CJP Course

Looking for a criminal justice-related course this semester?

The 2018-2019 Harvard Crime, Justice, and Violence Course Guide has been updated with new courses added since the fall edition of the course guide.

Want to learn more? Visit the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management website.

Phd Photos

We are pleased to introduce the 2018-2019 James M. and Cathleen D. Stone PhD Scholars in Inequality and Wealth Concentration and the Malcolm Hewitt Wiener PhD Scholars in Poverty and Justice.

The Stone and Wiener PhD Scholars join a multidisciplinary community of 80 early-to-advanced-stage PhD candidates across the social sciences at Harvard University who are advancing a new generation of research in inequality and social policy. Learn more about the scholars and their work.

Leah Interview

What do rural Americans say are the biggest problems in their communities? Robert Blendon discusses at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Watch the video on NPR.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama opens up in her new book about her years in the White House. Leah Wright Rigueur joins Craig Melvin to discuss. Watch the MSNBC interview.


Harvard Kennedy School Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad discusses the role religion and ethics have played in his life at the "Life Matters" talk at the Smith Center hosted by Muslim Chaplain Khalil Abdur-Rashid.

More from Khalil Gibran Muhammad:
Were the founders against slavery all along? The New York Times 
State violence and racial justice: ‘The Hate U Give’ could sear on screens Christian Science Monitor 

The center's research & teaching focus on domestic public policy topics: inequality and mobility, urban poverty, criminal justice, education, child welfare, health policy, immigration, history and race, American Indian economic development, and labor.


Podcast: Race, immigration and the 'American Dream'
MPR News, January 20, 2019
Professors came together at St. Olaf College Institute for Freedom and Community to discuss issues of race and immigration in a discussion moderated by professor Edmund Santurri. 
Featured: Leah Wright Rigueur

Podcast: Martin Luther King Jr. As A World Leader: His Global Popularity And His Perception At Home
WBUR, January 21, 2019
The annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast in Boston highlighted some recent electoral changes and what they suggest about King's vision for society. 
Featured: Khalil Gibran Muhammad

Health care, other income issues combine to complicate life for retirees
Chicago Tribune, January 16, 2019
Recent studies have shown that people who exhausted their savings because of illness face more financial hurdles as they approach Medicare age.
Quoted: Robert Blendon

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