Criminology, Law and Society

The PhD program in Criminology, Law and Society produces top academic scholars and leaders in policy and applied settings. Students pursue a rigorous course of study that prepares them to conduct high quality research, teach, develop and evaluate justice policies and practices, and lead programs and agencies designed to administer law, deliver justice, reduce crime, and enhance domestic security. They learn cutting-edge social science methods and data analysis skills and collaborate on projects that advance knowledge in the social sciences and help make the criminal justice system fairer and more effective. 

Higher Education

Our graduates have contributed to higher education literature through dissertations related to teaching and learning in their disciplines as well as to administrative and academic leadership research.

History and Art History