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criminology

kri mi no luh jee

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

  • Perhaps most significant of all, Vollmer established a school of criminology on the Berkeley campus in 1916, and he sent his men to it.
  • Across the country more universities are adding forensics classes to their criminology programs.
  • 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 & Articles

  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - Ypsilanti Courier
  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - This Week Westerville
  • 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.
    June 9, 2013 - Ypsilanti Courier
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in FOXNews
    All we do is give them a master's degree in criminology,Obama said.
  • Rachel Marsden in American Chronicle
    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.
  • Diane Lane in KBS Radio
    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...

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