Sociology and Criminal Justice students present research today

Today, 34 students from the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice will present research posters in CMU Ballroom A/B from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. and 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. These posters represent research that students completed in SOC 351: Quantitative Methods. Members of the campus community are encouraged to attend and provide feedback to students on their research. Listed below […]

Sweat lodge to be built on campus

A sweat lodge is being built on campus in honor of American Indian Heritage Month. Please donate any old blankets you have. These will be used to cover the structure of the lodge. You can drop them off for Karen Branden at the Sociology and Criminal Justice Department located on the second floor of Lommen Hall. If you want the […]

A ride-along with the Minnesota Corrections Agent of the Year, who keeps tabs on high-risk offenders

MSUM criminal justice alum is named Minnesota Corrections Agent of the Year. By: Mike Nowatzki, INFORUM MOORHEAD – When Mike Schommer visits his “clients,” he’s not making a sales call or pitching a new product. As an intensive supervised release (ISR) agent for the Minnesota Department of Corrections. Schommer’s clientele consists of convicted murderers, rapists and other high-risk offenders who, […]

Faculty-student research presented at 18th Annual Qualitative Research Conference

Sociology and political science student, Tyler C. Anderson, senior, and Dr. Lee Garth Vigilant, Sociology & Criminal Justice, presented a paper at the 18th Annual Qualitative Research Conference at the University of St. Thomas on June 15. The paper’s title was “Try To See It My Way:” Interpretive Dilemmas in Insider/Outsider Team Research (Reading “Gender Control” into Data from a […]