SCCJ Celebrates 50 Years!

Thank you to all who were able to attend and make our 50th anniversary celebration a success! Without our robust alumni community, we would not be able to provide our current students with such a rich and rewarding collegiate experience. Please visit the gallery below to see how we marked our first 50 years in the criminal justice field.

Doctoral Candidate Steven Zane wins Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Research

Doctoral Candidate Steven Zane has been awarded the 2018 Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Research. The Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Research recipients have shown their ability to conduct high-level research and make contributions to the scholarly literature in their field. “As a research assistant on the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study, led by his advisor, Professor…
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Alumna’s Latest Mission: Gather Key Intel for Military in Afghanistan

Northeastern alumna, Army 1st Lieutenant Lauren Mitchell is about to begin her second tour of duty as an Army intelligence officer in Afghanistan, where she will provide Special Forces with the information they need to carry out precision missions. With the help of Northeastern’s co-op program, she landed internships with the Coast Guard Investigative Service and…
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Professor Fox & Doctoral Student Emma Fridel Analyze School Shootings

Professor James Alan Fox & doctoral student Emma Fridel recently shared their new findings on school gun violence with News at Northeastern. In the article, they analyzed data collected by USA Today, the FBI’s Supplementary Homicide Report, Congressional Research Service, Gun Violence Archive, Stanford Geospatial Center and Stanford Libraries, Mother Jones, Everytown for Gun Safety, and…
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Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study

Undergraduate student Nicole Dill, doctoral candidate Steven Zane, and Professor Brandon Welsh publish new findings from the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study project. Published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology, the article examines the historical influences on the study’s innovative research design. Begun in 1939, the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study (CSYS) is recognized as the first delinquency prevention experiment and the…
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Jean Egan

As Senior Co-op Coordinator and Faculty member, Jean Egan has delivered outstanding service to the SCCJ students, faculty, staff, and alumni of our program for more than 40 years. She is adored by our undergraduate students who consistently state that Jean is a highly-influential early career mentor. 

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Mayura Ludhani Jaisinghani


I chose to attend Northeastern University because I was attracted by the many opportunities it offers to students. This includes the co-op program, and study abroad of all kinds.

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