The Penn State Criminal Justice Research Center (CJRC) is housed within the College of the Liberal Arts and was established in 2009. The CJRC Advisory Board was reconstituted in 2017 and features 13 members consisting of agency research representatives, alumni representatives, and external and internal academic administrators.
The board meets once a year to provide feedback for Center strategic planning, communicate CJRC initiatives and research to outside stakeholders, strengthen existing collaborations, provide access for future research, data sharing, and funding opportunities, assistance in project proposal evaluations, and widen CJRC impact.
College of the Liberal Arts Associate Dean for Research, Distinguished Research Professor
Director, Social Science Research Institute (SSRI)
Professor, Biobehavioral Health
Head of the Department of Sociology and Criminology
Professor of Sociology & Demography
Liberal Arts Professor of Sociology and Criminology, Center Director from July 2017 to June 2021
Director, The Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center
Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Health
Consortium on Substance Use and Addiction
Professor of Sociology and Chicano/Latino Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
CJRC - Abington - Faculty Lead
Commonwealth Campus Representative on Advisory Board
Criminal Justice Research Center Postdoctoral Scholar Alumni