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Dr. Justin Joseph

May 2019 Juvenile Justice Ph.D. graduate, Justin Joseph selected from many offers, a tenure track position of Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of North Alabama. He plans on a rigorous research agenda of peer reviewed publications, grant success, and engaging undergraduates in research. His primary research interest remains adult and juvenile psychopathy.

Gibson, Co-edits book: Crime and Violence in the Caribbean: Lessons from Jamaica

This volume provides an overview of the Caribbean countries, its colonial history, causes, costs and consequences of crime and violence in the Caribbean. The contributors pull from primary research and the available data from multiple sources including national and country specific reports to assess the magnitude, characteristics, and the changing nature of crimes in various [...]

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. [...]

Psychology Department welcomes Dr. Roslyn Caldwell

Welcome to Psychology Department! Beginning July 1, we’re delighted that Dr. Roslyn Caldwell has joined our thriving community of teacher-scholars in the College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology.  Dr. Caldwell has taught in Cal Poly’s Psychology and Child Development Department. Before that, she taught for John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York and University [...]

COJJP graduate students, staff and faculty participated in the 8th Annual Community Drug Awareness Day, Summit

This conference, held at the College of Nursing, brought together educators, researchers, medical professionals, clergy, and  other professionals involved in addiction treatment and recovery.   The rapid increase in the use of prescription and non-prescription opioids in the United States makes this conference timely.  Simultaneously, poverty and other socioeconomic factors have exacerbated the prevalence of substance abuse overall [...]

Preparing Undergraduate Leaders Summer Experience (PULSE) welcomes 25 Incoming Freshmen

Preparing Undergraduate Leaders Summer Experience (PULSE)  is designed to give incoming freshmen students an opportunity to immerse themselves in the field of Criminal Justice and Psychology.  PULSE offers two courses, Crime in America and Statistics, with credit being applied towards an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice or Psychology. In addition to the two courses, students [...]