School of Criminology & Criminal Justice
MANY TEENS ARE DIGITAL DATING ABUSE VICTIMS; BOYS GET THE BRUNT OF IT
February 14, 2020
With February being Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, new research is illuminating how this problem is manifesting online.
One Play Taught 700+ People How to Spot Human Trafficking
February 12, 2020
On Sunday, February 9, 2020, more than 700 people attended one of two performances of “Only One”, the play on human sex trafficking written by senior Criminal Justice student Abigail Howard.
FAU PRESENTS ‘ONLY ONE’ PLAY ABOUT SEX TRAFFICKING
February 07, 2020
Florida Atlantic University’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice in the College for Design and Social Inquiry, along with the Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative in Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and...
FAU AND GSU PARTNER TO HELP FAMILIES AFFECTED BY ADDICTION
January 10, 2020
This regional partnership will establish projects to increase well-being, improve permanency, and enhance the safety of children who are in, or at risk of an out-of-home placement as a result of a parent's or caregiver's...
In Our Voices: Lived Experiences of Mothers with Substance Use
December 20, 2019
Dr. Heather Howard and Dr. Marianna Colvin recently presented a PhotoVoice study which seeks to implement positive social change through the use of participants’ voices and documentary-style photographs.
Sharing Anti-Bullying Research on the Capitol Steps
November 19, 2019
Dr. Sameer Hinduja was asked by the State of Pennsylvania to share his research on empathy, resilience, and school climate with Senators, Representatives, and other dignitaries in the State Capitol Rotunda in late October.
2019 Woman of Distinction
November 19, 2019
Abigail Howard, Criminal Justice undergraduate student, was recently named a 2019 Woman of Distinction by Soroptimist International for her work to combat human trafficking.
‘Invisible’ Documentary Screening Recap
November 19, 2019
Did you know that Florida ranks 3rd in the nation for reported cases of human trafficking?
MSCCJ Professional Development Series
October 24, 2019
Drs. Gabriel Cesar, Vaughn Crichlow, Lisa Dario, and MSCCJ Program Coordinator Dr. Cassandra Atkin-Plunk hosted the first MSCCJ Professional Development Series event of the semester: “Thrive not Survive: Tips and Tricks...
FAU tackles opioid addiction epidemic with research group
August 27, 2019
Opioid overdoses claimed the lives of over 60,000 Americans in 2016 alone, and FAU researchers want to lower that number.