Tuesday, 21 April 2009


The Criminology programme at Keele recently welcomed fourteen undergraduate criminology and criminal justice students from Ball State University, in Muncie, Indiana, along with two of their professors (Michael Brown and Taiping Ho). The group spent a week at Keele on a visit arranged by Annette Kratz, Head of the Centre for International Exchange and Development, along with Keele Criminology Professors Susanne Karstedt, Anne Worrall, Philip Stenning and Tim Hope, as well as Dr. Evi Girling, Undergraduate Director.

In a packed programme of events, the group attended lectures on policing, prisons, the probation service and the local Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership. A trip to Stafford on the Tuesday saw the students visiting the Magistrates and Crown Courts, as well as meeting a Judge, and visiting an old court room and gaol. Wednesday saw the students visiting Cheshire Police Service's headquarters in Winsford. There were also visits to Chester, Manchester and Liverpool, and the group socialised with students from the Sociology and Criminology Society.

Twelve Keele criminology students will shortly make a return visit to Ball State University, accompanied by Annette Kratz and it is hoped that further exchange visits will take place in the future.

Picture courtesy of The Week@Keele

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