Interested in exploring a different culture? Want to learn more about human trafficking? Participate in a UMD Education Abroad short program this summer! Travel to Thailand and Cambodia, earn three CCJS credits, and participate in a life-changing experience.
The trip will include travel across Thailand and into Cambodia. Participate in service learning, NGO visits, and cultural activities such as bathing elephants, cooking class, and city tours!
Professor Lawrence Sherman will become the first criminologist to be awarded Yale University's highest graduate school medal in the school's history. The medal named after the late Governor of Connecticut and Yale Gaduate School Dean Wilbur Cross, recognizes achievements in “scholarship and scientific discovery, public service, service to professional organizations, and teaching and mentoring.” Professor Sherman will receive the Wilbur Cross Medal of Yale’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Alumni Association at a ceremony on Yale’s New Haven campus in October.
The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice has recently achieved Silver Certification in the university’s Green Office program. The Green Office program is designed to promote the best environmental practices in staff, faculty, and students at the University of Maryland. A couple goals of the program are to integrate sustainability into campus culture and to conserve water, save energy, minimize waste, and save money overall.
Jean McGloin is the new Editor of The Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency (JRCD), along with Chris Sulivan of the University of Cincinnati. Dr. McGloin is also Professor and Associate Chair in the Criminology and Criminal Justice Department at the University of Maryland.
Dr. Brian Johnson has been appointed Co-Editor of Criminology, the flagship journal of the American Society of Criminology. The journal publishes new and innovative research that advances scientific knowledge on diverse topics related to crime and justice. The editorial team began reviewing new submissions in October of 2016 and will be responsible for the 2018-2020 volumes of the journal.