The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is distinguished nationally as a leader in providing opportunities for undergraduate students to work with faculty on collaborative research projects. U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks UW-Eau Claire in the top tier of public universities in the midwest and recognizes the undergraduate research program as among the best in the country. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs provides funding to students and faculty members to support a range of projects across disciplines.
Criminal justice faculty are regularly engaged in various scholarly activities, and encourage students to become involved to learn more about social science research. Students often travel to state, regional, and international conferences to present research alongside faculty. As a result of this research experience, numerous criminal justice students have been offered prestigious research assistantships at some of the nation's top criminal justice and criminology graduate schools.
Learn more about Dr. Patchin's cyberbullying research: Cyberbullying Research Center
Learn more about Dr. Spraitz's clergy abuse research: Clergy Abuse Research Consortium