This past December, undergraduate and graduate students helped distribute food from the Greater Chicago Food Depository to the needy at Our Lady of the Angels Mission.more
Dr. Olson was reappointed to a second term on the Executive Committee of the JRSA – a national nonprofit organization of state Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) directors, and other researchers and practitioners throughout government, academia, and criminal justice organizations. more
Undergraduate and graduate students involved in the Loyola University Criminal Justice students’ Organization (CJO) recently visited the Dwight Correctional Facility, a women’s prison in rural Illinois. more
Dr. Lombardo has a new book coming out – Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia – which examines the emergence and continuation of organized crime in Chicago more
January 14, 2013 9:56
Dr. Stemen in collaboration with Christine George, Research Associate Professor at CURL, and John Orwat, Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work received a grant from the Illinois Criminal Justice Authority to evaluate the Cook County State's Attorney's Deferred Prosecution Program.
Professor Deborah Baskin was appointed to the editorial board of the journal Women and Criminal Justice for 2013. Women and Criminal Justice is the only journal devoted specifically to scholarly interdisciplinary and international research on all concerns related to women and criminal justice. more
The Loyola chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honors Society, recently inducted new members into the organization at its annual Induction Ceremony on January 20.more
Professor Loretta Stalans was appointed to the editorial board for the journal Law and Human Behavior for 2013. Law and Human Behavior is the official journal of the Division on Psychology and Law of the American Psychological Association. more
Watch Dr. Lombardo discuss his new book – Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia. more
February 11, 2013 12:44
March 11 | Maguire Hall, Rm 240 | 7 p.m. - The Loyola Criminal Justice Student Organization will host a discussion with Tio Hardiman, Director of Chicago CeaseFire/Cure Violence.
Professor Loretta Stalans was appointed to serve a three year term as a scientist on the Scientific Grant Review Panel for the National Institute of Justice Violence Against Women section. The panel consists of twelve scientists and four practitioners who review applications for funding of research related to violence against women. more
March 4, 2013 12:56
April 11, the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology will co-sponsor a juvenile justice colloquium examining how interactions with police shape juveniles' understandings of the law.
Assistant Professor Gipsy Escobar will present at the annual conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy in Bogota, Colombia, May 15-17. Professor Escobar will present her paper, "Understanding the Long-Term Effect of the Demobilization and Extradition of Narco-Paramilitaries on Violence in Colombia." more
January 25, 2013 10:6
The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology will be collecting used bras to donate to Free the Girls, an international organization that supports former victims of the sex trade in Africa.
Michelle Mioduszewski (MA '13, Criminal Justice and Criminology) has been accepted into the PhD program in the Department of Crimonology, Law, and Society at the University of California, Irvine.more
March 25, 2013 7:14
Congratulations to the criminal justice and criminology majors who won department academic awards this year: Britt Logan, Alessandra Sienra-Canas, Jordan Rogers, Maria Sanchez, Tyler Geldernick, Michael Greene, Heather Akram, Joanna Wasilewski, Daniel Grand, Mathew Schular.
As the president of the Undergraduate Criminal Justice Student Organization, Morgan McGuirk is preparing for success after graduation.more
As a junior in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Holly Builan has already landed a job in the U.S. Attorney's Office.more
May 22, 2013 10:25
On September 26, 2013 the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology will co-sponsor a colloquium that considers the increasing role of neuroscience in the criminal justice process.