Faculty Experts

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Law
 


        James Acker

James Acker
School of Criminal Justice
Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department: Criminal Justice


Expert in the following: The death penalty; history of capital punishment in the United States and New York
Campus phone: (518) 442-5317
Campus email: jacker@albany.edu



        David Guinn

David Guinn
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Senior Associate
Department: Center for International Development


Expert in the following: International development in democracy and governance; international public law; human rights; intellectual property; human trafficking; religion and violence; post-conflict, and multicultural and religious pluralism
Campus phone: 443-2716
Campus email: dguinn@albany.edu



        Richard Hamm

Richard Hamm
College of Arts and Sciences
Professor
Department: History


Expert in the following: Temperance movement; crime and trials; civil liberties
Campus phone: (518) 442-5305
Campus email: rhamm@albany.edu



        Justin Pickett

Justin Pickett
School of Criminal Justice
Assistant Professor
Department: Criminal Justice


Expert in the following: Public opinion on crime and criminal justice; social threat and social control; juvenile justice and delinquency; community influences on attitudes and behavior; sociology of punishment
Campus phone: (518) 442-5210
Campus email: jpickett@albany.edu



        Christine Sgarlata Chung

Christine Sgarlata Chung
University at Albany
Co-Director
Department: Institute for Financial Market Regulation


Expert in the following: Business litigation; securities and white collar crime; compliance and risk management
Campus phone: (518) 445-3249
Campus email: cchung@albanylaw.edu



        Michael Stone

Michael Stone
University at Albany
Co-Director
Department: Institute for Financial Market Regulation


Expert in the following: Corporate governance; securities regulation, judicial ethics
Campus phone: (212) 790-0257
Campus email: mikestone09@aol.com



        David Turetsky

David Turetsky
College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department: Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity


Expert in the following: Cybersecurity: policy, regulation, public-private partnerships, information sharing, market incentives, international norms, national security, elections, privacy. Emergency communications: 9-1-1 system, wireless emergency alerts, network reliability and resilience, FirstNet, etc.
Campus phone: 518-442-5289
Campus email: dturetsky@albany.edu