Shauni Kerkhoff CJ 2016, graduated from the US Capitol Police academy and was sworn in on January 12th. Shauni was the top academic, physical fitness and expert marksman in the class. Criminal Justice Professor, Joseph Alkus, had the privilege to pin her badge on at the United States Capitol. Shauni and Professor Alkus were joined…Details
The following Criminal Justice students will be graduating in December with distinction. These students will be graduating with a GPA above 3.5. Congratulations!
- Dietter Zambrana
- Jason Tomon
- Ethan Dunnenberger
- Faris Bensala
- Antonette Rivera
- Brianna Gordon
- Cheree Greenlee
- Keenan Cardona
- Dominique Helms
- Aimee Trunell
Amber Perenzin Askey has been awarded a 2017 National Institute of Justice NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship for her dissertation, titled Quantifying Gang Locations: A Systematic Test of Validity Using a Partial Test of Messick s Unified Perspective. Visit the National Institute of Justice’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program: Past and Present Fellows page for more information on…Details
Please join us at our Department of Criminal Justice Faculty Presentations scheduled at the American Society of Criminology. The conference is being held from November 15-18 in Philadelphia. Come say hello at our reception. All are welcome! The reception is being held Friday, November 17, from 7-9 pm in the Marriott, Grand Ballroom Salon B,…Details
Temple’s ProRanger Program, Other Criminal Justice Initiatives, Meet Demand to Place Jobs in National Parks
Current Criminal Justice Majors, along with Criminal Justice Alumni, recently took part in a week-long Leadership Camp operated by Temple’s ProRanger Program. Participants in the Program graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a certificate in National Park Service NPS management. Participants who complete all stages of the program receive special hiring certification…Details
Criminal Justice Graduate Students, Leah Hamilton, was recently awarded an Advanced Graduate Scholar Award from the College of Liberal Arts. Advanced Graduate Scholar Awards provide financial support to resident doctoral students pursuing research in the humanities or humanistic social sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and the Tyler School of Arts. Awardees receive a…Details
Professor Lori Pompa is celebrating the 20 year anniversary of the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. The Inside-Out Exchange Program holds classes that are a combination of college students and maximum-security prison inmates. For more information on this outstanding achievement read the article titled How a Temple professor and a prison inmate started an international movement. Congratulations…Details
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.