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  • Tony D'Souza — Features — Carthage College
    ridiculous singing gave me a good sense of the absurd It wasn t a stretch to connect those stories to the great ones I was being taught in Lentz Hall The Miller s Tale from The Canterbury Tales for example Seeking out stories through travel and the Caf His travel experience is varied and extensive While attending Carthage he spent a summer interning in Washington D C and a J Term studying Apache pictograms in Big Bend National Park in Texas After graduating Mr D Souza spent three years in the Peace Corps traveling around West Africa as a rural AIDS educator While there he witnessed the outbreak of the civil war in the Ivory Coast In 2006 between writing his first and second novels Mr D Souza drove down to Nicaragua where he spent seven months covering a murder trial for Outside magazine which eventually led to appearances on The Today Show and Dateline The following year he received a National Endowment for the Arts grant and spent six months studying aboriginal Ainu storytelling on the island of Hokkaido Japan Mr D Souza with Sean Penn at the L A Times Book Awards Mr D Souza s first big story happened while he was still a student at Carthage working for the school newspaper I was part of the reporting team that broke the Rats in the Cafeteria story on the front page during Parents Weekend Mr D Souza reminisced Few other scoops have been as satisfying Mysteriously all the copies of that week s paper disappeared before the parents arrived on campus In addition to the journalistic experience that he had during his time at Carthage Mr D Souza had the opportunity to meet writers who would go on to influence his life I was blessed to be exposed to major writers such as Chinua Achebe Gwendolyn Brooks and Tim O Brien said Mr D Souza I did my graduate work at the University of Notre Dame and wasn t able to meet such accomplished writers there But at Carthage I had lunch with them Mr D Souza expressed that he and his wife went on to name their daughter after Gwendolyn Brooks and that Chinua Achebe was his inspiration to join the Peace Corps Remembering professors who had an impact Mr D Souza credits his Carthage professors for teaching him the importance of perseverance and having faith in oneself It s unfair to pick just one he said when asked who his favorite professor was at Carthage David Steege was my thesis advisor and taught me Hemingway and Faulkner Mabel and Travis DuPriest gave me a foundation in English literature They essentially handed me the keys to the kingdom Ed Kalke taught me to take pride in being an artist Jim Lochtefeld taught me that it s extremely cool to have a passion and to always have a sense of humor Mr D Souza is no stranger to praise and award but he knows that his success

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  • A Word From the Department — Criminal Justice — Carthage College
    criminal justice but while you are here we will help you develop the skills you need to succeed in any career Our view is simple You will be trained as a criminal justice professional if you decide to enter the field of criminal justice but while you are here we will help you develop the skills you need to succeed in any career Sometimes our students graduate and pursue careers in policing courts or law and many of them have had long careers in the field Graduates work for area police departments like Kenosha Wis and Gurnee Ill Some have gone on to careers in federal agencies like the ATF Others have finished Carthage and gone on to careers they never imagined in social service agencies probation parole and teaching From police officers to graduate students in Ph D programs our curriculum prepares students to be life long learners who are equipped with the critical thinking skills necessary to succeed in whatever they choose to do In addition to our traditional criminal justice track we also have a pre law track for students who are interested in going to law school after graduation Students who are interested in law have

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  • Faculty — Criminal Justice — Carthage College
    and then associate professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University In addition to his Read more Rick Matthews Chair Sociology Department Director Criminal Justice Program Director Writing Development Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice Lentz Hall 310 carthage edu 262 551 5825 Professor Rick Matthews specializes in criminology specifically state and corporate crime His most recent publications have been in the areas of state corporate crime examining the ways in which state agencies Read more William Miller Academic Research and Assessment Analyst Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice Lentz Hall 330 carthage edu 262 551 5844 Professor William Miller teaches in the Sociology Department and Criminal Justice Program His current research examines mixed martial arts fighting and poker He has published articles on risk taking gambling Read more Michael Phegley Associate Professor of Business Administration Clausen Center 214 carthage edu 262 551 2116 Faculty advisor for the Carthage Mock Trial Team and the Phi Alpha Delta Pre Law Fraternity Professor Michael Phegley is a practicing attorney with Phegley Laufenberg Jensen a practice that Read more Wayne Thompson Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice Lentz Hall 205 carthage edu 262 551 5849 Professor Wayne Thompson specializes in social dimensions of

