Crime & Justice Studies

Courage for the future

Brianna Brown, a senior majoring in crime and justice studies at Wright State, hopes to work with the FBI or help juveniles in the criminal justice system. Continue reading

Wright State professor talks about increase in female inmates

Karen Lahm, director of crime and justice studies at Wright State University, discussed the increase of female inmates in the Greene County jail with WHIO News Center 7. Watch Lahm’s interview. Read the report from WHIO.

Wright State police officer receives state service award

The hits keep coming for Wright State University police officer Kurt Holden. Continue reading

CLASS action

College of Liberal Arts launches Center for Liberal Arts Student Success
Wayne Stark and Becca Salay talking

The new Center for Liberal Arts Student Success (CLASS) combines advising, faculty/student relationship-building, peer mentoring and career counseling. Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts recognizes community partners at internship celebration

Alexandria Gray with poster presentation

The College of Liberal Arts holds celebration recognizing the successful relationship of students and business partners through internship experiences. Continue reading

Wright State offering policing and investigation minor

crime scene tape

Crime and Justice Studies Program’s policing and investigative studies minor emphasizes historical and cross-cultural perspectives, social justice, ethics and effects of court decisions. Continue reading

Prison prism

Wright State’s Karen Lahm warns of violent behavior among female inmates
Karen Lahm in her office

Sociology professor Karen Lahm has spent her career studying prisons and their populations and most recently researched female inmate misconduct. Continue reading

A servant and a scholar

Wright State promotes David Finnie to chief of police

New Chief of Police David Finnie brings a wealth of experience gathered over a 25-year career in university law enforcement. Continue reading

Fillion signs with professional team in Holland

Emilie Fillion, who completed her playing career for the Wright State women’s soccer team this past fall, has signed a professional contract with FC Twente of the Dutch Premier League. Continue reading

Brilliance lost

An essay by David A. Petreman, professor of Spanish language and Latin American literature

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments… Continue reading