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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Monopolizing Wealth

Drs. Ghazi-Tehrani and Prohaska, along with colleagues in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Culverhouse College of Business, and the College of Human Environmental Sciences hosted “Monopolizing Wealth” to teach students and staff about racial wealth inequality in the United States. Students played Monopoly and learned some valuable lessons! Full story from the Crimson […]

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Obeying the Law and Protecting Your Rights: An Information Forum for Students

An informational forum discussing students’ rights and responsibilities when interacting with law enforcement will be held on Wednesday, December 2nd at 5:30 p.m. in room 30 ten Hoor Hall. Local law enforcement officials and criminal justice faculty will field questions about what individuals need to know to obey the law and protect their rights. The panel will […]

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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 Students Awarded at Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference

Criminal Justice students, Bethany Herndon, Jason Atchison, and Momoko Suma, were awarded winners at this year’s Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity Conference for their poster presentations. Their faculty mentors, Mark Lanier and Ariane Prohaska, were also recognized. Poster Presentation – Social Sciences 4th Place Bethany Herndon, Criminal Justice Jason Atchison, Criminal Justice Faculty Mentor: Mark […]

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Douglas Klutz Awarded for his Outstanding Commitment to Advising

Douglas Klutz, a full-time instructor in the Department of Criminal Justice, has recently been recognized by The University of Alabama’s Academic Advisors Association (UA-AAA) for his “Outstanding Commitment to Advising”. Doug is well-known by the students as the one and only advisor for the department. UA-AAA is an association to promote quality academic advising at […]

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Dr. Lankford Invited to Academic Workshop on “The Origins of Violence: From the Brain to World Wars.”

Dr. Adam Lankford was invited by Harvard University psychologist Steven Pinker and ASU theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss to be one of 14 scholars participating in a three day interdisciplinary workshop on “The Origins of Violence: From the Brain to World Wars,” from April 4-6, 2014. Other scholars invited include Harvard University primatologist Richard Wrangham, UCLA […]

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