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Criminal Justice and Social Sciences

Become anything you want.

Curry’s Criminal Justice and Social Sciences Majors provide our graduates with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to be a leader in local, national, and global communities. You will gain the foundational knowledge and experiential learning opportunities to communicate and advocate effectively, protect and influence the law, and much more.

Devin Gatto, Kristy MacDougall, and Bella Shields

Three Criminal Justice Students Publish New Work on Racial Violence in the U.S.

Devin Gatto, Kristy MacDougall, and Bella Shields added the title academic author to their resumes at Curry. The three joined their professor, Dr. Jen Balboni to research and publish a new analysis of the deaths of Philandro Castile and Ahmaud Arbery that will be featured in the 2022 edition of the Encyclopedia on the History of American Racial Violence.

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FBI Agents Discuss Career Paths with CJ Students

The Criminal Justice Student Organization (CJSO) and the Criminal Justice Honor Society (Lambda Alpha) welcomed two Special Agents from the FBI in early December. Special Agent Mike Worrick is a Curry alum, having graduated in 2011, and Special Agent Karen Leck is the recruiter in the Boston FBI office.
Felicity Monfils '22 posing in the quad

Felicity Monfils ’21 Wins National Award for Work with Victims of Abuse

Criminal justice major Felicity Monfils ‘21 won the Alpha Phi Sigma Student Member Achievement Award, a national award from the criminal justice honors society. Nominated students must make an extraordinary contribution to their local chapter of the honors society, demonstrate leadership of a chapter or campus project, and have an overall record of achievement.
Gladys Flores '22 Poses with Intern of the Year Award

Internship Spotlight: Gladys Flores ’22 Excels During Experience with U.S. Department of Labor

Criminal Justice major Gladys Flores ’22 received the ultimate professional legal experience this past spring, interning as a paralegal with the U.S. Department of Labor.
Tiana Delano '20 Makes History as First Student Speaker at International Learning Disabilities Conference

Tiana Delano '20 Makes History as First Student Speaker at International Learning Disabilities Conference

As a first-year student at Curry College, Tiana Delano '20 was 'terrified' to speak in class. Yet, last month, the former psychology major made history as the first recent graduate to present on her undergraduate research at the 2020 Annual World Congress on Learning Disabilities Conference.
Sarah Izidore Poses in Front of ABA Centers of America Sign

Photo Story: Curry Students Gain Valuable Experience Through Summer Internships

Curry students were career-focused in the summer of 2022, completing internships in healthcare, business and global finance, sports, media, criminal justice, and more. Check out what our hardworking Curry students have been up to this summer!
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Criminal Justice Alumni Discuss Their College to Job Transitions

Seven recent criminal justice graduates talked about their experiences transitioning from college students to working professionals at a virtual alumni panel hosted by the Criminal Justice Honors Society.

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