<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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    Spring 2019Instructor: Justine MadooView: Syllabus
    Summer 2019Instructor: Anat Kimchi
    Fall 2019Instructor: Justine Madoo
    Fall 2019Instructor: Kyle Dorsey
<p>Criminal behavior and the methods of its study; causation; typologies of criminal acts and offenders; punishment, correction and incapacitation; prevention of crime.</p>
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Sally SimpsonView: Syllabus
    Summer 2019Instructor: Jessica Miller
    Summer 2019Instructor: Jessica Deitzer
    Summer 2019Instructor: Cassandra Philippon
    Fall 2019Instructor: Katie Zafft
    Fall 2019Instructor: Mei Yang
<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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    Spring 2019Instructor: Greg MidgetteView: Syllabus
    Summer 2019Instructor: Bo Jiang
    Fall 2019Instructor: Alan Robertson Lehman
<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>
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Katie Zafft
    Fall 2019Instructor: Min Xie
    Fall 2019Instructor: Katie Zafft
<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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    Spring 2019Instructor: Christine WhiteView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Russell E. Hamill IIIView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: Christine White
    Fall 2019Instructor: Russell E. Hamill III
<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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    Spring 2019Instructor: 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>
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Laure BrooksView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Alan Robertson LehmanView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Thomas AlexanderView: Syllabus
    Summer 2019Instructor: Alan Robertson Lehman
    Fall 2019Instructor: Laure Brooks
    Fall 2019Instructor: Alan Robertson Lehman
    Fall 2019Instructor: Wendy Stickle
<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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    Spring 2019Instructor: Thomas MaurielloView: Syllabus
    Summer 2019Instructor: Thomas Mauriello
    Fall 2019Instructor: Thomas Mauriello
<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>
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Christine WhiteView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Wendy StickleView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: Christine White
    Fall 2019Instructor: Louis "Chip" Morlier
This course is designed to assist criminology and criminal justice students explore career opportunities. Topics will include: graduate school, law school, career opportunities in federal, state, local, and public agencies, resume writing, and internships.
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    Spring 2019Instructor: Nicole JacksonView: 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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    Spring 2019Instructor: Laure Brooks
    Spring 2019Instructor: David Mitchell
    Fall 2019Instructor: Laure Brooks
    Fall 2019Instructor: David Mitchell
    Fall 2019Instructor: Nicole Romeiser
<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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    Spring 2019Instructor: Sarah TahamontView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Lauren PorterView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: William SollodView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: Sarah Tahamont
    Fall 2019Instructor: Jessica Deitzer
<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>
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: James LynchView: Syllabus
    Summer 2019Instructor: Katie Zafft
    Fall 2019Instructor: Katie Zafft
    Fall 2019Instructor: Carlotta Woodward
<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>
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Nicole RomeiserView: Syllabus
(Perm Req) An analysis of the role of criminal justice in the control of drug use and abuse
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Greg MidgetteView: Syllabus
<p>(Perm Req) Contact department for information to register for this course.</p>
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Nicole JacksonView: Syllabus
    Summer 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
<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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    Spring 2019Instructor: Cortney FisherView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: Cortney Fisher
    Fall 2019Instructor: Louis "Chip" Morlier
<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:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Christine WhiteView: Syllabus
    Summer 2019Instructor: Christine White
    Fall 2019Instructor: Christine White
<p>(Perm Req) Contact department for information to register for this course.</p>
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Nicole JacksonView: Syllabus
    Summer 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
<p>(Perm Req) Contact department for information to register for this course.</p>
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Nicole JacksonView: Syllabus
    Summer 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2019Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
<p>Seminar in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Evolving Legal Issues</p>
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    Spring 2019Instructor: David SalemView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: David Salem
Seminar in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Marijuana, Law and Society
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    Spring 2019Instructor: Alan Robertson LehmanView: Syllabus
Seminar in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Crime and Place
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    Spring 2019Instructor: María B. VélezView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: Lauren Porter
<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>
