Penn State Penn State: College of the Liberal Arts
Penn State Penn State: College of the Liberal Arts

Criminology Research

Criminology Research
Faculty members and students are conducting research on a wide range of topics in criminology, including: justice system decision making (such as sentencing); relations of gender, race, and age to crime; violence and victimization; violence and mental disorder, criminal careers; organized crime; deterrence; communities and crime; juvenile delinquency; and evaluation of programs and policies in the justice system.

Faculty and student research has been or is supported by funding from the National Institute of Justice, the National Institutes of Health, The Ford Foundation, the Fulbright program, the National Science Foundation, the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing, the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.