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According to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Online Programs the online MSCJ program ranks 17th nationally and 14th among public universities.

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See the flyer for information regarding the minimum eligibility requirements.

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The article entitled, "Antecedents to Secondary-Like Psychopathy in Noninstitutionalized Youth," will appear in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology.

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The article, entitled "Digital self-harm: What to do when kids cyberbully themselves," covers recent research by Dr. Meldrum, as well as commentary from other researchers and practitioners.

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The Department Celebrates Two New PhD Graduates

We are pleased to announce that both Dr. Sara McFann and Dr. Anna Leimberg successfully defended their dissertations this week!

A video welcome to the FIU Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

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Classes will include guest lectures from corrections officials and prisoners. The Course code is CCJ 6935 RVCC Summmer C.

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Dr. Vincent Robinson Receives the President's Access and Equity Award

The award is given to a faculty member who has demonstrated efforts exceeding one’s mandated job responsibilities that promote the values of diversity and the importance of equity and inclusion at FIU.

PhD Candidate Sadhika Soor Awarded Funding from ADPCCJ

The association of doctoral programs in criminology and criminal justice awarded Sadhika Soor the funding to take two summer stats courses offered by Dr. Andrew Hayes to increase the methodological rigor of her dissertation focused on the link between adverse childhood experiences and delinquency.

Dr. Guerette will be working with the Icelandic Police Commission and the University of Akureyri in developing curriculum for their police training programs related to the analysis and prevention of cyber-based crime.

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The study, entitled "Exploring Multiple-Perpetrator Stalking: Victim Consequences of Solo and Multiple Stalkers," was recently published in the journal Victims & Offenders.

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On March 30, USAID held the launch event for the FIU-coordinated Higher Education Component of USAID’s Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure in Ukraine Program. The hybrid live event for invited Ukrainian press included the announcement of the 14 universities in Ukraine that were selected out of 29 leading Ukrainian higher education institutions that applied to participate in the three-year program.

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The two-year grant will fund the new Community Prosecutor Researcher Project housed at the Center for the Administration of Justice.

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Congratulations to Drs. Flexon, Guerette, and Meldrum

Dr. Jamie Flexon, Dr. Rob Guerette, and Dr. Ryan Meldrum were each promoted to Full Professor today by FIU President Mark Rosenberg.