October 6, 2022 SPRING 2022

Alumni Profiles Spring 2022

Virginia Barber-Rioja '02, '09: NYC Corrections Psychologist and Mental Health Advocate

Virginia Barber-Rioja ’02, ’09: NYC Corrections Psychologist and Mental Health Advocate

Virginia Barber-Rioja, Ph.D. ’02, ’09 oversees the clinics, programs, and teams that provide mental health services across New York City’s ...
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Tania Kinsella

Tania Kinsella ’03, ’24: NYPD Commanding Officer, 120th Precinct

“To be an effective leader in this job you have to have love and empathy for the people who work ...
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Sochima Eze

Sochima Onyekelu-Eze ’09: Federal Air Marshal

Sochima Onyekelu-Eze ’09 is a Senior Federal Air Marshal, author, entrepreneur, photographer, and mentor. The son of Nigerian immigrants, Onyekelu-Eze ...
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Three dogs sitting with city view in background

Ken Quick ’08, ’24: Commanding Officer Tackles Suicide Crisis with Puppies

When Ken Quick ’08, ’24 entered John Jay’s Criminal Justice Ph.D. program in 2019, the NYPD was experiencing a rise ...
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