College of Criminal Justice Graduates Three Ph.D.s

Drs. George Day, Michelle Richter and Nhatthien Nguyen
Drs. George Day (l to r)), Michelle Richter and Nhatthien Nguyen

Three Ph.D. students graduated from Sam Houston State University’s College of Criminal Justice in December.

College of Criminal Justice Commencement Reception

Sat, Dec 18, 2010, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center
CJava Cafe

Attention all December 2010 Graduates!

Bring your friends and family for refreshments before commencement.

Online Masters Program

CJ Online

Check out our CJ Online website for more information.

Recent Publications by Faculty, Doctoral Student and Alumni

The latest research published by faculty at Sam Houston State University, as well as professional presentations delivered, was included in Faculty Research Notes.

Top 10 Lessons Offered for Jail Research

Dr. Kate Fox

After surveying 2,414 inmates at 14 jails in Florida, Dr. Kate Fox has learned several important lessons about conducting research with incarcerated populations.

Dr. Oliver Targets Presidential Assassinations

In his latest book, Dr. Will Oliver of SHSU’s College of Criminal Justice explores the assassination of four U.S. Presidents and the attempted assassination of 17 more over the history of this country.

National Prison Leaders Share Experiences

The U.S. Navy is opening a new 400-bed military prison in Chesapeake, Virginia in September 2011. Jim Adams, Technical Director of the project, developed a list of 107 issues, including budgeting, hiring, logistics, and administration, that need to be addressed before opening the doors.

New Officers Elected for Forensic Science Society

Society of Forensic Science

The Society of Forensic Science at Sam Houston State University recently elected officers for 2011.

LIFE Launches LEMIT's new Professional Development Program

Two female police officers

The Professional Development Program (PDP) is a new leadership initiative consisting of a suite of specialized personalized development opportunities at the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas. Leadership Inventory for Female Executives (LIFE), designed for aspiring and existing female executives in law enforcement, is the first program under the PDP series.

Houston Police Offers Student Internships

Heather Lewis at the Houston Police Department Family Violence Unit
Heather Lewis did an internship at the Houston Police Department Westside Family Violence Unit.

Heather Lewis witnessed domestic violence up close and personal during her internship.

Cesar Garcia assisted police in preparing key evidence in child sexual abuse cases by summarizing the interview tapes from young victims.

Study Abroad Germany/Austria Meeting

Thu, Dec. 2, 3:30 p.m.
Criminal Justice Courtroom

Come to the informational meeting for the Study Abroad Program to Germany and Austria. From May 16-28, Dr. Willard Oliver will guide a trip to Munich and Vienna. Students will explore the history and development of the criminal justice system and visit such sites as Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria and the Donauinsel Island Park in the Danube River.

ATF Internship Tracks Firearms Trafficking

Senior Carter Cole spent her Fall semester at Sam Houston State University tracking stolen guns for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in Houston.

Society of Forensic Science Meeting

Society of Forensic Science

Wed, Dec. 1, 5:00 p.m.
Chemistry and Forensic Science Building
Room 103

Undergraduate Conference Proposal Deadline

Undergraduate Research Conference

Wed, Dec 1, 2010
Deadline for Proposals for Undergraduate Conference
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center

Undergraduate students at the College of Criminal Justice have until Dec. 1 to submit a proposal for a research paper or poster for a chance to win a scholarship of up to $500.

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