Community Forum on Mass Incarceration in the US Draws Crowd

Wednesday, October 19, the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice hosted a public forum on mass incarceration in the United States. Dr. Adam Ghazi-Tehrani moderated the discussion, which was attended by approximately seventy-five students and community members. Panelists included Angela Gentry, a unit manager at the federal prison in Aliceville; Dr. Jennifer Kenney, an assistant […]

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Criminal Justice Students named Outstanding Sophomores by the College of Arts & Sciences

Each semester ten sophomores are recognized by the College of Arts & Sciences Leadership Board for their academic and other achievements.  The Leadership Board awards this honor each semester.  Each applicant is asked to provide a resume and a short essay describing their most important academic endeavor (fall) or their commitment to education and any obstacles […]

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Advising for Spring 2017

Advising for the Spring semester has begun and will continue through semester’s end. The first day of registration is October 24. If your last name begins with A through G, your advisor is Ms. Bryant. Her drop-in advising is Tuesdays 8:15-9:15 & 3:30-5:00 and Thursdays 8:15-9:15. You do not need an appointment. Her office is […]

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Criminal Justice Students Garner Honors at URCA

Frances Kyle and Towanda Pettway presented their research at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference held on Wednesday, March 30. Towanda Pettway’s presentation, TB on the Hill: Tuberculosis Testing and the Legacy of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study in Perry County Alabama” earned first. Ms. Pettway explored resistance to testing and treatment shown by the […]

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Spring 2016 Colloquium Series

The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Alabama has planned a Colloquium Series for the Spring 2016 Semester. All Colloquiums will be held in 418 Farrah Hall from 10:30 until 11:30am. Coffee and donuts will be served. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend. Friday, February 19th- Dr. Joshua Wakeham, an Assistant […]

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Scott Deaton Endowed Scholarship in Criminal Justice

This annual monetary award was established to honor the memory of Scott Deaton and to promote academic excellence for students majoring in Criminal Justice at the University of Alabama. Priority of consideration will be given to junior or senior students in good academic standing, who are from states in the Southeastern Athletic Conference and who […]

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Criminal Justice Career Fair

Students interested in seeking employment or internship opportunities are encouraged to attend this event, which will be held on the 3rd floor of the Ferg in the Heritage Room from 9am until 1pm. Dress is business casual, and you should bring copies of your resume.

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On November 13th Fall Colloquium Series Continues

November 13th at 10:30am in 219 Farrah Hall. Come hear speaker Richard Fording, PhD., discuss hate groups in the Southern United States. Coffee and donuts will be served. Professor Fording is the Chair of the Department of Political Science.

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Open Faculty Positions

The Department of Criminal Justice at The University of Alabama invites applications for two tenured/tenure-track faculty positions. Click this link to open a description of the positions (opens in a Word document format).

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