Crime and Justice Studies Programs


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


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.
Oct 7, 2013
For 2013-2014, Dr. Michael Norris has been appointed as the Interim Director, Crime and Justice Studies Program. Dr. Norris is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and has been at Wright State University since 2002. In November, 2013, he will be traveling as a guest of the Turkish National Police to present a paper, “Is There Any ‘There’ There? Evaluating A Juvenile Court Delinquency Prevention Program,” at the 5th Annual Symposium on Children at Risk and in...
Apr 15, 2013
The phone rings in the middle of the night, jarring him awake. On the line is a Wright State student in a full-blown meltdown over a personal crisis—a failed test, financial worries or a broken heart.
Oct 10, 2012
The President’s Awards for Excellence for 2012 in the Staff and Outstanding Unit categories were celebrated Wednesday, October 10...
Sep 9, 2011
College internships evoke images of brewing coffee, making copies, and performing other trivial tasks. For interns from Wright State University, not so much. Raiders across the country are participating in exciting internships such as working in Congress, feeding sharks, or …


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