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John Thrasher
Florida State University President Emeritus John Thrasher has joined the College of Criminology & Criminal Justice as a faculty affiliate. President Thrasher retired this August, after serving as Florida State University’s 15th president for seven years.  
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Dean Blomberg was a recent guest on the podcast College Knowledge. In the episode, Criminology: Beyond Criminal Justice - A discussion with Dr. Tom Blomberg of FSU, Dean Blomberg discusses how the field of Criminology goes far beyond Criminal Justice and working in law enforcement. Dr. Blomberg explains how the research, analytics and data gathered by criminologists are being used to make the world a safer place.  To listen to the full interview click here. 
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College of Criminology & Criminal Justice Dean Thomas G. Blomberg will be a main presenter at this year’s Justice Research and Statistics Association Fall Criminal Justice Series. Dean Blomberg will be presenting a session on translational criminology and politics.
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Criminology Internship Fair  Join Us: Thursday, October 28 Noon – 4:00 p.m. SSB | Rm. 203Business casual attire preferred, but not required If you are thinking of interning anytime in the next year, don’t miss out on this opportunity to meet representatives from agencies encompassing private, public, and non profit sectors. Questions: Contact Internship Director Katie Dean Moore.
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Brian M. Stephens, co-director of the College’s Policing, Security Technology, and Private Security Research and Policy Institute, was appointed by Teneo as a Senior Managing Director with its Security Risk Advisory business segment.
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A National Institutes of Health grant totaling $490,436 was recently awarded to three professors from the College's Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research. This grant will fund a three-year study, “The Individual, Situational, and Contextual Risk Factors for Violent Firearm Injury and Firearm Homicide: A Comparative, Policy-Focused Approach,” conducted by Drs.
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The Florida State University College of Criminology & Criminal Justice is pleased to announce the establishment of the Policing, Security Technology, and Private Security Research & Policy Institute.
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A National Science Foundation grant totaling $236,985 was recently awarded to the College's Hate Crime Research and Policy Institute.
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The College is pleased to announce that Dr. Ted Chiricos, William Julius Wilson Professor Emeritus of Criminology, has recently been named a Fellow of the American Society of Criminology (ASC).
2021 FSU Faculty Award Winners
College of Criminology & Criminal Justice Associate Professor Jillian Turanovic and Mark C. Stafford Professor of Criminology Daniel Mears were recently honored by the University with faculty awards.