<p>Special Topics in Terrorism Studies; The Hostage Negotiator: Crisis Communication Skills</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Edward PallasView: Syllabus
<p>Introduction to the administration of criminal justice in a democratic society, with emphasis on the theoretical and historical development of law enforcement. The principles of organization and administration for law enforcement; functions and specific activities; planning and research; public relations; personnel and training; inspection and control; direction; policy formulation.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Justine MadooView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Kyle DorseyView: Syllabus
<p>Criminal behavior and the methods of its study; causation; typologies of criminal acts and offenders; punishment, correction and incapacitation; prevention of crime.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Katie ZafftView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Jessica DeitzerView: Syllabus
<p>Introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics, graphical techniques, and the computer analysis of criminology and criminal justice data. Basic procedures of hypothesis testing, correlation and regression analysis, and the analysis of continuous and binary dependent variables. Emphasis upon the examination of research problems and issues in criminology and criminal justice.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Alan Robertson LehmanView: Syllabus
<p>Conflict is unfortunately resolved through violence in a number of settings. It ranges from interpersonal to international in its scope. This course investigates the strengths and weakness of a number of resolutions to reducing violence over the course of history using both state centered and informal control.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Min XieView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Katie ZafftView: Syllabus
<p>Law as one of the methods of social control. Criminal law: its nature, sources and types; theories and historical developments. Behavioral and legal aspects of criminal acts. Classification and analysis of selected criminal offenses.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Christine WhiteView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Russell E. Hamill IIIView: Syllabus
<p>General principles and theories of criminal procedure. Due process. Arrest, search and seizure. Recent developments. Study and evaluation of evidence and proof</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: David SalemView: Syllabus
<p>Introduction to the formulation of research questions covering crime and justice, research designs, data collection, and interpretation and reporting in criminological and justice-system settings.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Alan Robertson LehmanView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Wendy StickleView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Laure BrooksView: Syllabus
<p>(Perm Req) An introduction to modern methods used in detection, investigation, and solution of crime. Students will be taught basic and advanced investigative techniques utilized by law enforcement agencies. Analysis of actual cases will be used to demonstrate practical uses of these techniques.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Shawn EastmanView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: C. Thomas (Tom) JordanView: Syllabus
<p>(Perm Req) An introduction to modern methods used in the detection, investigation and solution of crimes. Practical analysis of evidence in a crime laboratory, including fingerprints and other impressions, firearms ID and ballistics, hairs and fibers, document examination, and use of polygraph. This class is taught using a "blended learning" format divided equally with presentation of online recorded lectures, case studies, webcasts and readings; and practical examination of criminalistics procedures and evidence identification exercises in the CCJS Crime Laboratory.
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Thomas MaurielloView: Syllabus
<p>The trafficking of human beings in its historical, legal, economic, political and social contexts. Scope of the global problem, different forms of human trafficking, and regional trends and practices. Roles of government, the international community and individual actors. Strategies to combat trafficking.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Louis "Chip" MorlierView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Christine WhiteView: Syllabus
<p>(Perm Req) Critical issues relating to policing. Topics include police discretion, role of police, use of force, misconduct, police research, administration, personnel, and etc.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Laure BrooksView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: David MitchellView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Nicole RomeiserView: Syllabus
<p>Examination of the American correctional system. Identification of historical and contemporary themes, issues, and trends. Evaluation of correctional policies, practices and research.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Lauren PorterView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Sarah TahamontView: Syllabus
<p>Contemporary issues in the American court system such as prosecution, sentencing and punishment. Theoretical perspectives on courtroom decision-making integrated with empirical research. Courts and sentencing processes, including initial charging, pretrial detention and final sentencing outcomes. Innovations in courts and sentencing</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Alan DrewView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Alan DrewView: Syllabus
<p>A thorough and critical examination of family violence. Topics include the historical background to family violence, methods of studying this serious issue, elder abuse, child abuse, the cultural factors involved in intimate partner violence, violence in same-sex relationships, and the criminal justice response to family violence. Although the course focuses on the American family, illustrations from other cultures are provided</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Nicole Romeiser
<p>(Perm Req) Contact department for information to register for this course.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Nicole JacksonView: Syllabus
<p>(Perm Req) Overview of the history and theory of victimology. Analysis of victimization patterns with special emphasis on types of victims and crimes. The interaction between victims of crime and the criminal justice system with respect to the role of the victim and the services offered to the victim.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Cortney FisherView: Syllabus
