MSU Criminal Justice

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The School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University combines a legacy of leadership in criminal justice with cutting-edge research and education programs addressing the most pressing problems facing society. Whether you are a current or prospective student, a potential research collaborator, a proud alum, or a professional seeking to address a real-world problem, we invite you to learn more about these exciting research, education, and engagement activities.

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  • Faculty Spotlight Series: Karen Holt

    Welcome to the Faculty Spotlight Series, where we will introduce you to a member of the School of Criminal Justice Faculty on a monthly basis. Our first spotlight is... More

  • School of Criminal Justice Raids Crosstown Showdown

    The annual Crosstown Showdown in between the Lansing Lugnuts and MSU Spartans, took place on Tuesday, September 4th, and the School of Criminal Justice was in attendance to cheer... More

  • Introducing Julie Krupa

    Join us in welcoming the newest addition to the Criminal Justice team – Post Doctoral Research Associate Julie Krupa! Born and raised in Michigan, naturally Julie chose to attend... More

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Upcoming Events

  • 2018 Police Executive Development Series

    October 23, 2018, 9:00 a.m.

    Time of Crisis in the Changing World of Social Media This two-day (October 23rd and 24th) training is designed... More

  • School of Staff and Command

    January 28, 2019, 8:00 a.m.

    January 28 – June 14, 2019 This Michigan focused 400-hour problem-based course is learner driven through utilization of relevant,... More

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Faculty Profile

Carole Gibbs

Carole Gibbs is an Associate Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State. Her research interests include white-collar and corporate crime ...

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