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Building Global Resistance - Upcoming Panel Discussion

Join the Social Justice Initiative, Witness for Peace, and La Voz de los de Abajo with Gaspar Sanchez in a panel discussion about the importance of land in local and global struggles against racism, sexist violence, colonialism, and displacement. 

CLJ's Chico Tillman is one of Ford's 2017 Men of Courage.

The CLJ Department is proud to announce that Criminology PhD student Chico Tillman is one of Ford’s 2017 Men of Courage award recipients. The honor amplifies the accomplishments of African American men with…

UIC Great Cities Institute cited in USA Today.

A USA Today story about Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s newly announced plan to reduce Chicago violence cites findings from a January 2016 UIC Great Cities Institute report on youth joblessness in Chicago.

Associated Press Story Quotes CLJ Faculty

Associate Professor of social work, Amy Watson, was quoted in an article about the Justice Department’s findings regarding police treatment of people with a mental illness. The article was published by the Associated Press…

2015 CLJ Open House a Success

The Annual Open House on November 4, 2015 held at the Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice was a huge success!  Four panel discussions included a variety of professionals and alumni who work…

CLJ Professor's Research and Book Featured in UIC News.

UIC professor John Hagedorn’s research and new book connects the mafia in Chicago with street gangs and explores the history of gangs and violence. See the story featured in UIC news.

In memorium

Dr. Richard H. Ward, Associate Vice President for Special Programs and Sponsored Research at the University of New Haven, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 17th. Dr. Ward served as Associate Chancellor for…

Crain’s Chicago Business Interviews LAS Professor Beth Richie

Crain’s Chicago Business interviewed Beth Richie, director of the UIC Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, about her appointment to a National Football League expert panel addressing issues of domestic violence and sexual…

UIC News: LAS Policy Expert Named to NFL’s Violence Panel

Beth Richie, director of the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has been named a senior adviser to the National Football League’s policy group addressing domestic violence and…

LAS Student, UIC Flames Soccer Star Profiled on DNAinfo.com

LAS student and UIC Flames soccer star, Jesus Torres, is profiled in a new article on DNAinfo.com Chicago. The feature details Torres’s journey to the United States across the US/Mexico border and his lifelong passion…

CBS 2 Chicago News Interviews LAS Professor Dennis Rosenbaum

In an interview with CBS 2 Chicago, Dennis Rosenbaum, UIC professor of criminology, law and justice, says that despite the recent media coverage of Chicago violence that crime rates in the city have decreased…

NPR Quotes Criminology Professor in News Report

UIC Professor Dennis Rosenbaum, of the Department of Criminology, Law and Justice, is interviewed as part of an NPR report on the 2013 drop in homicide rates in major cities across the United States. Listen to…

Criminology Professor Interviewed in Fox News Report

Comments by Professor of Criminology, Law and Justice Dennis Rosenbaum are part of a recent Fox News Channel report on the decrease in homicide rates in many major cities during 2013.Watch the report here.

Professor of CLJ Featured in MSN Article

In a MSN Real Estate article on the qualities of strong neighborhoods, Dennis Rosenbaum, UIC professor of criminology, law and justice, addresses the community’s role in preventing crime.