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First round MLB pick Deven Marrero plans to finish criminology degree

First round MLB pick Deven Marrero plans to finish criminology degree

Marrero, a senior at the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, excels both on and off the field.

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Why Americans perceive undocumented immigrants cause more crime

ASU criminologist Xia Wang finds education level and victimization experience play a role.

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ASU rated as nation’s best online criminal justice school

ASU rated as nation’s best online criminal justice school

A website that helps students select colleges rated ASU’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice as the No. 1 online degree program in the nation.

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CCJ graduate impresses faculty and students alike

School of Criminology and Criminal Justice student has a bright future in the field after graduating with top honors.

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School of Criminology and Criminal Justice graduates first two doctoral students

Scott Wolfe and David Pyrooz are the first graduating PhD cohort from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Graduate says online classes offered a more satisfying way to earn degree

A U.S. Customs agent found his online classes through the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University more rewarding than the traditional classes he took 20 years earlier.

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Assistant professor Min Xie wins young scholar award

The Cavan Award recognizes outstanding contributions by scholars who earned their postgraduate degree in the past five years.

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"Exonerated Not Executed" - Arizona Justice Project

Two men who were sentenced to death, and then exonerated by new evidence proving their innocence, will be the focus later this month at a conference sponsored by the Arizona Justice Project and the Federal Public Defender’s Office in the District of Arizona.

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School gets new communications director

Veteran journalist Paul Atkinson is hired as the School's new director of communications. Atkinson covered crime and criminal justice policy over his 20 years in Arizona.

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School of Criminology and Criminal Justice emerges with high national ranking from U.S. News and World Report

School of Criminology and Criminal Justice emerges with high national ranking from U.S. News and World Report

This article originally appeared on the ASU news page, at https://asunews.asu.edu/20120326_criminology.

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Faculty associate Jeffeory Hynes's book available online

Faculty associate Jeffeory Hynes's book available online

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY News Release: January 12, 2012

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School of Criminology and Criminal Justice "Giving Tree" a success

School of Criminology and Criminal Justice "Giving Tree" a success

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY News Release: December 22, 2011

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Lecturer Francisco Alatorre receives PhD

Lecturer Francisco Alatorre receives PhD

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY News Release November 30, 2011

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School of Criminology and Criminal Justice gives back

School of Criminology and Criminal Justice gives back

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY News Release: 
November 23, 2011

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Jonathan Koppell named dean of ASU College of Public Programs

Jonathan Koppell named dean of ASU College of Public Programs

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY News Release: October 27, 2011

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CCJ hosts first annual "next step" community college event

CCJ hosts first annual "next step" community college event

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY News Release: October 14, 2011

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Commander’s retirement marks beginning of chief position

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY News Release: 
March 10, 2011

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Twitter being used for crime

Dr. Decker discusses how social media is being used as a weapon.

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New grad school rankings place ASU among best in US

School of Criminology and Criminal Justice rated as top-tier graduate program

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Online Bachelors now available in CCJ

Online Bachelors now available in CCJ

Arizona State University is offering a new online Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

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Faculty News | Dr. Michael White appears on Horizon

Faculty News | Dr. Michael White appears on Horizon

Dr. White discusses the incident involving a Phoenix police officer and a City Councilman.

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Faculty News | Scott Wolfe 2010 Teaching Excellence Award

Faculty News | Scott Wolfe 2010 Teaching Excellence Award

We are pleased to announce that Scott Wolfe was selected as a winner of the 2009-2010 ASU Graduate Teaching Excellent Awards.

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Faculty News | Cassia Spohn new 'Justice Quarterly' editor

Faculty News | Cassia Spohn new 'Justice Quarterly' editor

Professor Cassia Spohn, Ph. D in ASU’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice has been named editor of Justice Quarterly, an official journal of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

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Faculty News | Nancy Rodriguez Faculty Spotlight

Faculty News | Nancy Rodriguez Faculty Spotlight

Nancy recently earned the prestigious 2010 W.E.B. DuBois Award from the Western Society of Criminology for significant contributions to scholarship on crime and race or ethnicity.

