Greetings Future COJJP Alumni!!

Congratulations on earning this major accomplishment!! This page is dedicated to informing you about the 2016 Spring Commencement on  Saturday,  May 14, 2016 at 1 p.m. in the William “Billy” Nicks, Sr. Building.  Please regularly check this page for up-to-date information about graduation. 2016 Summer Commencement Schedule and Ticket Distribution (Campus Announcements) Extra Tickets If …

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Reboot Camp

Prairie View A&M University (Prairie View, TX) June 6 – July 1, 2016 The Research ReBoot Camp is now accepting applications for the 2016 program. The Research ReBoot Camp provides an opportunity for basic and advanced statistical & methodological training to early career faculty and researchers from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and other …

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 Dr. Susan Frazier-Kouassi recently joined the Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center as its Director in 2015. Since the completion of her doctoral degree in Social Psychology from Boston University, she has had more than 20 years of professional experience in higher education including program and project administration, research, training, and teaching. Before coming to Prairie …

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Welcome New COJJP Faculty

September 8, 2015

The College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology (COJJP) is proud to introduce the newest members of the COJJP community.  Please take a moment to get to know our new faculty. Dr. Corey Columb received his B.S. in Psychology in 2007 from Elmira College, his M.S. in Social Psychology in 2011 from Florida State University, and …

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 Dr. Myrna Cintron, Ph.D.(Justice Studies Department), P.I. and Dr. Michael Nojeim, Dept. of Political Science (Co-PI), received a Panther Research Institute Program, summer mini-grant ($10,000). Their research proposed to conduct three focus groups with Latino adults. The goal of the research was to elicit opinions about unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexican borders and about immigration …

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 Five graduate students traveled to Wichita, Kansas in the spring to present research at the Southwestern Psychological association (SWPA) convention. One student, Shauna Richards, who is in the Master of Science in Juvenile Forensic Psychology program described it as “four days of amazing interactions and cognitive contemplations.”   Courtney Mosley and Dr. Joe Dickson presented on …

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  Dr. Camille Gibson has long taken the goal of increasing the visibility of the College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology at Prairie View A&M University seriously.  Years of service to the university and to justice studies garnered her the Felix Fabian Founder’s Award this academic year from the Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice. She has …

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  Julia F. Hastings, M.S.W., Ph.D., Lani V. Jones, M.S.W., Ph.D., and Pamela P. Martin, Ph.D. co-authored a book titled African Americans and Depression: Signs, Awareness, Treatments, and Interventions. The book examines the realities of depression among African Americans, and the various ways in which sufferers and their families address, or don’t address, it. The …

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Dr. Camille Gibson and colleagues were awarded a grant from the Hogg Foundation to evaluate the significant role that faith plays in the lives of African Americans. The goals of this initiative are to expand African American faith-based programs and ministries in Texas to include mental health. Dr. Gibson, an associate professor of Justice Studies, …

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In July, Karen Lane, a recent graduate of the Master’s Juvenile Forensic Psychology Program, has been appointed as the Clinical Liaison for the American Psychology-Law Society’s Graduate Student Committee. She is the first student from Prairie View A&M University to be elected to a position on this committee. Her duties include maintaining an internship database …

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