Study Sheds Light on How the Justice System Can Affect Physical, Mental Health
New research from NC State sociologist April Fernandes finds that being convicted of a crime is associated with a decline in health, even if there’s no jail time.
Student of the Month: Kathleen Miller
Meet Kathleen Miller, our student of the month. She's a senior with a major in political science and minor in criminology. Her experience includes being a chancellor's liaison, National Pan-Hellenic Council vice president, CHASS-MAS president, Dance Visions president and treasurer, and an NC State orientation leader. Miller plans to attend law school.
Murderers Who Killed During Robberies More Likely to Return to Crime When Paroled
Murderers who committed homicide during robberies are more likely to commit crimes again when they are paroled, compared to murderers who committed homicide under other circumstances, according to research from North Carolina State University and Harvard University.
Site Highlights NC State Student Leaders’ Legacies
CHASS has a long history of fostering student leadership. That legacy is chronicled in a website created by NC State Libraries that uses oral histories, documents, photos and videos to share the experiences of more than 130 of the university's top former student leaders.
Foot Bones Allow Researchers To Determine Sex of Skeletal Remains
Law enforcement officials who are tasked with identifying a body based on partial skeletal remains have a new tool at their disposal. A paper recently published in the Journal of Forensic Sciences by Sheena Harris (MA, Anthropology '09) and Associate Professor of Anthropology Troy Case details how to determine the biological sex of skeletal remains based solely on measurements of the seven tarsal bones in the feet.
Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni: Tony Caravano
As Deputy State Director for US Senator Kay Hagan, Tony Caravano (Criminology ‘04) called on the skills he honed as a Humanities and Social Sciences major.
CHASS Student of the Month – March 2009
Christina Scarano, March 2009 CHASS Student of the Month
CHASS Student of the Month – January 2009
Chel Douglass, January 2009 CHASS Student of the Month
CHASS Student of the Month – March 2008
Michelle Casper, March 2008 CHASS Student of the Month
CHASS Student of the Month – December 2007
Stephanie Kennerley, December 2007 CHASS Student of the Month.