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
- The Colloquium Series on crime, law, and social
control allows affiliates and outside speakers to present their ongoing
research. This offers a forum for dialogue and feedback on research issues.
Click on the "Events" link to read about past and upcoming events.
The Graduate Training Program helps train
graduate students by providing funding for travel to ABD students,
and collaborative research projects between faculty and graduate students.
In addition, the Center provides students with an environment conducive to
study, including quiet office space and excellent computing resources.
NSF Symposium on Gender,
Race, and Sentencing (Sept. 10-11, 2009)
For undergraduate sociology majors:
Internship in Criminal Justice and Corrections (34:148)
Students have been placed with several criminal justice agencies in
Iowa, including the Iowa City Police Department, Johnson County
Courthouse, and the Johnson County Department of Corrections (Hope
House) in Coralville. Students must apply, be accepted into the
program, and arrange a placement before registering for course credit.
Interested students should complete and return the
application to Professor Celesta Albonetti (firstname.lastname@example.org)
no later than July 15th for the Fall semester, December 15th for the
Spring semester, and May 1st for the 8-week summer
A GPA of 2.3, junior standing, complete a course like Criminology
(34:040), and be a sociology major
Students provide the host agency 40 hours of work for each credit hour,
and up to 5 credits can be taken at a time. Students must behave in a
professional manner so host agencies will have our students back in the
future. The host supervisor completes an evaluation of each student's
performance, and students write a log of their activities and a paper
that interprets their experiences using a sociological perspective.
Bank Suspensions and Contemporary Suicide Rates
Summer Employment and
Boswell cv Ana Campos-Holland cv
cv Karen Heimer cv
Phil Levchak cv
Ken Sanchagrin Karletta White
Director: Celesta Albonetti can be reached at