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CINA Distinguished Speaker Series: Jay Kennedy – “The Future of Counterfeiting”
February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tune in on Thursday, February 17 at 12:00 p.m. when Jay Kennedy, Assistant Professor at Michigan State University will discuss “The Future of Counterfeiting:
Shifting Patterns in Enforcement, Opportunity Structures and Consumer Engagement”.
In this presentation Dr. Kennedy will discuss:
- The value and importance of public-private collaboration in addressing counterfeiting risks for consumers
- The shifting dynamics of e-commerce and social commerce and how consumers are responding;
- Emerging socio-technical changes that are impacting counterfeiting schemes and consumer complicity
- The impact of global supply/manufacturing developments (supply chain shortages, Free Trade Zones) on global counterfeiting schemes.
Dr. Kennedy is actively involved in research, education, and outreach efforts that focus on external partners including corporations, industry associations, and law enforcement agencies.
This event will be completely virtual.
Dr. Jay P. Kennedy is an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University, jointly appointed to the School of Criminal Justice and the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection where serves the Assistant Director of Research. He is a Faculty Affiliate with the Michigan State University Graduate School, and an Affiliated Faculty member with the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research, the Center for Business and Social Analytics, and the Canadian Studies Center. Dr. Kennedy’s current research explores managerial and organizational responses to employee theft within small and medium enterprises and the sale of counterfeit goods on the Internet through social media and e-commerce. His work has been published in a number of outlets, including Criminology and Public Policy, American Behavioral Scientist, Maritime Economics and Logistics, Criminal Justice Review, Journal of Crime and Justice, Journal of Financial Crime,Security Journal, and Victims and Offenders. He is currently serving as an elected board member of the American Society of Criminology’s Division of White-Collar and Corporate Crime and is an editorial board member for the Journal of White-Collar and Corporate Crime and the International Journal of Cybercrime Intelligence and Cybersecurity.