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Ashley Leiva, Author at College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology

Criminal Justice Studies Students travel to Chennai, India

As Prairie View A&M University continues to “go global”, Dr. Camille Gibson and six criminal justice majors in the course CRJS 4913 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems spent two weeks in June to July as guests of the University of Madras in Chennai, India. The students were there to learn about the nation’s justice system. They [...]

Marsja Stearnes, A Master’s Student in the Clinical Adolescent Psychology Program Traveling Ghana and other African countries

This summer Marsja will be participating in a program hosted by Recovery Africa. Recovery Africa is a not for profit organization whose mission is to assist Ghana and other African countries develop organizations that effectively address addiction to alcohol and drugs by developing prevention, treatment and recovery programs which lead to meaningful and productive lives. [...]

Faculty-Led Study Tour to India Summer I 2018

This Faculty-Led Study Tour to Chennai, India is an optional part of the course CRJS 4913 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems. While the course is open to all majors, the justice specific content will likely be most appealing to persons in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. During Summer I 2018, three weeks of the course will [...]

Social Psychology and Law Research Lab Attending the 14th Annual Texas A&M University System’s Pathways Student Research Symposium

Dr. Logan A. Yelderman's social psychology and law research lab is attending the 14th Annual Texas A&M University System's Pathways Student Research Symposium this November! Trahara Punch (Prairie View undergraduate student majoring in psychology) will be presenting on research examining emotional expressions of inmates and parole board members during parole hearings. Timothy Lawrence (graduate student [...]

Dr. Logan Yelderman Gives Research Presentation in Washington DC

Dr. Logan Yelderman, an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department, presented his research at the joint National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Project Advisory Committee Meeting on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 in Washington DC. OJJDP is part of the United States Department of Justice. [...]

COJJP welcomes a new academic advisor, Ms. Nisha Saintelus

A native New Yorker, Ms. Saintelus is an Academic Advisor of the CoJJP. Ms. Saintelus earned her undergraduate degree in Business Management from Medgar Evers College and received a master’s degree in Counseling from Prairie View A&M University. After six years of experience in the financial industry she followed her calling to serve underrepresented youths. [...]