Shirley Leyro

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, BMCC, Boricua Ph.D.

Shirley Leyro is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Borough of Manhattan Community College – CUNY. A critical criminologist, Dr. Leyro’s research focuses on deportation effects – including the impact of the fear resulting from the vulnerability to deportation. Her research interests include immigration, deportation, social disor […]

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Dr. Leyro has a blog: The Académica: A Blog About This Latinx’s Struggles as I Navigate the Halls of the Ivory Tower, and is also a member of the Leadership Team for the Latina Researchers Network.Professor Leyro is a certififed Mental Health First Aid instructor, and is also part of the social media campaign: #thisiswhataprofessorlookslike.​​​ ·
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