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Letter of Recommendation

Purpose: The purpose of this policy is to establish transparent and well-documented guidelines for the issuance of letters of recommendation from Professor Wandt to his students.


Scope: This policy applies to all current and former students of Professor Wandt at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.


Letters of Recommendation: It is the intention of the Professor to only issue letters of recommendations to his best and brightest students.


Students applying for a letter of recommendation must meet the following criteria:


  1. ​The student must have received the grade of "A" in every course taken with the Professor;

  2. The student must have worked on a research project with the professor unrelated to standard course work (Advanced Projects Coursework qualifies);

  3. The student must be, in the opinion of the Professor, of sound moral and ethical character;

  4. The student must have excelled in their graduate education.


Students should apply for a letter of recommendation by sending a private slack message with the following information:

  1. The position announcement or opportunity you are applying for;

  2. A copy of your undergraduate and graduate transcript;

  3. Your current résumé;

  4. A bullet-point list of what you would like the letter to highlight.


A hyperlink to this policy will be included in the letter. Please allow three to four weeks for your letter of recommendation to be completed.

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