CCJ Students Garner Awards at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference

The Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity Conference is an annual event at The University of Alabama that provides undergraduates an opportunity to highlight their research or creative activity. In addition to bringing attention to the excellent work of University students, the Conference allows students to gain experience presenting, compete for cash prizes and form relationships […]

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Emory University’s Dr. Robert Agnew Addresses Students & Faculty

Dr. Robert Agnew, a criminologist whose primary research and teaching interests are criminology and juvenile delinquency and who is well known for his development of general strain theory, visited the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice during March. Over the course of his visit, he spoke to groups of faculty and graduate students and toured various […]

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CJSA & Alpha Phi Sigma work to fight human trafficking

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Criminal Justice Student Association and Alpha Phi Sigma will be partnering with organizations around campus to help raise money and collect items for a local shelter for victims of sex trafficking, The Well House of Birmingham. April activities begin Tuesday, April 4 with talks from experts on human trafficking, […]

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Spring Colloquium Series

The Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice announces a new colloquium series this spring. January 27, 2017: Dr. Stephen J. Clipper will discuss “Efficacy of Pretrial Release Mechanisms in Preventing Failure to Appear.” February 24, 2017: Dr. Adam Ghazi-Tehrani will discuss “State Actors and Cybercrime: Implications for Cyber Security.” March 24, 2017: Dr. Andrea Glenn […]

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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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