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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  • Robert Peacock receives ACJS award

    Doctoral graduate Robert Peacock was awarded the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ Michael C. Braswell / Routledge Outstanding Dissertation Award for his dissertation, Applying Tyler’s Process-based Model of Legitimacy... More

  • Undergraduate Student Spotlight: Natalie Hix

    Natalie Hix is a senior at Michigan State University dual majoring in Criminal Justice and Middle East Studies who hopes to work in the field of counterterrorism after graduation.... More

  • Congratulations 2019 Spring Graduates!

    The School of Criminal Justice would like to congratulate our Spring 2019 graduates and welcome them into the Criminal Justice alumni community! We wish them all the best in... More

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Upcoming Events

  • Tournament of Friendship

    July 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.

    The Tournament of Friendship golf outing is held on July 19, 2019 at the Wheatfield Valley Golf Course in... More

  • School of Staff and Command 2020

    January 1, 2020, 8:00 a.m.

    January 1 – June 12, 2020 This Michigan focused 400-hour problem-based course is learner driven through utilization of relevant,... More

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Carole Gibbs

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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