Justice Studies

Explore the Justice Studies Program

Justice studies majors think critically about issues that are part of the national conversation concerning justice: race and policing, cybercrime, the opioid crisis, juvenile delinquency, sexual and interpersonal violence, immigrants and refugees, wrongful convictions and bullying. All students do applied or research internships in New England or Washington. Many spend a semester studying in Budapest and participating in Mock Trial. Our graduates excel in various positions including FBI agents, federal probation and parole, police officers from local to federal levels, victim/witness advocates, prison wardens, police prosecutors, attorneys and juvenile justice advocates. 

Master's in Justice Studies

Learn about the program from one of our faculty members, Bobby Eckstein.

 

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Carnegie Legacy: Professor’s article on history of Hamilton Smith Hall Library nominated for ALA award

Carnegie Legacy: Professor’s article on history of Hamilton Smith Hall Library nominated for ALA award

An article written by Susan Siggelakis, associate professor of political science, has been nominated...

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A Challenging Exam

A Challenging Exam

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  • Political Science and Justice Studies Majors | Manager of Institutional Partnerships at Just Vision
    Please tell us a about yourself (can be brief) and where you are now today.   I graduated from UNH in May 2013, and am now working in my dream job as the Manager of Institutional Partnerships at Just Vision, a nonprofit...
    Political Science and Justice Studies Majors | Manager of Institutional Partnerships at Just Vision
    Please tell us a about yourself (can be brief) and where you are now today.   I graduated from UNH in May 2013, and am now working in my dream job as the Manager of Institutional Partnerships at Just Vision, a nonprofit...
  • Psychology and Justice Studies Majors | Director of the Mental Health Community Supervision Programs
    What were you doing 1 year out of college? One year out of college I was working as a correctional officer at the Strafford County House of Corrections. I had been working on campus while I attended classes, but when I graduated I had no prospective job offers in my field. I was aiming higher than...
    Psychology and Justice Studies Majors | Director of the Mental Health Community Supervision Programs
    What were you doing 1 year out of college? One year out of college I was working as a correctional officer at the Strafford County House of Corrections. I had been working on campus while I attended classes, but when I graduated I had no prospective job offers in my field. I was aiming higher than...
  • Anthropology and Justice Studies Major | Junior Web Developer, GYK Antler
    Read more about Katie's success using her Anthropology and Justice Studies degrees on UNH Tales. 
    Anthropology and Justice Studies Major | Junior Web Developer, GYK Antler
    Read more about Katie's success using her Anthropology and Justice Studies degrees on UNH Tales.