Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Irving B. Guller (GSAS '62) – Forensic Psychologist

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Dr. Irving Guller is one of the leading forensic, clinical psychologists in the country. He has served as a consultant to many police and criminal justice agencies around the world. He was previously a psychologist for the United States Army and the director of psychological training and research for the state of Maine. He is currently a Professor Emeritus at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the founder and director of the Institute for Forensic Psychology, one of the largest companies dealing with police and criminal behavior.

Dr. Guller has worked on a variety of cases and he still continues to accept assignments. Learn more about Dr. Guller including how he was able to help solve cases like “Murder at the Met” by reading a recent profile here.

Photo courtesy of www.tcpalm.com.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Dave Isay (WSC '87) – Founder of StoryCorps

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Dave Isay will be receiving the 2010 Stephen E. Ambrose Oral History Award from the Rutgers Living History Society on Friday, May 14. Mr. Isay joins filmmaker Steven Spielberg, broadcaster Tom Brokaw and documentarian Ken Burns on the list of recipients of this wonderful award.

Mr. Isay is the founder of StoryCorps and its parent company, Sound Portraits Production. StoryCorps has helped people of all backgrounds and beliefs record and share their personal stories. Selected stories are broadcast every week on the public radio station, NPR.

Mr. Isay has received several broadcasting awards and honors including the MacArthur Genius Fellowship, Edward R. Murrow Award, Robert F. Kennedy Award and the Peabody Award.

You can read more about Mr. Isey here

Photo courtesy of www.rutgers.edu.