Department of Criminal Justice Undergraduate Research Symposium
The Department of Criminal Justice Undergraduate Research Symposium provides criminal justice majors and minors with an opportunity to showcase research and lessons learned from internships and other experiential learning activities. Students are invited to present alone or in a group, and to discuss works in progress or completed projects, including a paper for a class.
Offered every-other year, the next CJUS Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held in the Spring 2024 semester.
The 2022 Symposium presenters:
- Julius Mitchell, Learning the Ropes: Data Collection & Background Research (Dr. Henry)
- Mackenzie Lewis, Murder in Indiana, or Not (Dr. Sandys)
- Noah Moenning, Reducing the Criminalization of Homelessness (Dr. Northcutt Bohmert)
- Caroline Jackson, Media Coverage of Indigent Defendants (Dr. Sandys)
- Kate Reifenberg, Juvenile Gun Offenders & Project LIFE (Dr. Hipple)
- Rea Suri, Do Body-Worn Cameras Really Help? (Dr. Brauer)
- Anna Engel, Criminal Liability, Prosecutorial Decisions, & the Felony Murder Rule in Cook County, IL (Dr. Brauer)