The Center for Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies

Department of Sociology

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, The University of Iowa


Mission: The Center for Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies is a forum for research and graduate training in the areas of crime, law, mental health, corrections, and social control.  To obtain these objectives, the Center has two major features:

NSF Symposium on Gender, Race, and Sentencing (Sept. 10-11, 2009)


For undergraduate sociology majors: Internship in Criminal Justice and Corrections (34:148)    

Research Highlights

1930 Bank Suspensions and Contemporary Suicide Rates

Summer Employment and Teen Suicidality



Celesta Albonetti cv          Matthew Boswell cv         Ana Campos-Holland cv  

   Khirin Carter                     Samantha Cumley cv          Karen Heimer cv 

    Phil Levchak cv               Ken Sanchagrin               Karletta White  



Director: Celesta Albonetti can be reached at