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The Crime and Justice Studies newsletter is published by the department for its alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends.


Nov 5, 2014
Megan Wulber, a senior Crime and Justice Studies major, received an internship for the Fall of 2014 at The Advanced Technical Intelligence Center (ATIC) in their Center for Law Enforcement Analysis and Training (CLEAT) program. CLEAT provides analytical support to local law enforcement agencies. This means that a case is brought to them by an agency that is requesting background information and analysis of the persons involved with the case. Megan learned that the next step was to take the...
Sep 10, 2014
Haley Humerick was awarded the first Wright State University’s Crime and Justice Studies scholarship.  After completing the Juvenile Delinquency course, she realized she wants to work with at-risk youth in the future.  She is a junior Crime and Justice Studies major with a 3.85 GPA and enjoys furthering her education.  Thank you to all our donors.  Please go to our web site to find out more about the CJS Scholarship Fund.
Aug 14, 2014
Dr. Tracey Steele takes over as the Chair for the Department of Sociology/Anthropology effective August 15, 2014.  Tracey is a graduate from the University of Texas with a Doctorate in Sociology. Her areas of specialization are Criminology (with an emphasis in penology), Gender, and Sexuality. Tracey has been a part of the Wright State community since 1996.  Previously, Tracey was the Director of the Crime and Justice Studies program, which is the largest interdisciplinary program with...
May 13, 2014
New Chief of Police David Finnie brings a wealth of experience gathered over a 25-year career in university law enforcement.
May 6, 2014
On April 29, 2014, the College of Liberal Arts (CoLA) held a breakfast for many community partners who have hosted a CoLA student intern during the year.  As part of the Crime and Justice Studies (CJS) core curriculum, students intern with such agencies as U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Federal Probation, county courts and local  Sheriff and Police Departments (Beavercreek, Fairborn, Greene County, Kettering, Miamisburg, Montgomery County, West Carrolton, Wilmington). In addition to a wonderful...
Feb 4, 2014
Emilie Fillion, who completed her playing career for the Wright State women's soccer team this past fall, has signed a professional contract with FC Twente of the Dutch Premier League.
Jan 2, 2014
Aerial Nies is a junior in the Crime and Justice Studies Program.  In December 2013 Ariel completed a highly-competitive internship with the United States Secret Service.  She feels that the internship has given her a realistic look at federal law enforcement and she now knows that she can and must work her way up the ladder when she begins her career.  According to Dr. Jim Adamitis, Visiting Assistant Professor and Internship Coordinator, the Secret Service experience is one of the program’s...
Dec 17, 2013
On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments...
Nov 8, 2013
Guantanamo Bay. Terror suspects. Top Secret clearance. This was recently a way of life for Aaron Jenkins, a junior ROTC student...
Oct 17, 2013
One of Mary Leal’s students recently asked her a question about internet romance scams. Sore subject.


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