REPOSTED CC205 BR - Gangsters, Goodfellas and Wiseguys (Fall 2022)
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Date: Jul 22, 2022
Location: Brantford, CA
Company: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Human & Social Sciences
Department : N/A
Employee Group: WLUFA
Requisition ID: 4730
Position Title: CC205 BR – Gangsters, Goodfellas and Wiseguys (Fall
Term: Fall 2022 (September 8, 2022 – December 9, 2022)
Days/Times: Wednesdays, Fridays 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Hours per week/Hours Total: 3 per week/36 total
Anticipated Class Size: 150
Additional Course Requirements: None
Posted on : July 22, 2022
Posting ends : August 6, 2022
This course will explore organized crime in North America. Students will learn
about the historical underpinnings of organized crime in both the United
States and Canada. Students will learn about the criminal activities,
contemporary patterns, and emergent trends within North American organized
crime groups. Students will also be exposed to the organizational hierarchy,
rules and regulations, level of sophistication and law enforcement responses
to organized crime in North America. Topics may include: an examination of the
Five Families of New York, the Chicago Outfit, and the experience of organized
crime in cities such as Montreal, Las Vegas, Philadelphia and Boston.
Qualifications – Required: Master's Degree
Qualifications – Other: MA in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a cognate
discipline (e.g. sociology/psychology) with a focus on crime or deviance.
Work experience in the field is an asset, as is prior teaching experience.
(MEd/EdD will not be considered to meet the minimum educational
Application Deadline: August 6, 2022
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their work and academic experience enhances their ability to teach the course
for which they have applied.
Applications may be addressed to:
Department of Criminology
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