The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
USC researchers aim to make Five Points safer
The study, which is also looking at how student behavior affects businesses and law enforcement, is dubbed "Time for Change." As part of the study, a team of USC graduate students, led by Wiser and USC substance abuse prevention director Rhonda Dinovo, is gathering information on zoning, business licenses, transportation, ambulance and crime statistics.
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Congratulations to Assistant Professor Tia Stevens!
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Tia Stevens whose article was just released in print:
Stevens, T., & Morash, M. (2014). Racial/ethnic disparities in boys’ probability of arrest and court actions in 1980 and 2000: The disproportionate impact of “getting tough” on crime. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 13, 77-95. The publication can be found online here.
Congratulations to Professor Hayden Smith!
Congratulations to Professor Hayden Smith on the publication of his recent article:
Smith, H. P., & Power, J. (2014). Applying the dual-taxonomy of offending to self-injury: Do offenders exhibit life-course persistent self-injurious behavior? Victims & Offenders. The publication can be found online here.
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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.
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