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UMass Lowell will resume on-campus instruction, research and campus life for Fall 2020. View the plan for more info.

Our Funded Research

The UMass Lowell School of Criminology and Justice Studies maintains a robust and vibrant interdisciplinary research enterprise. Faculty in the School of Criminology & Justice Studies currently has more than $6 million in active research grants and contracts.

Areas of Research

Meet Our Faculty

James Forest Terrorism and Security Studies

James Forest is an internationally respected expert on terrorism and security issues.

History proves how prejudice and bigotry can undermine effective counterterrorism.

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