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Congratulations (again) to recent PhD graduate Justin Nix his paper just accepted for publication.

*Nix, J. (forthcoming). Do the police believe that legitimacy promotes cooperation from the public? Crime & Delinquency.

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Scott Wolfe, recent PhD graduate Justin Nix, and Associate Professor Bob Kaminski on their paper recently accepted for publication.

Wolfe, S. E., *Nix, J., Kaminski, R. J., & Rojek, J. (forthcoming). Is the effect of procedural justice on police legitimacy invariant? Testing the generality of procedural justice and competing antecedents of legitimacy. Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Christi Metcalfe on her recent publication.

Baker, T., Metcalfe, C. F., Berenblum, T,. Aviv, G., & Gertz, M. (2015). Examining public preferences for the allocation of resources to rehabilitative versus punitive crime policies. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 26, 448-462.

Read the full article here.


Congratulations to Associate Professor Eric Sevigny on his report recently published by the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

Sevigny, E. L. (2015). Design considerations for a prescription drug consequences index. Office of National Drug Control Policy. Washington, DC: Executive Office of the President.

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Congratulations to recent doctoral program graduate Riane Miller Bolin on her publication with Professor Brandon Applegate!

Bolin, R. M., & Applegate, B. K. (2015). Adultification in juvenile corrections: Examining the orientations of juvenile and adult probation and parole officers. American Journal of Criminal Justice. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s12103-015-9298-2.

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Our Mission Statement:

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice provides a distinctive education for undergraduate and graduate students through an active program of applied research, program evaluation, and policy analysis. This state-of-the-art program grounded in research methods and criminological theory focuses on the causes of and societal responses to crime and deviant behavior. Accordingly, the department provides its students with a strong foundation in the liberal arts and social sciences and prepares them to address the challenges of crime in society as criminal justice professionals, researchers, and educators.


Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of South Carolina
1305 Greene St.
Columbia, South Carolina 29208
(803) 777-7097

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CONTACTS FOR:

Undergraduate Studies

Ms. Patricia Armstrong
Phone: (803) 777-7088
E-mail:
parmstro@mailbox.sc.edu

For Admissions Questions please contact:
Undergraduate Admissions


Graduate Studies:
Dr. Robert Brame
Phone: (803) 777-6537
E-mail:
bramer@mailbox.sc.edu




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