College News

This is our life’s work—and we’re working to share our life’s next chapter with you. Temple College of Liberal Arts students, alumni and faculty are forging new paths every day in dozens of exciting disciplines, and we want you to know about them! Read about their discoveries, accomplishments and events here and please contact us if you have a story you think we should tell. From Africology to Criminal Justice, from Psychology to Spanish, the College teaches its students how to see the world from new perspectives and make a meaningful impact in their chosen field. Follow their adventures here and see where their journeys lead them next.

The Political Science department recently welcomed Philadelphia District District Attorney Larry Krasner, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Prison Society Claire Shubik-Richards and criminal justice reform advocate Tyrone Werts to engage College of Liberal Arts students on the criminal justice system.

Political Science

The College of Liberal Arts’ Criminal Justice program welcomed Georgetown University law professor Paul Butler on campus to discuss mass incarceration as the annual John S. Goldkamp featured speaker.

Criminal Justice

Geoffrey Baym addressing audience at talk

As part of the college’s exploration of world events, two recent College of Liberal Arts talks looked at how the tabloid media predicted Trump’s presidency and how his policies and rhetoric are affecting international views of the U.S.


image of congressman Dwight Evans and guests at lecture

Congressman Dwight Evans, who represents parts of Temple University in the House of Representatives, recently spoke with College of Liberal Arts students about how they can affect political change.

Public Policy

Image of students, faculty and staff at the international career event

Last week, the College of Liberal Arts’ Professional Development team welcomed CLA students to a networking event that brought local employers with international reach directly to students to share details about their organizations and answer student questions.

Global Studies