Society of North American Scholars (SNAS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization initiated by an interdisciplinary network of scholars in the United States. SNAS aims to foster socially responsible scholarship by providing global mentorship, organizing academic conferences and workshops, and publishing reports, proceedings, and scholarly work. SNAS activities facilitate sustainable and ethical research practices that lead to social impact. Its broad areas of interest include:
education on a wide spectrum from liberal arts to STEM education as well as from primary to higher education,
conflict resolution at various levels of the social structure, and
poverty alleviation to reach economic, social, environmental and individual prosperity.
Membership is open to academics, professionals, and government officials. Membership benefits involve access to global SNAS network and mentorship program, periodic SNAS newsletters, discounted registration fees for annual SNAS events, and voting rights in executive committee elections.
Annual membership fee is $100 ($50 for students).
Fellowships & Awards:
During its annual research conference, SNAS rewards the Best Abstract Award to the submission that is most consistent with the conference theme.
Dr. Arslan worked nine years at the Institute for the Study of Violent Groups (ISVG), where he contributed as a supervisor and analyst role to the development of a database capable of tracking more than 2000 global and domestic extremist groups. Dr. Arslan’s teaching interests include Criminology, terrorism, organized crime, and research methods. His primary research interests are in the field of homeland security and police use of force. Before coming to WestConn, he taught at University of New Haven, Western New England University and Pace University.
Hasan Arslan is currently involved in an ongoing comprehensive database project to define and consolidate information of police shooting incidents throughout the United States. The database is called SHOT, Statistics Help Officer Training. The primary objective of the project is to establish a repository of national data, which will enable law enforcement officials the ability to analyze this information and be better prepared to make the right judgment call during a hostile situation.
City University of New York (CUNY).
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