criminology criminology  /ˌkrɪ mɪ ˈnɑ lə dʒi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the scientific study of crime and criminal behavior and law enforcement

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Perhaps most significant of all, Vollmer established a school of criminology on the Berkeley campus in 1916, and he sent his men to it.
  2. Across the country more universities are adding forensics classes to their criminology programs.
  3. Few criminology textbooks go to print without elaborate coverage of Lombroso's folly, a reminder to students that nurture, not nature, is responsible for criminal behavior.

News

  1. YPSILANTI: EMU senior Brooke O'Neil wins first O'Dell Scholarship

    YPSILANTI - Brooke O'Neil, a senior studying criminology at Eastern Michigan University, was waiting for one of her classes to start when she opened an email saying she had won the $4,000 Greg O'Dell Criminal Justice Scholarship.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Ypsilanti Courier

  2. College Notes

    * Matt Scott of Westerville graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's degree in criminology and a minor in safety science.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: This Week Westerville

  3. YPISLANTI: EMU senior Brooke O'Neil wins first O'Dell Scholarship

    YPSILANTI - Brooke O'Neil, a senior studying criminology at Eastern Michigan University, was waiting for one of her classes to start when she opened an email saying she had won the $4,000 Greg O'Dell Criminal Justice Scholarship.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Ypsilanti Courier

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Quotes

  1. "All we do is give them a master's degree in criminology," Obama said.
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. Rachel says that "after ripping like a tornado through one of Canada's most liberal universities [sciences, then criminology]" she moved on to a broadcast journalism degree, then formal political journalism training in Washington, DC.
    on Jan 31, 2008 By: Rachel Marsden Source: American Chronicle

  3. Diane Lane explains why she wanted to play a criminologist in Untraceable:"I find the whole criminology aspect of my character really fun. And I'm a student of psychology as much as I can be, and sociology. So I found that interesting that you have...
    on May 13, 2008 By: Diane Lane Source: KBS Radio

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