Study Examines Death Penalty Support in Mexico

In sharp contrast to previous studies of public support for the death penalty conducted in the U.S., Catholics in Mexico were found to be more likely to support capital punishment, whereas older Mexicans and those living in states that bordered the U.S. were less likely to support the death penalty, according to researchers at Sam Houston State University.

Looking for a Career? Ask Carol Adams-Shearer

Carol Adams-Shearer has had many careers packed into one, and she plans to use her diverse experience to help students at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) land their dream jobs.

Ph.D. Graduate Continues Sexual Assault Research in Kentucky

A Ph.D. graduate from Sam Houston State University is using skills he learned while at SHSU to lead one of the first statewide studies to examine a backlog of untested rape kits in Kentucky.

College Expands International Program Initiatives

The Office of International Programs at the College of Criminal Justices continues to forge new relationships across the globe for research and practice in the criminal justice field.

Oliver Receives Accolades from Criminal Justice Organizations

Willard Oliver, a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, received two awards from professional organizations in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field and preservation of the history of the associations.

Euless Seeking Future Police Officers at SHSU

The Euless Police Department is coming to Sam Houston State University to offer the written and physical tests for those interested in serving as police officers in the community.

Major Biosocial Project Underway at SHSU

What do heart rate, facial symmetry, DNA, finger measurements, reaction to stress, and hormones have to do with aggression, criminal behavior, and substance abuse?

CJ Career Week Helps in Job Hunt

More than 50 employers in policing, corrections, victim services, and homeland security as well as several law schools will converge on the Lowman Student Center Ballroom on March 1 to offer career and internship options for students.

Last year, nearly nine out of 10 employers at the CJ Career Fair said they plan to interview candidates from Sam Houston State University for jobs. To help prepare for those opportunities, the College is offering a series of events during CJ Career Week to put your best foot forward.

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