Dr. Eric Wish, the director of CESAR, University of Maryland’s Center for Substance Abuse Research, has a career spanning virtually the entire modern history of drugs in America—and that’s why synthetic cannabinoids have him so worried.
An article co-authored by Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Maryland Dr. Brian Johnson was recently published in the European Journal of Criminology titled "Expanding the scope of sentencing research: Determinants of juvenile and adult punishment in the Netherlands." The article was co-authored with three other criminologists, Hide Wermick, Paul Nieuwbeerta, and Jan W. de Keijser of Leidan University in the Netherlands.
Professor Peter Reuter was recently awarded the Distinguished Scholar Award for 2015 by the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology in Washington.
Drs. John Laub and James Lynch received the 2015 Herbert Bloch award last night, November 19, 2015, at the American Society of Criminology (ASC) Conference in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes outstanding service contributions to the ASC and to the professional interests of criminology.
CCJS students at the Shady Grove campus were recently awarded scholarships this fall. The awards were presented at a luncheon to celebrate!
The Shady Grove CCJS Program recently co-hosted a civic engagement event at the Shady Grove campus. Alezandra Russell, the founder and president of the human trafficking non-profit Urban Light, was the keynote speaker for the evening. Participants were encouraged to donate first aid supplies to the Urban Light Youth Center to help the lives of boys who work in Thailand's red light district.