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405-7 Cooper Street
Camden, NJ 08102-1521

Phone: 856-225-6470
Fax: 856-225-6435


Chairperson:
Drew Humphries, Professor of Criminal Justice
Director of Graduate Program in Criminal Justice:
Michelle Meloy, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Coordinator, Off-campus Programs:
Stephanie Bush-Baskette
Departmental Secretary:
Sherry Pisacano


Please Note: Our building is entered from the campus side, through the white porch.

Student Spotlight

We R Rutgers-Camden: Armand Basualdo

Armand Basualdo"As an adult learner and transitioning veteran I have found Rutgers-Camden to be the most ideal campus of one of the most widely recognized public universities in the nation." Read more ...

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Getting Off to a Good Start

We want transfer and new students to get acclimated to life as undergraduates as quickly as possible. The transfer advising office (3rd floor College Center), your advisor (405 Cooper St.), and our department secretary, Sherry Pisacano, are here to help you get off to a good start. See Ms. Pisacano for help in finding your advisor … Read more …

Posted at 2:20 p.m. Sept. 11, 2013, in News

Welcome to Professor Laura Napolitano

This Fall (2013) Professor Laura Napolitano debuts in Sociology of Family and Methods and Techniques of Social Research. Give her a warm welcome when you see her on campus or meet her in class.

Posted at 9:18 a.m. June 28, 2013, in News

Welcome to Professor Chinyere Osuji

We welcome Professor Chinyere Osuji to the department. Fall 2013 is her first semester as an Assistant Professor. She brings a comparative perspective to sociology; her research sites include Brazil, Nigeria, and the US.

Posted at 9:17 a.m. June 28, 2013, in News

2013 Masterton Award Winners

Congratulations to this year’s Masterton Award Winners: Madison Nilsen and Armand Basualdo were given the awards at the Honor’s convocation May, 2013. Each year, the department confers the George Masterton Award (named for the department’s first chair) on graduating seniors for outstanding academic achievements, significant contribution to the department and campus, and for intellectual promise

Posted at 9:17 a.m. June 28, 2013, in News

Get Involved and Make a Difference

The Criminal Justice Organization (CJO) serves to foster fellowship among students interested in a variety of issues within the criminal justice system, while serving our surrounding community in a multitude of ways. Come and see what we are all about!  We invite any student, regardless of major to attend a CJO meeting. *”Get involved and make a difference … Read more …

Posted at 1:26 p.m. June 12, 2013, in News

UR invited to CareerQuest

CareerQuest engages students in conversations about their futures with people who have already made the transition from college to work. It is scheduled for February 15 at noontime in South ABC College Center.  Lunch is provided. For more information contact Dr. Clark at cdellclark@gmail.com.

Posted at 11 a.m. Jan. 28, 2013, in News

Featured Faculty

Dr. Katrina Hazzard-Donald Dr. Katrina Hazzard-Donald, Associate Professor of Sociology, explores African Americans’ experience and practice of the herbal healing folk belief tradition known as Hoodoo in her new book, Mojo Workin’: The Old African American Hoodoo System (University of Illinois Press: 2012. Working against conventional scholarship Hazzard-Donald argues that Hoodoo emerged first in three … Read more …

Posted at 10:40 a.m. Jan. 18, 2013, in News

Student News

RU a Masterton Award Winner? Each year, the department confers the George Masterton Award (named for the department’s first chair) on graduating seniors for outstanding academic achievements, significant contribution to the department and campus, and for intellectual promise. Let the department chair know if you’d like to be considered for this award. In addition to … Read more …

Posted at 10:40 a.m. Jan. 18, 2013, in News

New Faculty Settle In

Dr. Louis Tuthill, a criminologist, who teaching portfolio comprises theories of crime and delinquency and methods. His passion is spatial analysis and he is interested in finding like-minded students to work with him. Dr. Stephanie Bush-Baskette, another criminologist, teaches the same core classes plus ethics and policy. She also coordinates our off-campus programs at Mays … Read more …

Posted at 9:14 a.m. Jan. 16, 2013, in News

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Posted at 4:24 p.m. Aug. 24, 2012, in News