As students in Eric Grommon’s Corrections course wait for class to begin, a group of guests walks into the room. They’re here to pull back the curtain on corrections for students. “It’s rare for students to gain direct access to correctional experts,” Grommon says. One by one, people at the front of the room introduce… Read more »
New data from the IU Public Policy Institute’s Center for Health and Justice Research shows a drop in the number of opioid-related overdose deaths in Marion County. Despite the decline, opioids were still present in 78 percent of the county’s 361 overdose deaths in 2018. That same year, the number involving fentanyl, a synthetic… Read more »
Brad Ray has devoted his career to better understanding issues involving substance use, mental health, and the criminal justice system. As the director of the Center for Health and Justice Research at the IU Public Policy Institute, he spends most of his time building partnerships to ensure his research impacts the community. “I can say… Read more »
Congratulations to award recipients from the annual O’Neill Awards luncheon. The celebration honors the school’s top students in criminal justice and public affairs, alongside several faculty members.
For nearly a decade, O’Neill assistant professor Dena Carson has dedicated her research career to examining youth gangs. Her commitment to the field was recently recognized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Carson received the group’s Tory J. Caeti Memorial Award, honoring the next generation of… Read more »