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Criminology & Criminal Justice


Contact Information

Vance Academic Center, Room 208
860.832.3014 (Fax)

Jessica Lloyd
RVAC, Room 208 

Reginald Simmons, PhD
RVAC, Room 20801 

Steven Block, PhD
Undergraduate Director
RVAC, Room 20803 

Michelle Cubellis, PhD
Graduate Director
RVAC, Room 407 

Kimberly Meyer, PhD
Internship Director
RVAC, Room 408 


Public Safety High School Pipeline

The Criminology and Criminal Justice Department has created a pipeline with Connecticut vocational, technical, and public high schools offering special public safety and protective services curricula. The pipeline exposes prospective college students to the criminology major and public safety initiatives at CCSU. Moreover, our Criminal Justice Club engages in a mentorship program with these students to answer their questions and help prepare them for college life. The pipeline collaboration has opened the door for students at both stages to learn and grow in experiential settings. CJ club members enjoy access to Stop the Bleed® certification and practical opportunities (e.g., role-playing in active shooter and disaster response scenarios with State agencies)

High School students who successfully complete approved public safety tracts at their High Schools can receive college credit towards CRM110, Introduction to Criminal Justice in the Criminology major.

Current Partnerships

Vinal Technical High School

Criminal Justice and Protective Services
Students from Vinal Technical High School’s Criminal Justice and Protective Services Program receive mentorship from CCSU Criminal Justice Club students. The mentorship program involves an exchange where CCSU students engage in applied learning at Vinal Tech’s emergency operation center and practical lab. Vinal Tech students enjoy exposure to the college environment and the criminology major.

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Contact Information

Pipeline Coordinators 

Julie Schnobrich-Davis, PhD 
RVAC 405

Eric Dlugolenski, PhD 
RVAC 208-07