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  • Courses — Criminal Justice — Carthage College
    recent years This course examines the nature of such programs within the larger socio historical context CRJ 2260 Criminology 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Kathryn Johnson William Miller This course examines the nature extent and distribution of crime in the United States Theories of crime causation are also examined in this course CRJ 2700 Criminal Law SOC 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Zaph The organization and content of criminal law with attention given to its origin and development and the elements of crimes of various types Specific attention will be given the Model Penal Code Prerequisite CRJ 1000 Fall CRJ 2850 Constitutional Criminal Procedure SOC 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Staff A study of the balance of power and resources of the government and the liberties of citizens as provided for in the U S Constitution The course focuses on arrest and search issues but proceeds to examine questions related to pre trial and trial processes and concerns for fundamental fairness Attention is given to power and limits of power as they apply to people in the criminal justice system Prerequisite CRJ 1000 Spring CRJ 3010 Police and Society 4 credits 4 credits Instructor William Miller Staff This course will rely on a variety of scholarly materials to answer questions such as Why do we have police What is the role of the police in a democratic society What do we want the police to do Who decides what the police do How do we want the police to do their job The course will also address other key issues including 1 the history of the American police 2 the nature of police work 3 the police as agents of social control 4 the structure and function of police organizations 5 police misconduct and 6 police accountability Prerequisite CRJ 1000 and POL 1040 CRJ 3020 American Courts 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Rick Matthews This course examines the history and structure of the American court system Understood as one of the primary institutions within the criminal justice system emphasis will be placed on exploring the values traditions and philosophy of the courts Prerequisite CRJ 1000 and POL 1040 CRJ 3030 Corrections 4 credits 4 credits Instructor William Miller Staff This course presents the historical patterns of response to crime and modern methods of dealing with criminally defined behavior including the major reactive models Also examined are treatment approaches in corrections corrections personnel and corrections as an institutional system Prerequisite CRJ 1000 and POL 1040 CRJ 3200 Restorative Justice 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Staff This course examines alternative approaches to the traditional corrections based and or punitive models of the criminal justice system Topics covered in this course include victim offender mediation programs The theoretical basis of restorative justice is contrasted to retributive models of justice CRJ 3300 Mock Trial 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Michael Phegley Laufenberg Students who participate in this course will become a member of the Carthage Mock Trial Team and will represent Carthage College in

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  • Requirements — Criminal Justice — Carthage College
    major students choose a criminal justice or pre law track Students considering law school are encouraged to take the pre law track Core Courses take all CRJ 1000 Criminal Justice CRJ 2260 Criminology POL 2910 Constitutional Law II Civil Rights and Civil Liberties POL 1040 Introduction to Public Policy CRJ 4990 or SOC 4990 or POL 4000 Senior Seminar Criminal Justice Track Students pursuing the regular criminal justice major must take the following courses CRJ 3010 Police and Society CRJ 3020 American Courts CRJ 3030 Corrections Pre Law Track This track is for students considering law school Students on the pre law track must take the following three courses POL 2400 American Government POL 2900 Constitutional Law I Separation of Powers Judicial Process POL 1910 Law and Society Additional courses The remaining eight credits for the criminal justice major regardless of which track is pursued by the student may be fulfilled by taking any two of the following courses CRJ 2100 Probation Parole Community Supervision CRJ 2700 Criminal Law CRJ 2850 Constitutional Criminal Procedure CRJ 200T 400T Topics CRJ 3200 Restorative Justice CRJ 3500 Field Placement CRJ 3550 Internship POL 2400 American Government except for Pre law track POL 200T Topics in Political Science POL 3350 Human Rights POL 3530 American Political Institutions POL 3900 Comparative Law POL 3930 Environmental Law SOC 2270 Juvenile Delinquency SOC 2530 Racial Cultural Minorities SOC 3020 Sociological Research I SOC 3110 Deviance SOC 3120 Elite Deviance MGT 3600 Legal Environment of Business The Criminal Justice Minor The criminal justice minor 24 credits includes the following courses CRJ 1000 Criminal Justice System Choose five CRJ 2260 Criminology CRJ 2700 Criminal Law CRJ 3030 Corrections CRJ 200T 400T Topics in Criminal Justice CRJ 3020 American Courts CRJ 3010 Police and Society CRJ 3200 Restorative Justice POL

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  • Opportunities — Criminal Justice — Carthage College
    example students may assist a Carthage criminal justice professor in compiling and analyzing data to determine the impact and success of an area agency or crime prevention program Scholarships Awards The Criminal Justice Program at Carthage offers scholarships and awards to outstanding students Every year a graduating senior is awarded the Outstanding Senior in Criminal Justice Award and a junior receives the Diskerud Eller Scholarship Faculty nominate students for consideration

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  • News & Events — Criminal Justice — Carthage College
    recent Sikh temple shooting during a guest appearance on Wisconsin Public Radio more Past News Carthage in the Community Student interns bulk up softer side of policing About 20 interns and volunteers from education criminal justice and other Carthage programs assist with nearby Racine s community oriented policing efforts more Current Research Catholic School Enrollment Prof Wayne Thompson asks What makes Catholic parents enroll their children in Catholic schools more

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  • Student Voices — Criminal Justice — Carthage College
    Resources Criminal Justice Student Voices What is it like to study criminal justice at Carthage Find out from these Carthage students Amy Slattery 13 There are a lot of internships and opportunities through the Criminal Justice Program Read more Read interviews with criminal justice majors who have since graduated Keep Exploring Areas of Study Recognized for Excellence Photo Gallery Meet Our Faculty Academic Calendar Take the Next Steps Request Information

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