School of Economic, Political & Policy Sciences

Criminologist Tackles Perception of NFL Players

A study led by Dr. Alex Piquero refutes the impression that criminal activity is an epidemic in the National Football League. The research into the arrest rates for NFL players is making local and national news. read more...

Sociology Professor Receives Top Honor

A research article co-authored by Dr. Sheryl L. Skaggs, associate professor of sociology, has been selected as one of 16 papers awarded the nominee honor in the annual competition for the 2015 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research. read more...

Criminology Prof Says Kids Can Be Identify Theft Targets

As students across North Texas head back to class, experts are warning parents to think about more than bus schedules and school supplies. Protection against Identity theft should also be a top priority. In an interview with the local NBC affiliate, Criminology Program Head Dr. Lynne Vieraitis explains why. read more...

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