Podcasts

Podcasts produced by John Jay faculty and students.

Life Out Loud

Produced by jointly by English Professor Christen Madrazo and her students, Life Out Loud is a literary nonfiction podcast series that features real students’ stories. The project aims to diversify the perspectives typically shared in the creative non-fiction genre, and amplify those voices through artful truth-telling. It’s also available on iTunes.

A Good Run

Daniel Feldman, Professor of Public Management, shares personal stories and experiences from his time as a New York State legislator between 1981 and 1998 including revealing encounters between Feldman and such legendary New York political figures as Ed Koch, Mario Cuomo, and John Lindsay.

Indoor Voices

Produced by CUNY librarians Kathleen Collins and Steve Ovadia, this podcast includes interviews with people around the university who like to talk – about their work, their play or the connection therein.

New Books in Political Science

Hosted by assistant professor of public policy Heath Brown, this podcast includes interviews with social scientists about their new books.

Reentry Radio

Produced by the Prisoner Reentry Institute at John Jay College.

Podcasts on Teaching and Learning

The Teaching and Learning Center @ John Jay presents interviews with professors, staff and students on teaching and learning in a community committed to educating for justice.

This World of Humans

Hosted by biology professor Nathan Lents and produced by Sam Anderson (co-editor of Fierce Advocate), This World of Humans is a science podcast dedicated to recent advances in biology and social science. It asks the fundamental question, “Why are we the way we are?” This podcast is a collaboration with Visionlearning and includes resources to aid science instructors in using this podcast and its featured science in their classrooms. Visit www.visionlearning.com/en/twoh for these educator guides. Also available on iTunes.

A Good Run

Daniel Feldman, a professor of public management, shares personal stories and experiences from his time as a New York State legislator between 1981 and 1998 including revealing encounters between Feldman and such legendary New York political figures as Ed Koch, Mario Cuomo, and John Lindsay.

New Books in Political Science

Hosted by assistant professor of public policy Heath Brown, this podcast includes interviews with social scientists about their new books.

Quality Policing Podcast

Co-hosted by Peter Moskos, an associate professor in the Department of Law, Police Science, and Criminal Justice Administration and Nick Selby, a Texas police detective and writer, this podcast brings a reasoned and informed perspective to discussions about policing. Quality Policing seeks to engage in meaningful and respectfully opinionated discussion among its hosts and with stakeholders including cops, judges, attorneys, and activists.

Indoor Voices – Interview with Robin Davis

Professor and librarian Robin Davis talks to Kathleen Collins about completing her MA in Computational Linguistics at the CUNY Graduate Center.

NPR/Latino USA – The Rise and Fall of a Latin King

Professors Dave Brotherton and Luis Barrios speak with Sam Anderson about how one man transformed the Latin Kings into a non-violent street organization.

New Books Network – Kathleen Collins on her book, Dr. Joyce Brothers: The Founding Mother of TV Psychology

Professor Kathleen Collins examines the different ways that Brothers created a career for herself for over 50 years, looking at her role as a psychologist, as well as her roles as guest star, actor, and media celebrity.

WNYC, The Leonard Lopate Show – Mike Wallace on How New York Became a Modern City

A segment from WNYC’s The Leonard Lopate Show featuring associate professor Mike Wallace on the sequel to his Pulitzer-prize winning book, Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919.

Invisibilia – The Culture Inside

This episode of the popular NPR show Invisibilia explores the complexities of implicit bias, and features an interview with professor Phillip A. Goff, co-founder and president of the Center for Policing Equity.

WNPR – Bastards! A Look At Illegitimacy From Game Of Thrones To Hamilton And Beyond

A segment from WNPR featuring associate professor Sarah McDougall exploring the origin, evolution, and triumph of the bastard.

CUNY Radio – Greater Gotham

CUNY historians Mike Wallace is getting early acclaim for his eagerly awaited, and equally epic, next volume – Greater Gotham. The indefatigable historian – a distinguished professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and The CUNY Graduate Center – tells the story of the two decades through World War I that transformed the city, seemingly overnight, into the global metropolis it is today.

Left Out

Chris Parenti discusses the role of both politics and the state in the climate crisis.