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Criminal Justice Research Center (CJRC)


202 Townshend Hall
1885 Neil Ave. Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

Paul Bellair

The Ohio State University Criminal Justice Research Center (CJRC) was established in 1989 as the focal point for collaborative interdisciplinary research on crime/delinquency and justice issues. In addition, CJRC provides research-based outreach to crime and justice policymakers and fosters intellectual exchange among faculty; graduate, and professional students; policymakers; and practitioners.

Our primary function is to serve as a catalyst for and facilitate collaborative interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research on crime, delinquency, and justice issues and to provide information on funding opportunities, small grants, research awards, and in-kind support to facilitate studies of crime and justice issues.

Research conducted at CJRC reflects the diversity of interests of affiliated faculty and students. CJRC is positioning itself to become a national center of excellence at the forefront of knowledge about the interrelationships among race, ethnicity, crime and justice.

{Dana Haynie, Professor, Sociology}