On October 19, Ms. Susan Burton visited Professor Tripp’s Inside Out Class at Riverside Correctional Facility. Ms. Burton is the Founder and Executive Director of A New Way of Life Reentry Project for women in California. Building on her experiences from being in and out of prison for over two decades, Ms. Burton has advocated…Details
Members of the Criminal Justice Society volunteered on October 22nd at St. Francis inn in Kensington from 11 am- 1 pm. Among the many things they helped with, transporting boxes of donated clothes and food to those who needed them. They handed out fresh produce and bread for people to take home to their families.…Details
Dr. Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve‘s book, Crook County, was recently profiled in Governing Magazine. Governing Magazine spoke with Van Cleve about her research and what she thinks can be done to improve courtroom culture. Read the article here!
Temple senior, Kiryl Marchuk, is a Criminal Justice major in the College of Liberal Arts. This past Spring, he participated in the Temple University’s Institute for Public Affairs, PA Capital Semester. This program allows students to have the opportunity to explore government affairs, policymaking and implementation first-hand while being full-time students and staying on track…Details
Dr. Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve was recently selected as a finalist for the 2016 C. Wright Mills Award, granted by The Society for the Study of Social Problems. She was selected as a finalist for her book, Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America’s Largest Criminal Court.
Dr. Aunshul Rege was recently awarded an NSF grant. The research is titled, EAGER: Collaborative: A Criminology-Based Simulation of Dynamic Adversarial Behavior in Cyberattackers.
The Department of Criminal Justice’ s Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve was recently featured in two NPR interviews. The first interview focuses on President Trump and the Chicago problem, the interview can be found here.
The second interview looks at the problems of witnessing and prosecuting police shootings. This interview can be found here.
Graduate Student Abbie Henson Published in the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology
Graduate Student Abbie Henson will have an article published in an upcoming International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. The article is entitled Strengthening evaluation research: A case study of an evaluability assessment conducted in a carceral setting.
The department would like to recognize Olivia Delorenzo and Robert Evans III as our August 2017 graduates who achieved the designation of “Distinction in Major” for maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or higher in their Criminal Justice classes. Congratulations!
Steve Belenko has won the ASC Division of Experimental Criminology’s 2017 Jerry Lee Lifetime Achievement Award. This award recognizes his lifetime achievement in the field of experimental criminology as evidenced by a body of research developed over a career of interest in substance abuse prevention as well as his leadership in the use of experimental…Details
Criminal Justice student Nahla Ward has just been selected to receive the Diamond Award. The Diamond Award is the highest recognition by Student Affairs given to a Temple University undergraduate student. This recognition is based on a holistic evaluation of the student’s accomplishments. The Award is reserved for those who have demonstrated superior leadership, academic…Details
Temple Criminal Justice graduate student, Ingrid Johnson, was recently featured in a Temple News article. The article focuses on Ingrid’s work on the PROSPER Philadelphia Revived: Obtaining Success through Peer Encouraged Recovery Project. Ingrid has been working on the project with Professor Steven Belenko and Senior Research Associate Doris Weiland, alongside several members of the…Details