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.

Amy Farrell

It is with great pleasure the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice announces Amy Farrell as the winner of the American Society of Criminology's Mentor of the Year Award.

Carlos Monteiro

Carlos will be defending his dissertation, "Understanding Persistent Offending Among Incarcerated Offenders through General Strain Theory," April 3, 2015.

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04/03/2015

Dissertation Defense: Carlos Monteiro

Carlos Monteiro will be defending his dissertation, “Understanding Persistent Offending Among Incarcerated Offenders through General Strain Theory.”. . .
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04/16/2015

Research Seminar Series: Professor Brandon Welsh and Steven Zane

“Explaining the Iatrogenic Effects of the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study: A Theoretical Appraisal”. . .
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