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FSU faculty member to be honored as fellow of American Society of Criminology

A Florida State University College of Criminology and Criminal Justice faculty member has been named a fellow of the prestigious American Society of Criminology. Eric Stewart is one of four highly distinguished criminologists who will be honored during the society’s annual conference Nov. 15 in Philadelphia. The honor recognizes scholars who have made significant contributions to […]

Global Greatness: FSU College of Criminology and Criminal Justice ranked No. 1 in the world

The Florida State University College of Criminology and Criminal Justice is the top college in the world for the study of crime and criminal justice, according to the Center for World University Rankings. The rankings, organized by subject, are based on the number of research articles in top-tier journals by faculty from the university. “We […]

FSU criminologists partner with Palm Beach County to address victim services related to impaired driving deaths

Florida State University College of Criminology and Criminal Justice is partnering with Palm Beach County Victim Services to address the emotional, psychological, physical and financial aftermath associated with DUI/impaired driving-related deaths.  The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Victims of Crime has awarded a grant called Vision 21: Multidisciplinary Responses to Families in Complex Homicide […]

FSU Fallen Officer Memorial dedication cancelled

NOTE: Fallen Officer Memorial Dedication Cancelled After much deliberation, the Fallen Officer Memorial Dedication scheduled for this Friday, September 8th has been cancelled. The uncertainty of the impending impact by Hurricane Irma as well as travel and lodging issues for many out of town guests has forced this unforeseen and disappointing decision. We plan to reschedule this […]

Profiles in Leadership: Blomberg strives to bring criminology research to life

Thomas Blomberg has made it his mission to have a meaningful and transformative career, that at its core not only informs but actually helps people. As dean of Florida State University’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, he has made it his goal to ensure the college’s research does the same — research that not […]

Expert Pitch: Healthy aging and longevity

Developed nations across the globe are experiencing a common demographic trend: disproportionately graying populations. As the percentage of elderly individuals throughout the developed world continues to increase, issues of healthy aging and longevity are quickly moving to the fore. Florida State University experts are among the global leaders in the study of gerontology, aging and […]

FSU criminology team tackles elder fraud issues

Around the holidays people tend to be in the giving spirit, but there are also scammers well aware of such generosity. The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports that although fraud targeting seniors happens every day, scammers often increase their efforts during the holiday season. Enter Florida State University’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice. […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: November 2016

HONORABLE AND NOTABLE Ken Brummel-Smith, M.D. (Medicine) has announced plans to retire in 2017. Brummel-Smith served as a founding chair of the Department of Geriatrics from 2003-2015. Before arriving at FSU, Brummel-Smith served as the medical director to the PACE Elderplace program in Portland, Ore., and as the Bain Chair of the Providence Center on […]