TAMIU Criminal Justice Students Ready
TAMIU Criminal Justice students presented their research at a national conference. From left for right are: Lorena Robles, Amy Cruz, Dr. Claudia San Miguel, Emanuel Diaz, Diana Carreon, Lucy Juarez.
“They conducted original research to determine the effectiveness of border enforcement strategies and policies in Laredo and Nuevo Laredo,” said group mentor, San Miguel.
The second group, two undergraduate criminal justice majors, Diana Carreón and Emanuel Diaz, prepared “An Empirical Analysis of Violence Crime Rates in Southern Border Cities in the U.S.”
Carreón and Diaz were mentored by Dae-Hoon Kwak, visiting assistant professor, criminal justice.
From left to right, Javier Marquez, Dr. San Miguel, Daniella Tijerina, Kimberly Hill
The final group, undergraduate criminal justice students Kimberly Hill and Daniella Tijerina, and Javier Marquez, graduate student, criminal justice, will present “Attitudes Toward Homosexuality among College Students.” Mentors for this group included Kwak, San Miguel and Dr. Amy Poland, assistant professor, criminal justice.
The students raised their own funds to attend the conference and have done so for several years according to San Miguel.
Information on the TAMIU College of Arts and Sciences Criminal Justice Program is available at tamiu.edu/coas/crimjust
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