Announcements in the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies


Professor Jackson receives the President's Excellence in Scholarship Award

Patrick Jackson, Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies, has received the President's Excellence in Scholarship Award. It is bestowed "In recognition of the critical links between active engagement in scholarship and excellence in teaching." The President’s Award serves "to recognize faculty who exemplify the teacher-scholar model in their professional development at Sonoma State." It is accompanied by a stipend to support the awardee's research.


Information about the commence proceedings is available at this link.

CCJS Department Lecture Series

The CCJS lecture series (CCJS 399) is happening this Spring and again in the Fall. The class Facebook page is at

Studies of Interest
  • Salaries of Protective Service Workers, for those in CCJS interested in those types of jobs. For the many other jobs in CCJS see below or elsewhere.Link here.
  • PEW Labor Study, February 2012 Young, Underemployed and Optimistic: Coming of Age, Slowly, in a Tough Economy. A recent study of the employment situation, which compares what it was and is like for parents and young adults, respectively. Download
  • The Value of College Degrees What is the value of a college degree? Here's a statistical answer from Georgetown University Take this link now and take the link to Social Sciences, then look under "Criminology."
  • Occupational Employment Statistics

    Conduct your own search of different occupations and locations: click here.

For more discussion of contemporary issues see the Pacific Crime Blog or the Redwood Highway via the link to "Criminal Justice Resources" on the left.