Race and Justice Townhall

In light of the racial justice protests that followed the murder of George Floyd this past summer, the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice hosted a town hall for students to discuss race and justice in the United States on November 2nd. The event was hosted by Dr. Kearns on zoom with Dr. Adam Ghazi-Tehrani, […]

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CCJ introduces new faculty members for Spring 2021

Jacob Church joined The University of Alabama’s Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice as a full-time instructor and academic advisor in Spring 2021. He will graduate with his Ph.D. in Sociology from Kent State University in the Spring of 2021. His dissertation examines racial and gender sentencing disparities in the population of North Carolina felony […]

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Dr. Matthew Dolliver appointed director of the graduate program

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice is proud to present Dr. Matthew Dolliver as the new director of the graduate program! While the Fall 2020 semester presents some unique challenges, Dr. Dolliver is striving to help our graduate students foster a sense of community. While our students may not be able to always meet […]

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CCJ introduces new faculty members for Fall 2020

Dr. Susan Dewey joined the University of Alabama as a Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice in August 2020. She is the author or co-editor of over 100 peer-reviewed papers and 11 books, including Outlaw Women: Prison, Rural Violence, and Poverty in the American West (New York University Press, 2019). Her work has also received funding from […]

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C&CJ Student Award Winners 2020

Outstanding Graduate Student Awards Reed Farnsworth Where is your hometown? Huntsville, Alabama What is your favorite CCJ class? Terrorism with Dr. Lankford! What do you expect to do after you graduate? After graduation Reed is seeking an instructor position teaching criminal justice! When do you expect to graduate? May 2020 Anything else you would like […]

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Fall Community Forum

On November 18th, the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice hosted a Community Panel on the topic of Immigration and Crime. Dr. Lesley Reid was joined by Resha Swanson from the Adelante Alabama Worker Center and Special Agent Douglas Gilmer from the Department of Homeland Security. The panel members discussed the myths surrounding immigration and […]

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Meet our new faculty & staff!

Jihoon Kim is a South Korea native who received his Doctor of Philosophy in criminology, law, and society from the University of Florida. He was in ROTC during his undergraduate years and served 2 years in reconnaissance battalion. He was awarded several national and regional awards, including the American Society of Criminology’s Gene Carte Award, […]

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Sociology Students Tie for First at URSCA

John E. Denton John won first place (tie) for his oral presentation in the social sciences section of the UA Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (URSCA) Summit on April 13, 2017. The title of his presentation was: “Accept or Decline?” Deciding Factors in a Voluntary HIV Testing Program at the Parole Office.”  He won […]

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