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The mission of the Criminology Program is to build knowledge and community that extends beyond the West Georgia region through teaching and scholarship.

The department is committed to cultivating an environment that fosters academic excellence and community engagement, offering high-quality programs on-campus and online in support of the College and University.

Students Info

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What Can a Criminology Student Do?

Check out the positive feedback about some of our interns:



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Updates & Events

Certificate in Prisoner Reentry & Community Corrections

NEW! Undergraduate criminology students can now earn a Re-entry certificate. For more information about the certificate requirements, please contact Professor Lynn Pazzani.

Certificate Information


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Keep In Touch

Alumni, please fill out the attached information sheet, and let us know what is going on in your lives! We want to highlight all the successes of outstanding alumni, but we need your help! Thanks!

Alumni Form


contact us


Chair: Dr. Anthony Fleming
Program Coordinator: Dr. Lynn Pazzani
Graduate Director: Dr. Mai Mills
Internship Coordinator: Dr. Jason Nicholson

Criminology Office
 Location: Pafford 240
Phone: (678) 839-5199