ACE Students Serve as Eyes and Ears for Montgomery County Court

Students at Sam Houston State University already are serving and protecting vulnerable populations in Montgomery County.

Study Finds Lack of Uniformity on Laws Protecting Child Witnesses

Each year, more than 100,000 children take the stand to testify in criminal, civil or juvenile courts, but legal protections for these underage witnesses and victims greatly vary from state to state.

Call for Papers for International Conference at SHSU

This summer, the College of Criminal Justice will host an international conference, and students and faculty are invited to submit papers for consideration.

Ph.D. Student Wins National Research Paper Scholarship

A first year Ph.D. student was presented a national student paper award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Corrections Section, which was named in honor of a Sam Houston State University alumna who served as chair of the division.

Undergrad on the Fast Track to Research

Three criminal justice undergraduate students will spend the summer working on a new assessment tool for use with sex offendersto measure attitudes and beliefs about women.

Recognizing Our Finest at the College of Criminal Justice

The College of Criminal Justice will pay tribute to its finest – both past and present students – on Honors Day, Thursday, April 28.

Book Talk: Dr. Nathan Jones on Mexican Drug Cartels

Book Talk

Dr. Nathan Jones will discuss his new book on drug cartels and government interventions in the Mexican drug trade on April 27th.
Photo of Dr. Nathan JonesBook Talk: Dr. Nathan Jones, Department of Security Studies
Mexico’s Illicit Drug Networks and the State Reaction
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
CJ Lobby

Dr. Nathan Jones of the Department of Security Studies recently published his first book based on his dissertation research on drug cartels and government interventions in the drug trade in Mexico.

About 450 Students Graduate from College in Spring 2016

Three new Ph.D. graduates were added to the roster of doctoral alumni from the College of Criminal Justice during this year’s CJ Commencement Ceremony.

Report Recommends Ways to Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence

Victims of domestic violence are hindered from leaving their abusers by internal and external factors, including the response of the criminal justice system, fear, perceived control, and self-esteem, according to the latest report from the Crime Victims’ Institute.

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