Every Carthage student is required to submit a senior thesis or capstone project to demonstrate their mastery of their chosen area of study. Here is a look at some of the original work that Carthage criminal justice students have created for this requirement.
- Cammie Antonetti: Sex Offender Registries and Crime Prevention
- Illana Brooks: Evaluating Scared Straight Programs
- Jacqueline Fournier: A Meta-Analysis of Reentry Programs and Recidivism
- Jason Lobojko: Domestic Violence and Depression in Adolescents
- Micheal Merucci: Comparing Urban and Rural Policing
- Andrew Pettit: Heterogeneity Density and Crime
- Brian Podumis: Anabolic Steroid Use among Police Officers
- Corinne Sheley: Anonymous Self-Disclosure
- Anthony Nudo: Low-Income Housing Policy in the U.S.
- Sonia Ortiz: School Resource Officers and Delinquency
- Corey Boone: A Meta-Analysis of the Three Strikes Law in the U.S.
- Alexander Milkent: Juvenile Female Delinquency and Family Structure
- Clifton Nelson: The Prison Environment and Prison Guards’ Home Life
- Matthew Aparo: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Police Narcotics Detection Dogs in Deterring Adolescent Drug Use in Public Schools
- Aven Brauer: The Effect of Community Police Training and Police Culture on the Attitudes of Law Enforcement Officers
- Alexandria Chapman-White: Determining the Success of Mental Health Courts and Forensic Diversion Programs in Reducing Crime
- Stephanie Gierlach: The Impact of Race on Early Adult Offending and Adult Re-Arrest
- Justin Harrison: Domestic Violence: Influences of Family of Origin on Family of Procreation
- Stephen Laskulske Jr.: Labeling Sex Offenders in Contemporary Society
- Mary Jones: Substance Abuse Treatment Programs for African American Males
- Kevin Pikunas: Social Variationos in Attitudes Towards Gun Control
- Joshua Rusch: Drug Rehabilitation Policy: A Meta-Analysis
- Jose Treto: Political Culture and Socioeconomic Influences on Community Policing