Department of Criminal Justice

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The Department of Criminal Justice provides a broad-based liberal arts education, with particular focus on crime and criminal justice. Our program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the nature and causes of crime, criminal justice processes, criminal justice organizations and agency practices, and the law and legal system. They will also be exposed to scientific and theoretical models that are used for the analysis and critique of the criminal justice system.

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Apr. 18, 2017

From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.

Breanna Boppre
Apr. 6, 2017

Breanna Boppre channeled her childhood experience into a lifelong goal of bringing changes to the incarceration system in order to help people rebuild their lives.

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Aug. 30, 2016

Criminal justice professor Emily J. Salisbury studies how the treatment of inmates affects all of us.

Barbara Richards
Jul. 28, 2016

Barbara Richards’ nine years of service captured her first-place honors in this year’s President’s Classified Employee of the Year competition.

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