Criminal Records and College Admissions

Robert Stewart

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Sociology

September 25, 2018

Early involvement in the criminal justice system can create life-long consequences as ex- offenders face difficulties in obtaining housing, jobs, and pursuing higher education.  Many colleges and universities ask for information on criminal histories as part of their admissions processes.  Join us on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, from noon to 1:00 to hear sociologist Robert Stewart discuss results from his dissertation research investigating the use of criminal records in the college admissions process in the United States.