Faculty

Criminal justice lecturer Robert Rico writes book chapter on restorative discipline practices Date: 03/24/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff

Robert Rico contributes chapter in book describing the journey by a community of Texas educators to implement restorative discipline practices.

COPP and League of Women Voters host District 5 Candidate Forum Date: 03/21/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff Demography Faculty Staff Public Administration Faculty Staff Social Work Faculty Staff Policy Studies Center

The San Antonio City Council has reached a record number of candidates running for the District 5 seat.  Find out their stance on the local issues prior to the general election.

Criminal Justice student selected for 2017 FBI San Antonio Citizens Academy Date: 03/06/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff

Nishita Maliek will have the chance to get an inside look at the FBI operations and learn more about law enforcement.

Criminal justice student is recipient of the prestigious Ed Whitacre Scholarship Date: 02/22/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff

Criminal justice student Wesley Greene is one of the recipients of the prestigious Ed Whitacre Scholarship.  Thanks to the AT&T Foundation, nine students each received $10,000 and two students of the Alamo Colleges each received $5,000.00 

UTSA faculty are helping public authorities update their housing policies Date: 02/15/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff Demography Faculty Staff Public Administration Faculty Staff Social Work Faculty Staff Policy Studies Center

In a new paper, Dr. Rebecca J. Walter, assistant professor for the UTSA Department of Urban and Regional Planning and co-authors Dr. Jill Viglione and Dr. Marie Skubak Tillyer from the Department of Criminal Justice are helping housing authorities update their admission policies for individuals with criminal records.  The goal is to help reduce recidivism and remove barriers to successful reentry for former inmates.