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Justine MadooView: Syllabus
    Spring 2019Instructor: Carlotta WoodwardView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: Justine Madoo
<p>(Perm Req) Methods and programs in prevention of crime and delinquency.</p>
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Katie Zafft
    Summer 2019Instructor: Katie Zafft
    Fall 2019Instructor: Katie Zafft
    Fall 2019Instructor: Thomas Alexander
<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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    Spring 2019Instructor: Wade JacobsenView: Syllabus
    Fall 2019Instructor: Wade Jacobsen
    Fall 2019Instructor: María B. Vélez
Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Police and Campus Interaction
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    Spring 2019Instructor: Gary LaFreeView: Syllabus
<p>Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Gangs</p>
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Justine Madoo
    Spring 2019Instructor: Shawn EastmanView: Syllabus
Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Sexual Deviance and Crime
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Louis "Chip" MorlierView: Syllabus
Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Ethics in Criminal Justice
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    Spring 2019Instructor: C. Thomas (Tom) JordanView: Syllabus
Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Crime Mapping
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    Spring 2019Instructor: Marcus BoydView: Syllabus
Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Navigating Your Future: Transforming Your Degree into a Career
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Lindsey SeabyView: Syllabus
Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics and Crime
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Laszlo KorossyView: Syllabus
Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Victim Advocacy
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    Spring 2019Instructor: Heidi BreseeView: Syllabus
Selected Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Cultural Issues in Criminal Defense
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Alan DrewView: Syllabus
An introduction to research, theory, and applications of the causes and consequences of police behavior. Community policing, problem-solving methods, police discretion, police misconduct, police crime prevention strategies, and restorative justice.
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    Spring 2019Instructor: Lawrence ShermanView: Syllabus
<p>Research and theory on prosecution, plea-bargaining, sentencing principles and guidelines, and sentencing policies in practice. Mandatory minimum sentencing, "three strikes" laws, race, gender and class disparities, general and specific deterrent effects of sentencing, restitution and restorative justice, diversion and sentencing to treatment.</p>
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Brian JohnsonView: Syllabus
Examination of special research problems and techniques.
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    Spring 2019Instructor: Min XieView: Syllabus
An in-depth exploration of applied linear regression analysis. Covers characteristics of estimates, such as unbiasedness and efficiency. Encourages fluency with the theoretical issues involved in the basic linear regression using simple algebra, familiarity with the general model using matrix algebra, and fluency with the computer application of multivariate regressions and the probit/logit models.
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    Spring 2019Instructor: Laura DuganView: Syllabus
This course provides a general introduction to the study of the causes of crime from an interdisciplinary perspective. The central focus centers on the major theories of crime causation developed over the past two hundred years. Significant issues in criminology -- for example, the role of age, race, gender, and social class in crime causation as well as explanations of specific forms of crime such as violence and white collar crime -- are highlighted and discussed.
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    Spring 2019Instructor: María B. VélezView: Syllabus
<p>Designed to provide an intensive examination of crime and the life course. Life course is examined as a theoretical orientation, a research methodology, and an empirical field of study with special reference to crime and deviance. Course includes development of criminal behavior and criminal careers; stability and change in criminal behavior across developmental stages; trajectories, transitions, and turning points through life; quantitative and qualitative approaches to studying crime and the life course; and social change and its link to individual lives.</p>
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: John LaubView: Syllabus
Special Criminological Problems; Seminar on Causal Inference
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    Spring 2019Instructor: Sarah TahamontView: Syllabus
An in-depth inventory of the methods of criminological research. It considers the philosophy of science and research ethics; discusses sampling, measurement and methods of data collection, including survey, experimental, evaluation, and qualitative research.
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    Spring 2019Instructor: Lauren PorterView: Syllabus
What (if anything) motivates an individual to commit acts of crime? Why is crime concentrated in a small number of communities? Why do some societies have high rates of crime and violence while others do not? What can the government do (if anything) to prevent and control crime? These questions have challenged and bedeviled social thinkers for centuries. Indeed, such big questions have no easy answers. This course seeks to engage students in a thoughtful, in-depth examination of the idea of crime.
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: John LaubView: Syllabus
<p>Effect of social communication upon behavior and attitudes. Theory and research concerning attitude change and social influence.</p>
Course Offerings:
    Spring 2019Instructor: Edward Pallas