Greetings Future COJJP Alumni!!

Congratulations on earning this major accomplishment!! This page is dedicated to informing you about the 2016 Spring Commencement on  Saturday,  December 10, 2016 at 1:00  p.m. in the William “Billy” Nicks, Sr. Building.  Please regularly check this page for up-to-date information about graduation. Fall 2016 Commencement Announcement from Campus Announcement Extra Tickets If you need …

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On February 4, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., graduate programs in Justice Studies and Psychology at Prairie View A&M University will host three workshops about preparing and completing graduate school.  Please register below.  Please contact Dr. Pamela Martin for information at ppmartin@pvamu.edu or 936.261.5208.  

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Dr. Logan Yelderman is an assistant professor of psychology at Prairie View A&M University and is interested in social psychology research. His research interests involve the application of social psychological theories to legal attitudes and legal processes. Specifically, he is interested in attitudes toward the criminally insane and mentally ill offenders; mental illness verdicts (e.g. …

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President Obama proclaimed October 23 through October 29, 2016, as National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Week.  Activities of this week include recognizing and celebrating contributions of HBCUs plus hosting the the Annual National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference. This year, Dr. Camille Gibson, Professor in Justice Studies  and Dr. Derek Wilson, Associate …

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Dr. Camille Gibson along with three graduate students and one undergraduate student presented  at SWACJ 2016 Annual Meeting in Oklahoma City, OK  from October 13-15, 2016.  Virtual currency crime investigation – Ying Cao, Doctoral Student, Prairie View A&M University Cross-over youth experiences in both child-welfare and juvenile justice – Sherri Y. Simmons-Horton, Doctoral Student, Prairie …

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Matthew Bolton, a senior psychology major  and Nayla Wofford, a junior psychology major, were selected to attend the 16th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS).  Now in its sixteenth year, ABRCMS is one of the largest, professional conferences for underrepresented minority students, military veterans, and persons with disabilities to pursue advanced training in science, …

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The Royce West Forum and Lecture Series is designed to increase the knowledge and skills of our students in psychology and criminal/juvenile justice, as well as provide juvenile justice and social service practitioners with information regarding the reduction of juvenile delinquency and crime and related social problems.   The Elephant in the Room: Suicide among Youth …

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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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