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


Apr 17, 2015
Crime and Justice Studies Program's policing and investigative studies minor emphasizes historical and cross-cultural perspectives, social justice, ethics and effects of court decisions.
Mar 11, 2015
Dr. Norris, director of Crime and Justice Studies at Wright State University, spoke with WDTN on March 10, 2015 about Climate and Crime. Watch the video.
Feb 9, 2015
Sociology professor Karen Lahm has spent her career studying prisons and their populations and most recently researched female inmate misconduct.
Nov 14, 2014
Jamie Jaggers, a senior majoring in Crime and Justice Studies, is completing her internship with the United States Probation Office.  One of the interesting parts of her internship, shown in the photo, involved a recent meeting with the Judges to prepare for the specialized Federal Reentry Court session.   Crime and Justice Studies majors are required to complete an internship through one of three departments: Political Science, Sociology/Anthropology or Urban Affairs and Geography.  Jamie...
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.


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