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March 11, 2020

 

Due to the current public health declarations, all Criminal Justice Research Center events have been either cancelled or postponed.  Please check back for updates.

March 10, 2020

We regret to announce that due to the Ohio State University's most recent decisions and recommendations pertaining to COVID-19, that the Criminal Justice Research Center will be canceling this…

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…

May 14, 2019

Dr. C. Ron Huff, passed away on March 31, 2019 after battling pancreatic cancer. A long-time professor in Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California, Irvine and at the John Glenn…

April 29, 2019

The Ohio State University lead by Rebecca Jackson and colleagues have been awarded a $65.9M NIH grant to address the opioid crisis in Ohio. US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II…

April 25, 2019

Twenty-five years after they participated in one of the world’s most atrocious instances of mass violence, their experiences in Rwanda show that peace and reconciliation are possible. What happens…