The Department of Criminology offers a four-year program leading to a bachelor of arts degree in criminology. The program provides students with a liberal arts education whose focus is the complex relations among crime, law, and society, and which emphasizes the social sciences. The curriculum is a rigorous series of courses which provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of crime and crime control in contemporary, historical, and comparative perspective. Learn More


Publications from 2019


Introduction: Balkan Transnationalism at the Time of Neoliberal Catastrophe, Dušan I. Bjelić PhD


The Salience of "Hegemonic Masculinity", James Messerschmidt PhD

Publications from 2018


Osama Bin Laden and His Jihadist Global Hegemonic Masculinity, James W. Messerschmidt PhD

Gender Reckonings: New Social Theory and Research, James W. Messerschmidt, Patricia Yancey Martin, Michael A. Messner, and Raewyn Connell

Books from 2017

Intoxication, Modernity, and Colonialism: Freud’s Industrial Unconscious, Benjamin’s Hashish Mimesis, Dušan I. Bjelić Ph.D.

Books from 2013

Crime as Structured Action: Doing Masculinities, Race, Class, Sexuality, and Crime, James Messerschmidt

Publications from 2009


Immigrants as the Enemy: Psychoanalysis and the Balkans' Self-Orientalization, Dušan I. Bjelić PhD


The Balkans: Radical Conservatism and Desire, Dušan I. Bjelić PhD

Publications from 2004


From Animal Abuse to Interhuman Violence? A Critical Review of the Progression Thesis, Piers Beirne

Publications from 2002


Criminology and Animal Studies: A Sociological View, Piers Beirne

Publications from 2001


Horse Maiming in the English Countryside: Moral Panic, Human Deviance, and the Social Construction of Victimhood, Roger Yates, Chris Powell, and Piers Beirne