
Discussant: Ralph Vacca (Fordham University)

Members of the MJP engaged in mapping.

The Morris Justice Project is a collaborative research team of neighborhood residents in the south Bronx and members of the Public Science Project, the CUNY Graduate Center, John Jay College, and Pace University Law Center. The MJP has spent years documenting experiences of policing in their 40 block community.

Brett G. Stoudt is an Associate Professor in the Psychology Department with a joint appointment in the Gender Studies Program at John Jay College of Criminal justice as well as the Psychology and Social Welfare Doctoral Programs at the Graduate Center. He has worked on numerous participatory action research projects with community groups, lawyers, and policy-makers nationally and internationally. Dr. Stoudt’s work has been published in volumes such as Geographies of Privilegeas well as journals such as The Journal of Social Issues. He is currently the Associate Director of the Public Science Project and is actively involved with Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) as a steering committee member.


“Mobilized Humanities: The Case of Torn Apart / Separados”
Presented by ALEX GIL, PhD
Columbia University

Saturday, November 9th, 2019, 10:00 – 10:45 am
12th Floor Lounge – 113 West 60th Street, NY, NY
Discussant: Barbara Mundy
(Fordham University)

Screenshot of the Torn Apart / Separados map

Torn Apart / Separados aggregates and cross-references publicly available data to visualize the territory and infrastructure of ICE’s financial regime in the USA.

Alex Gil is the Digital Scholarship Librarian at Columbia University Libraries. He collaborates with faculty, students and library professionals leveraging computational and network technologies in humanities research, pedagogy and knowledge production. He focuses on experimental and mobilized humanities; minimal computing, caribbean digital studies, and the poetry of Aimé Césaire.