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Graduate Certificate in Global Justice and Security Studies

Faculty working with Students: 7
Students: 10
Students receiving assistantships or scholarships: 0%
Priority deadline:
  • Fall January 10
  • Pullman: Yes
Tests required:

Degree Description:

MA degree including the Graduate Certificate in Global and Security Studies

Student Opportunities:

None at WSU

Career Opportunities:

The GJSS program targets students intending to pursue largely non-academic, governmental careers as practitioners, whether it be in the field of homeland security, law enforcement, military service, or as analysts within the U.S. foreign, intelligence,or defense communities.

Career Placements:

Many have gone on to careers in US government agencies, the military, or decided to pursue doctoral studies.

Faculty Members:

Brody, David, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Criminal law; Criminal procedure; Administration of justice; Judicial evaluation; Judicial selection systems; Prosecution and adjudication; Law and social control; and the Jury system.

Cottam, Martha L, Ph.D.

Research Interests

political psychology, international politics, U.S.-Latin American relations, and North-South conflict and cooperation.

Lutze, Faith E, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Rehabilitative nature of prison environments; Impact of ultra-masculine environments on inmate adjustment; Offender adjustment to community corrections supervision; and Violence toward women.

Marenin, Otwin, Ph.D.

Research Interests

International cooperation in criminal justice and policing: programs and impacts; Security sector reform; The dynamics of crime, law and legitimacy in state building and political development.

Preston, John Thomas, Ph.D.

Stehr, Steven D, Ph.D.

Contact Information:

Dr. Martha Cottam
Dr. Thomas Preston