Drs. Curtis and Michelle Blakely have just released their book entitled, “Socio-Physics: Applying the Natural Sciences to Criminal Justice and Penology.” It embodies Truman’s vision of promoting creative, innovative and progressive thinking within an interdisciplinary context. Efforts are brought to bear on current correctional processes through the lens of a liberal arts perspective. Overcrowding, budgetary […]
Justice Systems major, Teri Ford, graduated this past December as one of four McNair Scholars. This fall, Teri is pursuing her Masters in Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University with a funding package worth over $41,000. The McNair Program provides support for students interested in obtaining a Ph.D. who are income eligible, first-generation college […]
Dr. Arlen Egley was a semi-finalist for Outstanding Mentor of Student Research, and the Justice Systems Department was a finalist in the Outstanding Department competition at the Student Government’s Accolades of Academics Banquet in March.
Congratulations to Truman’s Mock Trial Team for winning AMTA Regionals and going to the Opening Round Championships in Louisville, Kentucky, next month!
Senior Justice Systems major Teri Ford presented, “Gun Buy-Backs: A Proposed New Strategy,” (mentor: Dr. Curtis Blakely) at the 18th Annual McNair Heartland Research Conference in Kansas City, Mo., on September 19-21. McNair Scholars have conducted independent research, have been mentored by faculty, and plan to attend graduate school to earn a doctoral degree. Nationally, […]
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster recently spoke in the Legal Systems course taught by Mr. Willcox.
Victimology course student, Megan Vincent, demonstrates a safety technique she and others learned in a sexual assault awareness program as part of her class group project presentation. Pictured are group members Collin Bueckendorf, Nasra Aaden and Chad Whittom, Assistant Director of Public Safety, who conducted the safety portion of their presentation.
Honorable E. Richard Webber will be a special guest lecturer in JUST 307: Legal Systems class on Tuesday November 12th with a luncheon to follow for students to attend. Judge Webber is a highly respected and renowned Federal Senior Judge of the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in St Louis. He […]
Lambda Alpha Epsilon, National Criminal Justice Fraternity, and Alpha Phi Sigma, National Criminal Justice Honor Society hosted Dr. James Alan Fox, Professor of Criminology, to give a talk on Serial Murders on Thursday, October 17th from 7-8pm in Baldwin Little Theater. Dr. Fox has been consulted on many high profile serial and mass murder cases, […]
Justice Systems Senior Kate Angulski presented “Meth’s Not My Cup of Tea” Perceptions of Methamphetamine among African-American Women” at the 21st Annual McNair Research Presentations on September 9, 2013. Kate’s presentation is a follow-up of her external summer research. She is one of only four students selected nationwide to participate in the criminal justice track of […]