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Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice


Criminology Students Awarded for Scholarship and Service

Four of the graduating criminology students were awarded for their academic accomplishments and service to the community.

USC/Pair Mentoring Project Awarded Grant

The collaboration between the University of South Carolina Department of Criminology and the Pair Education Center was named a 2017 recipient of a Colonial Life Strong Schools grant.

Dr. Tia Andersen Awarded ASPIRE Grant

Dr. Tia Andersen, along with her colleagues in the Department of Psychology, the Children's Law Center, and the USC School of Law, was awarded an ASPIRE grant by the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Former Ph.D. Student Awarded by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

At the 2017 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) meeting in Kansas City, former Ph.D. student, Dr. Riane Bolin, received the Tory J. Caeti Young Scholar Memorial Award from the Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Section of ACJS.

Ph.D. Student, Jon Gist, Receives Carolina Hero Award

The annual Carolina Hero Award is given to a faculty, staff, or student who spoke up, stood up, took action and made a difference for the campus and its community. We are pleased to announce that this year's recipient is one of our Ph.D. students, Jon Gist. Jon was nominated by his peers for standing up and making a difference in the university community. Jon will be given the award on March 29th at the Hero Awards Ceremony.

Dr. Geoff Alpert Named Chief Research Advisor to NIJ

Professor Geoff Alpert was recently named Chief Research Advisor to the National Institute of Justice. In this role, Dr. Alpert will examine and assist in developing partnerships between law enforcement professionals and academic scholars who study policing.

CRJU Professor Named President of ACJS

Our very own department chair, Dr. Brandon Applegate, is the current president of ACJS

CRJU Professors Awarded Grant

Evaluation of a Law Enforcement Motor-Vehicle Crash Prevention Program.

Magellan Scholarship

CRJU Student and Faculty Member Awarded


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