SCCJ Mission Statement

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice prepares students for professional and research careers in criminal justice, criminology and related fields by applying multidisciplinary and comparative social science to understand, predict and explain crime and contribute to the development of public policy within urban communities. Using an active learning approach, the School seeks to develop its students intellectually and ethically, while providing them with a keen appreciation for the complexities of crime, and public and private efforts to make communities safer and ensure justice.

Roderick Ireland

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice welcomes Chief Justice Roderick Ireland to its faculty as a Distinguished Professor of Practice. Chief Justice Ireland’s prestigious career in the judicial system will be a benefit to both students and colleagues.

Alicia Girgenti

Alicia Girgenti came to the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice in 2007 after graduating summa cum laude from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts with a B.A. in Psychology.

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Graduate Programs Open House

Register today for Northeastern University’s Graduate Programs Open House!

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SCCJ Research Seminar: Summer Research Scholars

Andrew Baranauskas, Young Ju Chae, Myunghoon Roh, and Sema Taheri will discuss the projects they have worked on over the summer.

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