There’s no place like home. That rings true for lifelong Lebanon resident, Hannah Harrill. After high school, she chose Ozarks Technical Community College in Lebanon for her associate's degree. “I then chose Missouri State because it was the natural choice after having completed my associate's through OTC. The transition was seamless.” Affordable and convenient That … [Read more...] about Earning her degree where she plans to work
Dr. David Mitchell, professor of economics and director of the Bureau of Economic Research at Missouri State University, conducted a study to determine the economic costs and benefits of the proposed Raise the Age Legislation in Missouri. The Show Me State is one of five states where 17-year-olds are automatically treated as adults in the criminal justice system, along with … [Read more...] about What is the potential economic impact of Raise the Age Legislation?
Unlike regular courts, veterans treatment courts deal only with former members of the U.S. military who have committed crimes. The courts focus on treatment and counseling instead of punishment. Dr. Julie Baldwin, assistant professor of criminology, studies the practices of veterans courts to find what works to reduce veteran crime. “The goal is to treat the cause of the … [Read more...] about Prosecution, defense working together for those who have served
Connections among theory, research, and practice are the heart and soul of criminology. This book offers a comprehensive and balanced introduction to criminology, demonstrating the value of understanding the relationships between criminological theory, research, and practice in the study of crime and criminal behavior. Utilizing a range of case studies and thought-provoking … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Aida Hass on the publication of “Criminology Connecting Theory, Research and Practice”
Paula RectorSenior InstructorCriminology Paula Rector, senior instructor in Criminology and Criminal Justice, was recently interviewed by KOLR10. This was part of the television stations series about domestic violence in the Ozarks. Paula is also is a board member for Harmony House. For the full interview please go … [Read more...] about Paula Rector interviewed by KOLR10