McCann, Nicole

Nicole McCann graduated from Rutgers-Camden in May 2015 with a major in History and a minor in Political Science. She then entered the Rutgers School of Law. At the Walter Rand Institute, Nicole worked on the Cumberland County Prevention Project, in which she facilitated the Cumberland County Breakout Group.

Smith, Corynn

Corynn Smith is a fourth year undergraduate working towards a degree in East Asian Languages and Area Studies. Her fields of interest — which include socio-linguistics, cultural and linguistic anthropology, and cross-cultural communication — stem from an academic background in Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, and Linguistics. At the Walter Rand Institute, Corynn gathered and aggregated data … Continue reading Smith, Corynn

Medina, Michael

Michael was a criminal justice major and worked on papers regarding social networking sites and adolescent marijuana use, police traffic stops and race, and one on adolescent marijuana use and peer groups. He graduated in May 2016.

Ruiz, Alex

Alex Ruiz graduated in 2016 from the MFA in Creative Writing program at Rutgers University-Camden. He holds a BA in English with a minor in Theatre Arts from Rollins College.  In addition to maintaining the WRI website and newsletter, he also teaches writing at Camden County College and is at work on a novel.

Slusarz, Brian

Brian Slusarz was a project assistant for WRI who worked on the Burlington County Juvenile Prevention Project.  He holds a Master’s in Public Policy and Administration from Rutgers-Camden.

Swenor, Tina

Tina Danielle Swenor graduated from Chestnut Hill College with a degree in Political Science in May of 2010 and from Rutgers School of Law—Camden in December of 2015. Tina hopes to work as a prosecutor in New Jersey after passing the NJ and PA bar exam.