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ASU School of Criminology and Criminal Justice community mourns the loss of student

ASU School of Criminology and Criminal Justice community mourns the loss of student

Faculty, staff and fellow students are saddened by the sudden loss of CCJ Student, Travis Murphy who was fatally shot on May 25th. The 29 year old student was also a new father and respected police officer.

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Faculty News | ASU professor discusses organized crime in Western Hemisphere

Faculty News | ASU professor discusses organized crime in Western Hemisphere

Dr. Scott Decker, director of ASU’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, recently spoke about organized crime groups involved in drug and gun smuggling during a conference at the Monterrey Technological University in Mexico City.

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ASU criminologists find higher teenage delinquency rate in China

Study shows one in five teens committed a violent act; one in nine identified themselves as gang members.

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Racial socialization reduces the effects of racial discrimination on crime

Study shows how racial discrimination against Black males increases risk of offending, but that racial socialization can reduce those risks.

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Chief Justice Berch

Chief Justice Berch

Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Rebecca White Berch talks to students in CRJ 410

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Immigration enforcement by local police impacted by city leadership, Hispanic police chiefs

A analysis of a national survey of police chiefs in cities with populations of 65,000 or more shows agencies more influenced by local politics were inclined to enforce immigration law. The study found that cities supportive of immigrants and the presence of a Hispanic police chief were less likely to have police engage in intensive immigration enforcement.

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What we know about gang and gang members

Scott Decker, Chris Melde, and David Pyrooz examined gang research over the past two decades and suggest a better approach to studying gangs in the future.

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Jammed Up: Bad Cops, Police Misconduct, and the New York City Police Department

Professor Michael White co-authored a book that is the largest ever examination of police misconduct cases.

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CRJ student's Spirit of Service

Graduate student Candace French is one of more than a dozen scholars recognized for their commitment to public service.

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The Real CSI isn't glamorous

Forensic anthropologist Laura Fulginiti spoke Tuesday evening about her work as a crime scene investigator.

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Eryn O'Neal

Eryn O'Neal

Eryn O'Neal at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Society of Criminologists in Chicago.

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Eryn O'Neal

Eryn O'Neal

Eryn O'Neal at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology in Chicago.

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Western Society of Criminology presents awards to professor Hepburn, CRJ graduate students

Professor John Hepburn received two prestigious awards at the recent Western Society of Criminology conference. PhD students Weston Morrow and Lisa Dario won a student paper competition. They are among many ASU graduate students and professors to present research at the annual meeting.

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Feld lecture: juveniles readily confess during police interrogations

Law professor and juvenile justice scholar Barry C. Feld discussed his research on police interrogations of juvenile suspects. You can listen to the lecture by pressing the 'play' button on the image below.

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Graduates volunteer to serve on new CRJ alumni board

Alumni of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice form a new alumni board. They envision playing a key role in mentoring, networking, and fundraising for the School.

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Professor Spohn to receive Defining Edge Research Award

Professor Cassia Spohn's work in the area of race, sentencing and the courts earns Defining Edge Award for Research in Social Sciences from Arizona State University.

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Sweeten examines drop in crime with age

ASU criminology professor Gary Sweeten found certain factors led to a drop in crime as criminals got older.

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Robson helps children and spouses of those killed in line of duty

Professor Bob Robson plays a key role in the extension of benefits for spouses and children of law enforcement, firefighters and correctional officers killed in the line of duty.

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Study examines condom use during sexual assault

ASU PhD student Eryn Nicole O'Neal explores the factors that influence condom use in sexual assault.

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Decker receives Hans Mattick Award

School of Criminology and Criminal Justice director honored for contributions to the field of criminology and criminal justice practice.

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Cassia Spohn to receive ASC Fellow honors

Cassia Spohn, foundation professor and director of the school's doctorate program, has been named a "Fellow" by the American Society of Criminology.

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Professor Simons wins ASC award

Ron Simons, who begins teaching at the school in August, wins award for Outstanding Article for research on genetics and aggression.

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CCJ Online graduate earns Presidential Management Fellowship

Former Army medic who served in Afghanistan credits ASU education for an opportunity to pursue a federal law enforcement career.

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Hard work in the classroom and the field

CRJ graduate Deven Marrero attended ASU in-person for three years and finished his degree online.

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PhD student Lidia Nuño honored for mentoring ASU students

Nuño credits mentors in her own life for enabling her to be a good mentor to others.

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