According to the quantitative assessment carried out Journal of Criminal Justice Education.
The journal’s findings are based on data collected through criminology and criminal justice doctoral programs in the United States from 2015-2021.
Thomas Blomberg, dean of the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, said the recognition confirms the college’s progress towards its mission.
“In addition to the productivity of our research, we value producing high-quality research that makes a difference in the lives of citizens,” he said. “We are very pleased with our consistently high rankings in educator research, but we are most proud of turning our research into meaningful policy and practice to reduce the pain and suffering of crime.”
The evaluation included 727 faculty members in 45 criminology doctoral programs. Based on a variety of indicators of performance and impact, the FSU College of Criminology and Criminal Justice ranked first among the highest-ranked publication programs in the faculty. Pennsylvania State University, Arizona State University and the University of Pennsylvania rounded out the top four.
College of Criminology and Criminal Justice faculty are educators and scholars who prepare students to be leaders in shaping America’s response to crime. The college’s affiliate, the Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research, contributes to evidence-based policy and practice development at the local, state, and national levels through policy-relevant research published in leading journals.
For more information about the FSU College of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Center for Criminology and Public Policy Studies visit, https://www.criminology.fsu.edu.
To access the article, visit Journal of Criminal Justice Education.