CJC professor named journal editor
Dr. David Olson, Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, has been appointed as the new editor of Justice Research and Policy, the journal of the national Justice Research and Statistics Association. This semiannual, peer-reviewed journal is published by Sage Publications, and presents policy-oriented research on a wide range of topics, with a particular focus on criminal and juvenile justice policies and practices relevant to state and local government. The Justice Research and Statistics Association is a national nonprofit organization of state Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) directors, and other researchers and practitioners throughout government, academia, and the justice community who are dedicated to the use of research and analysis to make informed policy and program decisions. For more information, visit the Justice Research and Statistics Association at www.jrsa.org.