UWIAA New York puts spotlight on corruption to find a solution

Nov. 2, 2018


Medgar Evers College, CUNY


Corruption: The Impact on Democracy, Economic Growth and Sustainable Development in the Caribbean – The Diaspora Working Towards a Solution

Venue: Medgar Evers College, 1150 Carroll Street, Suite 400 EEL Lab,

Brooklyn, NY 11225. Telephone: 646-824-6810

Friday, November 2, 2018


9:30 am – 9:50 am                      Registration & Networking

9:50 am - 9:55 am                       Opening, Welcoming Remarks & Introduction

                                                      Dr. Jo-Ann Rolle, Dean, School of Business

                                                      Medgar Evers College, CUNY


9:55 am – 10:00 am                     Introduction of Keynote Speaker

Wallace L. Ford, J. D., Associate

Professor, Department of Public Administration, School of Business

                                                            Medgar Evers College, CUNY


10:00 am – 10:25 am                   Keynote Address

Crime Reduction and Economic Development in NYC: 1990-2018  


                                                            Benjamin D. Tucker, First Deputy Commissioner

                                                      New York Police Department


10:25 am – 10:45 am                  Question/Answer

10:45 am – 10:55 am                  Introduction of Moderator

                                                      Dr. Jo-Ann Rolle, Dean, School of Business

                                                      Medgar Evers College, CUNY


11:00 am – 12:00 Noon                      DISCUSSANTS

                                                      Moderator: Dr. Basil Wilson, Provost Emeritus

                                                      John Jay College of Criminal Justice




Dr. John Flateau

Chair (Actg), Dept. of Public Administration, School of Business, Medgar Evers College, CUNY.                                  

Wallace L. Ford, J. D.

                                                            Associate Professor, Department of Public

                                                            Administration, School of Business

                                                      Medgar Evers College, CUNY


                                                      Dr. Zulema Blair

                                                            Professor, Department of Public Administration

                                                            Medgar Evers College, CUNY


                                                            Dr. Byron Price

                                                            Professor, Department of Public Administration

Medgar Evers College, CUNY.


                                                            LUNCH – SESSION

                                    CRIME MANAGEMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES


12:00 pm – 12:05 pm              Introduction of Keynote

Alfred Gill, Executive Director NHS of Staten Island & Richmond Senior Services; Snr. V.P. International Consortium of Caribbean Professionals (ICCP)


12:00 pm – 01:00 pm                          Keynote Address

                                                            Dr. Christopher Charles

                                                      Senior Lecturer in Political Psychology

                                                      Department of Government, UWI, Mona



                                                            Moderator: Dr. Hazel Carter,

                                    Chair, Dept of Leadership and Human Development

Associate Professor, Educational

Leadership School of Education

The City College of New York


Dr. Anthony Browne

                                                      Chairman, Department Africana,

                                                            Puerto Rican/Latino Studies

Hunter College, CUNY


Dr. Lystra Huggins, Asst. Professor

                                                       Freshman Year Program

                                                       Medgar Evers College, CUNY


                                                      Ms. Vanya Reid-Hinkerson, M. A.

Program Coordinator

                                                      Smart Scholar Program, Research Foundation

                                                      Medgar Evers College, CUNY



Crime, Corruption and Economic

                                                            Development in the Caribbean


01:00 pm – 01:05 pm                   Introduction of Keynote Speaker

                                                      Dr. Gerald White-Davis,

                                                      President, The University of the West Indies

Alumni Association – New York

President, International Consortium of Caribbean Professionals, USA


01:05 pm – 01:30 pm                   Keynote Address

Dr. Donald Robotham, Professor Anthropology and Director Advance Research Collaborative

The Graduate Center, City University of New York


01:30 pm – 01:45 pm                   Question/Answers


01:45 pm – 02:45 pm                  DISCUSSANTS

                                                      Moderator: Dr. Terrence Blackman

                                                            Dean, School of Science, Health & Technology

Medgar Evers College, CUNY.


Ambassador Curtis Ward

                                                      Former Jamaican Ambassador to the United Nations.


Dr. Dev. Rowanda

                                                      Professor Economics, Munroe College

                                                      New Rochelle, New York


Dr. Gregorio Mayers

Associate Professor, Dept of Public Administration

Medgar Evers College, CUNY


02:45 pm – 03:00 PM                         Rapporteur

                                                            Paul N. White-Davis, Esq.

Morgan, White-Davis & Martinez, P A.


 03:00 pm – 03:15 pm                  Thank You, Closing Remarks and Next Steps



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