Criminal Justice News

Temple University’s Department of Criminal Justice is nationally recognized for its groundbreaking research and for being one of the nation’s top programs in the field. Temple has our enthusiastic students, successful alumni and exacting faculty to thank for making the department what it is, and we’re keeping the focus on them by highlighting their outstanding accomplishments and current happenings here. The wide breadth of law enforcement career opportunities available to alumni opens them to diverse paths. Meanwhile, the evolving needs of the criminal justice system and its place in society presents faculty with a range of research possibilities. Read student, alumni and faculty stories below and please contact us if you have a story of your own you think we should tell.

Each semester, the College of Liberal Arts sends students to Washington D.C. where they work in full-time, credited internships in the world of politics or public policy while earning full-time credits as students. Find out what some of their experiences were like in spring 2019.

Trusted Critical Infrastructure (CI) serves the scientific community as the NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, providing leadership and assistance in cybersecurity in the support of research. This fellowship program will establish and support a network of Fellows with diversity in both geography and scientific discipline. These fellows will have access to training and other resources to foster their professional development in cybersecurity.

This week, the College of Liberal Arts honored its 2019 Teaching Awards winners while wishing a fond farewell to this year’s retiring faculty members.

The Criminal Justice Department is proud to announce that undergraduate students Shira Freiman and Michael Sylvanovich have received the prestigious Diamond Award. 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee journalists reach out to Temple professor Caterina Roman to understand Philadelphia’s experience with popular gun violence reduction strategy and how program evaluation and research-practitioner partnerships can support establishing effective solutions.