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A portrait of Charles Tittle

Aug 25, 2021

Our Department Mourns the Passing of Dr. Charles R. Tittle

Charles R Tittle, Emeritus Faculty of Sociology and renowned criminologist, passed away on May 6, 2021. 

Mar 3, 2014

Murderers Who Killed During Robberies More Likely to Return to Crime When Paroled

Murderers who committed homicide during robberies are more likely to commit crimes again when they are paroled, compared to murderers who committed homicide under other circumstances, according to research from North Carolina State University and Harvard University. 

Mar 1, 2012

Foot Bones Allow Researchers To Determine Sex of Skeletal Remains

Law enforcement officials who are tasked with identifying a body based on partial skeletal remains have a new tool at their disposal. A paper recently published in the Journal of Forensic Sciences by Sheena Harris (MA, Anthropology '09) and Associate Professor of Anthropology Troy Case details how to determine the biological sex of skeletal remains based solely on measurements of the seven tarsal bones in the feet. 

Aug 17, 2010

CHASS Alumni — Tony Caravano

As Deputy State Director for US Senator Kay Hagan, Tony Caravano (Criminology ‘04) called on the skills he honed as a CHASS major. “The ability to communicate today is probably one of the most under-rated skill sets that you will need when you leave school,” says the former student body president and Caldwell Fellow. “And… 

Mar 1, 2009

CHASS Student of the Month – March 2009

Christina Scarano, March 2009 CHASS Student of the Month 

Jan 1, 2009

CHASS Student of the Month – January 2009

Chel Douglass, January 2009 CHASS Student of the Month 

Mar 1, 2008

CHASS Student of the Month – March 2008

Michelle Casper, March 2008 CHASS Student of the Month 

Dec 1, 2007

CHASS Student of the Month – December 2007

Stephanie Kennerley, December 2007 CHASS Student of the Month.