Dr. Edward Shihadeh, LSU Criminologist (2019)
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2019-05-22
Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Shihadeh, Edward S. | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Crime | Prisons | PRISONERS
- Shihadeh, Edward Speaker
A speech by Dr. Edward Shihadeh before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on May 22, 2019. Dr. Shihadeh is a professor of sociology and criminology at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge. He discusses: the state’s high incarceration rate; his $2 million federal grant to overhaul the state’s offender management system; the justice reinvestment initiative; predictive analytics; and his creation of a new risk and needs assessment tool for prisoners and parolees called TIGER. He also answers questions from the audience.