Dr. Deb White receives Woman of Worth Award

Dr. Deb White, Professor in Sociology & Criminal Justice Department, receives the 2023 Woman of Worth award at this year’s FM International Women’s Day hosted by Nyamal Dei, Founder of Kondial Kel International. The recognition reads: “We, the Governing body of Kondial Kel International organization, hereby recognize you as a Woman of Worth. You know your worth and you understand […]

MSUM professor, Dille lecturer Joel Powell Dahlquist to speak on ‘Police Violence and the Puzzle of Compliance’

Wednesday, Oct. 12 | 4:15 p.m. | Langseth Hall 118 Joel Powell Dahlquist, a professor of sociology and criminal justice at Minnesota State University Moorhead, will present a free public lecture titled “Police Violence and the Puzzle of Compliance” on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 4:15 p.m. in MSUM’s Langseth Hall room 118.   Dahlquist’s presentation is an honor given as the […]

MSUM opens applications for new graduate program in Criminal Justice

Minnesota State University Moorhead is now accepting applications for its new master of arts in criminal justice. The first cohort will start classes in spring 2023. Market demand and a solid foundation in its well-established undergraduate criminal justice program prompted the addition of the new graduate degree. It will be offered through Online Plus, meaning students can choose classes in […]

Dr. Jan Fiola, retired Professor of Sociology, passes away

Jan Fiola, Professor of Sociology at MSUM from 1996 – 2010, passed away on May 15, 2021, after a long illness. Dr. Fiola taught a variety of courses including Dominant-Subordinate Group Relations, Introduction to Sociology, Latin American Issues, Population, Social Movements, and Urban Sociology. She also organized study abroad trips to Peru and Brazil. An obituary is attached.

Shark Tank Open Grant Brings Artificial Intelligence Course to Criminal Justice

Dr. Katie Richardson Jens, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, and two colleagues from the Department of Criminal Justice at St. Cloud State University (SCSU) Drs. Lindsey Vigesaa and Mary Clifford, were awarded a Minnesota State Shark Tank Open grant of $23,272 for their project: “Interdisciplinary Applications of Artificial Intelligence Emphasizing Public Safety: A Multi Campus Collaboration to Develop and […]