Association of Doctoral Programs in Criminology & Criminal Justice
2017 Annual Conference of Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS) is a chance to move beyond the "Sociological Imagination" to "Sociological Creativity." Not just "papers," conference organizers seek innovation and creativity in content and presentation form. Posters submissions are welcomed that highlight research, applied student projects, information about community based resources and activities, and more.
Deadline for Paper Submission: May 15, 2017
The Division of International Criminology (DIC) of the American Society of Criminology (ASC) conducts a student paper competition each year. This year we are accepting submissions from students enrolled in Master's or doctoral programs, studying subjects related to international crime and justice. The paper topics must be related to international or comparative criminology or criminal justice.
Deadline for Paper Submission: June 1, 2017
The Association of Doctoral Programs in Criminology and Criminal Justice announces support for professional development for doctoral students. Examples of professional development include: participation in an ICPSR workshop, attendance at a specialized workshop that focuses on a particular kind of software or statistical analysis, acquisition of and training in a data set or a similar activity.
Save the Date: June 4th - June 6th, 2017
The Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice and Criminology invites submissions for a special issue entitled "Technocrime Research at the Margins." JQCJC seeks manuscripts focusing on qualitative examinations of technocrime (or "cybercrime") and crime control issues to help alleviate the dizziness induced by our computer-mediated times.
The Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice is currently soliciting manuscripts for a special issue on Understanding and Countering Violent Extremism. Primary consideration will be given to submissions that feature original, innovative, and empirical work.
Dr. W. Wes Johnson, Professor and Doctoral Program Director at the School of Criminal Justice, University of Southern Mississippi, has been selected at the Editor of Corrections: Policy, Practice and Research by the ACJS Corrections Section. Anyone interested in serving on the Editorial Board and/or as a manuscript reviewer should contact Dr. Johnson immediately. Dr. Johnson is also accepting articles now for review.
For more information contact
Dr. W. Wes Johnson
A resolution passed by the Council on Graduate Programs specifies that individuals who've applied to graduate programs have until April 15th to accept/decline offers of admission.
The NIJ Research Assistantship Program (RAP) is designed to support criminal justice research and to provide highly qualified doctoral students with practical and applied research experience. NIJ provides funds to participating universities to pay salaries and other costs associated with research assistants who work on NIJ research activities.
The Association of Doctoral Programs in Criminology and Criminal Justice is comprised of universities and colleges offering the doctorate in criminal justice, criminology, and related areas of study. Membership is by invitation, and is open to any program that either currently offers the doctorate or is in some stage of developing such a program. The members meet annually (in conjunction with the meetings of the American Society of Criminology), conduct an annual survey of doctoral program activities, and work to advance the interests of advanced study of crime and justice.
The purpose of this website is to assist potential students and faculty who wish to investigate the various programs offering crime and justice related doctoral degrees.
This site provides news of interest about activities of the members and the association and links to each of the members' program website, providing more detailed information about members' programs.