Criminal Justice


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Welcome to the Department of Criminal Justice!  As the Department Chair and proud alumna (c/o 2001), I am excited to commemorate our upcoming 50th Anniversary. Since 1969, our Department has prepared thousands of criminal justice practitioners. We are one of the oldest Criminal Justice (formerly Justice Administration) programs in the country.


Midwestern Criminal Justice Association

png for Midwestern CJ Association  In September, several of our doc students - Katie Hughes, Emily Homer, Dan Jude, Caroline Jalain, and David Lapsey - all    attended MCJA and assisted with the registration table. Dr. Campbell received positive feedback on their professionalism and hard work from several conference attendees. In addition, the MCJA Board Members informed him that they were very pleased with the students' transition into the role. Previously, BGSU had worked the registration table for several years, and our students made sure the transition was seamless!

As Dr. Campbell stated: "We are lucky to have such a great group of PhD students."
We provided funds to sponsor the conference lunch. We were represented well by Drs Campbell and Hughes!

We have an active and exciting program within the Department of Criminal Justice, in the College of Arts and Sciences,png for CJ's 50th AnniversaryUniversity of Louisville. We pride ourselves in offering high quality educational programs. Our faculty have degrees from some of the best institutions of higher education in the United States and are all actively involved in research and service that addresses critical issues in criminal justice and public safety. The Southern Police Institute is a division within the Department. The faculty and staff  stand ready to provide you with the knowledge, skills and support you need to attain your educational and professional goals.

CRiminal Justice

University of Louisville

Brigman Hall

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

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