SCCJ Mission Statement

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice prepares students for professional and research careers in criminal justice, criminology and related fields by applying multidisciplinary and comparative social science to understand, predict and explain crime and contribute to the development of public policy within urban communities. Using an active learning approach, the School seeks to develop its students intellectually and ethically, while providing them with a keen appreciation for the complexities of crime, and public and private efforts to make communities safer and ensure justice.

Amy Farrell

It is with great pleasure the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice announces Amy Farrell as the winner of the American Society of Criminology’s Mentor of the Year Award.

Carlos Monteiro

It is our great pleasure to announce Carlos Monteiro as a recipient of the Spring 2015 Dissertation Completion Fellowship.

Upcoming Events

View All Events >>

03/14/2015

Graduate Programs Open House-March 14

Attend Northeastern’s Graduate Programs Open House. Faculty and administrative representatives will be available for all graduate programs.

View Event >>

02/19/2015

Faculty Works-in-Progress: Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland

Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland, Distinguished Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice, College of Social Sciences and Humanities; “The Third Branch of Government.  Is it Truly Equal and Independent?”

View Event >>