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Department of Criminal Justice, Social & Political Science

Our mission is to provide excellent educational opportunities for all students, whether you’re majoring in Criminal Justice, Law & Society or Political Science, or simply need to fill a general education requirement. 

In our department, you’ll find caring, motivated and talented professors who aim to make your educational experience a positive one.

This is an exciting time to be studying and working in the social and behavioral sciences. There are many public and private industry-related careers within Criminal Justice, Law & Society and Political Science. We offer a diverse set of courses, research opportunities and internships in federal, state and local government agencies, as well as private corporations. Whether your goal is to work in international relations, government or pursue a law degree, our advanced opportunities will help you compete in the professional world. 

Please call, e-mail or drop by if you have any questions. My door is always open. We look forward to helping you achieve your educational goals.

Dr. Daniel Skidmore-Hess

Department Head, Criminal Justice, Social & Political Science 

NEWS:

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(August 3, 2016) – Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with Ogeechee Technical College, located in Statesboro, Ga., on August 2, bridging the institution’s programs in Criminal Justice and Information Technology through a rigorous collection of major field courses.

Read More Political Science Professor Appointed to Greater Savannah International Alliance

(July 6, 2016) – The Savannah City Council recently appointed Armstrong State University Political Science Professor Dr. José de Arimatéia da Cruz to the Greater Savannah International Alliance (GSIA) for a three-year term. As a board member, da Cruz will contribute his knowledge of international relations and politics, encourage citywide participation in GSIA activities, direct initiatives and seek out viable opportunities to expand Savannah’s global reach.

Read More Armstrong Signs Memorandum of Understanding with U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence

(June 7, 2016) – Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence located at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga., on June 2 to share resources and help develop a cyber-trained workforce through education, innovation research and outreach.

Read More Dr. Nalanda Roy Appointed to Greater Savannah International Alliance

(February 11, 2016) – The Savannah City Council recently appointed Armstrong State University Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations Dr. Nalanda Roy to the Greater Savannah International Alliance (GSIA) for a three-year term. As a board member, Roy will contribute her knowledge of foreign relations, encourage citywide participation in GSIA activities, direct initiatives and seek out viable opportunities to expand Savannah’s global reach.

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