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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Dr. Mark Lanier’s “A Mixed Methods Analysis of Human Trafficking” Recieves Best Paper Award

Dr. Lanier’s paper on human trafficking was recognized as Best Paper at the International Society of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research, Spring 2014 Conference. The conference was held in Biloxi, Mississippi, and chaired by Randall Valentine, Ph.D. Lanier’s “A Mixed Methods Analysis of Human Trafficking” was co-authored with Colin Farrell, an Assistant Professor in Health […]

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Dr. Adam Lankford recognized in UA site news for using research to aid in law enforcement.

Dr. Adam Lankford has been recognized in UA site news for using research to aid in law enforcement by analyzing psychological factors of what’s driving suicide terrorists in his book ‘The Myth of Martyrdom’. To read more about how Dr. Lankford put himself at the center of anti-terrorism agencies as a researcher in order to […]

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Dr. Seigfried-Spellar Receives “Best Paper” Recognition at Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime Conference

Dr. Seigfried-Spellar received Honorable Mention for the Best Paper award at the International Conference on Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime (ICDF2C 2013) in Moscow, Russia for her paper “Distinguishing the Viewers, Downloaders, and Exchangers of Internet Child Pornography by Individual Differences: Preliminary Findings.” Congratulations to her for this accomplishment!

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Dr. Lankford Named Outstanding Professor Finalist & Leadership Board Faculty Fellow

Dr. Adam Lankford was recently named a finalist for the Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award, the premier faculty honor at The University of Alabama. The award is for a singular, exceptional, or timely work in the form of research, product, program, or published material that reflects credit and recognition to the professor, the field of study, our […]

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