<p>Role and treatment of racial/ethnic minorities in the criminal justice system. Course will provide students with historical and theoretical framework for understanding this dynamic.</p>
Course Offerings:
    Fall 2018Instructor: Christine WhiteView: Syllabus
<p>(Perm Req) Contact department for information to register for this course.</p>
Course Offerings:
    Fall 2018Instructor: Nicole JacksonView: Syllabus
<p>(Perm Req) Contact department for information to register for this course.</p>
Course Offerings:
    Fall 2018Instructor: Nicole JacksonView: Syllabus
<p>Seminar in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Evolving Legal Issues</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: David SalemView: Syllabus
<p>The structuring of manpower, material, and systems to accomplish the major goals of social control. Personnel and systems management. Political controls and limitations on authority and jurisdiction.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Russell E. Hamill IIIView: Syllabus
<p>Examination of juvenile delinquency in the United States. Nature and extent of juvenile delinquency, historical approaches, sociological and criminological theories and research, social contexts including the institutions of families, schools, and peers, and social responses. Prevention, punishment, and treatment programs, both within and outside of the juvenile justice and criminal justice systems.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Justine MadooView: Syllabus
<p>(Perm Req) Methods and programs in prevention of crime and delinquency.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Katie ZafftView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Katie ZafftView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Thomas AlexanderView: Syllabus
<p>Definition, detection, prosecution, sentencing and impact of white collar and organized crime. Special consideration given to the role of federal law and enforcement practices.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Alan DrewView: Syllabus
<p>(Perm Req) Brief historical overview of criminological theory up to the 50's. Deviance. Labeling. Typologies. Most recent research in criminalistic subcultures and middle class delinquency. Recent proposals for "decriminalization".</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Wade JacobsenView: Syllabus
<p>An examination of conceptual and practical issues related to planned change in criminal justice. Emphasis on the development of innovative ideas using a research and development approach to change.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Wendy Stickle
<p>(Perm Req)</p>
Course Offerings:
    Fall 2018Instructor: James Lynch
<p>Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; The Social Construction of Homicide</p>
Course Offerings:
    Fall 2018Instructor: Thomas AlexanderView: Syllabus
<p>Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Gangs</p>
Course Offerings:
    Fall 2018Instructor: Justine MadooView: Syllabus
<p>Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Digital Forensics</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: John ConroyView: Syllabus
<p>Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Child Abuse Investigations</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Louis "Chip" MorlierView: Syllabus
<p>Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Investigations in the Criminal Justice System</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Heidi BreseeView: Syllabus
<p>Current concept of criminal justice in relationship to other concepts in the field. Historical perspective. Criminal justice and social control. Operational implications. Systemic aspects. Issues of evaluation.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Brian JohnsonView: Syllabus
<p>(Perm Req) An application of statistical and conceptual tools to criminal justice data in the student's area of concentration, resulting in a paper reporting the conceptualization, analytic methods and results. The topic of the independent study will be chosen through individual consultation with the instructor.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Greg Midgette
<p>Designed to help criminology students understand and apply three important components of statistics: decriptive statistics (including probability theory), fundamentals of statistical inference, and regression analysis. Course assumes familiarity with basic descriptive statistics. The emphasis of the classes on descriptive statistics is the calculation and interpretation of summary statistical measures for describing raw data. Covers the basic rules of probability and different probabilistic processes that could describe criminal activity.
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Sarah TahamontView: Syllabus
<p>Provides the opportunity for students to develop and complete a research project, which will provide information on research proficiency for the determination of advancement to doctoral candidacy</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Greg MidgetteView: Syllabus
<p>Development, operation and future of correctional systems.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Lauren Porter
<p>A study of the development of criminological thought from antiquity to the present.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Wade JacobsenView: Syllabus
<p>Assumptions, biases, and relative strengths and weaknesses of theories of crime as applied to women. Criminal justice sanctioning of crimes by and against women. The course will also explore occupational segregationby gender in criminal justice professions, particularly in the fields ofpolicing, courts (attorneys and judges), and corrections (correctionalofficers and treatment staff).</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Sally SimpsonView: Syllabus
<p>Application of advanced research methods and data analysis strategies to criminological and criminal justice problems.</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Laura DuganView: Syllabus
<p>System theory and method; examination of planning methods and models based primarily on a systems approach to the operations of the criminal justice system.</p>
Course Offerings:
    Fall 2018Instructor: James Lynch
<p>Topics in Social Advocacy; Legal Advocacy</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: James TrustyView: Syllabus
<p>Seminar in International Relations and World Politics; Globalization and the Future of Politics</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Laszlo KorossyView: Syllabus
<p>Seminar in Public Law; Women, Gender, and Law</p>
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    Fall 2018Instructor: Samantha DavisView: Syllabus