Criminal Justice Studies is pleased to welcome two new faculty to the program. Dr. Boyd joins the Department of Political Science and will be teaching POLS 3600 and POLS 4740. Dr. Shannon joins the Department of Sociology and teaches Criminology.

On April 5th 2013 Criminal Justice Studies recognized its graduates with our 16th Annual Graduation and Awards Banquet. Catered by Trumps and held in the old Georgian Hotel building over one hundred students with their families and guests were in attendance.

Dr Vining and Dr Wilhelm, CJ associated faculty in the the Department of Political Science of the School of Public and International Affairs, have, effective 1 July 2013, been promoted from Assistant to Associate Professor and awarded tenure.

John Hagan is the John D. MacArthur Professor of Sociology and Law at Northwestern University and Co-director of the Center on Law & Globalization at the American Bar Foundation in Chicago. He gave this year's Susette M.