Prof. Natalie Pifer presents punishment and society perspective on Covid-19-Dr. Natalie Pifer, Assistant Professor of CCJ, takes a social science perspective of punishment, correction, and social control during this unprecedented pandemic. She examines the challenges of incarceration for prisoners, institutions, and correctional officers. As well as shedding light on how the American correctional system reflects the issues of the American healthcare system.
New CCJ Professor Empowered by Ethics and Experience-A new lecturer in the University of Rhode Island’s Criminology & Criminal Justice (CCJ) Program is dedicated to developing ethical knowledge and experience to challenge common thought processes. Michael David previously worked for over 20 years at the East Providence Police Department, where he retired as a captain.
Criminology & Criminal Justice Starts Honor Society-The criminology and criminal justice (CCJ) program at the University of Rhode Island recently established their chapter of the honor society Alpha Phi Sigma (APS) and elected their inaugural executive board.
Criminal Justice Major Hires New Faculty Member After Rapid Growth-Following the rapid growth of incoming students who applied to the criminal justice major at the University of Rhode Island, the department has hired a new full-time faculty member. Chelsea Farrell, current Northeastern University Doctoral Candidate, will join URI’s Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice for the 2019 fall semester.
CCJ Students Participate in J-Term Juvenile Justice Immersion-This past winter break, nine University of Rhode Island students accompanied a professor in visiting Ocean Tides Inc. and Tides Family Services to learn more about the juvenile justice system in Rhode Island. They also came together on February 28th, 2019 to present their experience.