Recent News

November 26, 2019


Ohio's recidivism rate has fallen by 20% over the past decade. Paul Bellair, the Director of the Criminal Justice Research Center at Ohio State, explains the life factors that contribute…

August 19, 2019

Professor Randy Roth, CJRC affiliate, co-director and one of the founders of the Historical Violence Database which is maintined at the Criminal Justice Research Center was recently featured in…

May 30, 2019

Paul Bellair, professor of sociology, has been named director of the Criminal Justice Research Center, effective June 1, 2019, through June 20, 2023, pending approval by the Board of Trustees.…

May 29, 2019

Dr. Ryan King, professor of sociology and Associate Director of the Criminal Justice Research Center (CJRC), has been named chair of the Department of Sociology, effective June 1, 2019  for a term…

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Amy Farrell
Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University
Mei-Po Kwan
Professor of Geography at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Debbie Flower-Smith
Administrative Associate, Criminal Justice Research Center
Christin Carotta
Postdoctoral Fellow at Michigan State University