Incarcerated Mothers Impact Children’s Future Criminal Involvement

Incarcerated Mothers Impact

Dr. Lisa Muftić investigates the connection between incarcerated mothers and links to children's future criminal behavior.

Logos for STAFSChildren of incarcerated mothers are twice as likely to be arrested, convicted and incarcerated as adults, according to a study by Sam Houston State University scholars.

ACE Students Develop Security Plan for At-Risk Youth

Security Plan

Homeland Security students provide a security plan for local juvenile justice program.

A Security Studies class at Sam Houston State University will develop security plans for the Gulf Coast Trades Center, a Walker County facility which provides education and training in vocational skills for at-risk youth from the juvenile justice system.

Dr. Muftić Appointed Director of Undergraduate Programs in CJ & Criminology

Logos for STAFSDr. Lisa Muftić was recently appointed as Director of Undergraduate Programs in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Sam Houston State University.

Dr. Tasca Elected to ASC Corrections and Sentencing Board

New Board Member

Dr. Melina Tasca elected to national corrections board at ASC.

Logos for STAFSDr. Melinda Tasca of the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology was recently elected as a member of the distinguished American Society of Criminology Division of Corrections and Sentencing Executive Board.

Real Talk w/CJ: Jesse J. Williams II, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Logos for STAFSWed, Nov 18, 2015
2:00 pm
Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom

Alumnus Jesse J. Williams II helps root out dangerous criminal aliens for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Texas.

Ph.D. Student Earns Best Paper Award

Student Paper Wins Award

Ph.D. Student Alicia Jurek wins best paper for human trafficking research from regional organization.

Logos for STAFSAlicia Jurek, a first year Ph.D. student at the College of Criminal Justice, was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student Paper for 2015 by the Midwestern Criminal Justice Association.

Threats Against Children During the Separation Process for Women in Abusive Relationships

Mothers who separate from their abusive partners are four times more likely to report threats to take or to harm their children than those who stay in the relationship, a study by Sam Houston State University found.

Homeland Security Graduate Students Inducted into New Honor Society

The newest criminal justice organization at the College of Criminal Justice is an elite chapter for masters’ students in homeland security studies pursuing careers in homeland security, intelligence, emergency management, and protective services.

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