2017 - 2018 Committees
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2017-2018 ACJS Committees

Academic Review
Chair: 
Harvey McMurray, North Carolina Central University (2015-2018)
Deputy Chair:  Janice Joseph, Stockton University (2017-2020)
Jeffrey Bouffard, Iowa State University
Stan Stojkovic, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Jill Gordon, Virginia Commonwealth University
Patrick Faiella, Massasoit Community College (2015-2018)
LiYing Li, Metropolitan State University of Denver  (2016 - 2019)
Christine Tartaro, Richard Stockton College of NJ  (2016 - 2019)
Vernetta Young, Howard University (2015-2018)
ACJS Board Liaison:  Prabha Unnithan

CHAIR CONTACT:
Harvey McMurray
North Carolina Central University
102 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
Durham, NC  27707
919-530-5204
hmcmurray@nccu.edu


Affirmative Action    
Chair:  Wilson Palacios, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Deputy Chair:  Schannae Lucas, California Lutheran University
Janice Joseph, Stockton University
Rafael Rojas, Southern New Hampshire University
Francis Williams, Plymouth State University
Marlyn Jones, California State University, Sacramento
Sheril Morris-Francis, Mississippi State University
Egbert Zavala, University of Texas at El Paso
ACJS Board Liaison:  Ricky S. Gutierrez

CHAIR CONTACT:
Wilson Palacios

University of Massachusetts, Lowell

School of Criminology & Justice Studies

113 Wilder Street

Lowell, MA 01854

Wilson_Palacios@uml.edu


Assessment
Chair:  Erin Orrick, Sam Houston State University (2016-2019)
Assistant Deputy Chair:  Stephanie Mizrahi (2017-2020)
Stephanie Manzi, Roger Williams University (2016-2019)
Cassandra Reyes, West Chester University of Pennsylvania (2017-2020)
Elizabeth Quinn, Middle Tennessee University (2015-2018)
Paul Gormley, Lynn University (Exp. 2018)
ACJS Board Liaison:  Ashley Blackburn

CHAIR CONTACT:
Erin Orrick
Sam Houston State University
Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Box 296
Huntsville, TX  77341
936-294-3643
eorrick@shsu.edu


Awards
Chair: Wesley Jennings, Texas State University
Deputy Chair:  George Higgins, University of Louisville
ACJS Board Liaison:  Leah Daigle

CHAIR CONTACT:
Wesley Jennings
Texas State University
School of Criminal Justice
College of Applied Arts
601 University Drive, Hines Room 108
San Marco, TX  78666
512-245-3331
jenningswgj@txstate.edu


Business, Finance, and Audit
Chair:  Prabha Unnithan, Colorado State University
L. Edward Day, Chapman University
Robert Bing, III, University of Texas at Arlington

CHAIR CONTACT:
Prabha Unnithan
Colorado State University
Department of Sociology
Fort Collins, CO  80523
970-491-6615
prabha.unnithan@colostate.edu


Committee on National Criminal Justice Month
Chair:  Jessica Craig, University of North Texas
Deputy Chair:  Jennifer Chiotti, Lone Star College - Kingwood
Jason Jolicoeur, Washburn University
Connie Koski, Longwood University
Jennifer Bourgeois, Lone Star College
Mark Rubin, Ashland University
ACJS Board Liaison:  Aimee “May” Delaney

CHAIR CONTACT:
Jessica Craig
University of North Texas
Department of Criminal Justice
410 S. Avenue C, Chilton Hall, 273 L
Denton, TX  76203
940-565-3464
jessica.craig@unt.edu


Constitution and By-Laws
Chair:  Delores Jones-Brown, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (Exp. 2018)
Deputy Chair: Denise Mowder, Metro State University Denver (Exp. 2020)
Hillary Potter, University of Colorado, Boulder  (Exp. 2018)
Isis N. Walton, Virginia State University (Exp. 2019)
Richard Helfers, University of Texas at Tyler (Exp. 2020)
Brenda Rowe, Texas A&M San Antonio (Exp. 2020)
ACJS Board Liaison:  Heather L. Pfeifer

CHAIR CONTACT:
Delores Jones-Brown
1013 Grove Avenue
Lawrenceville, VA  23868
732-666-1238
drjb44@aol.com


Ethics
Chair:  Christine Tartaro, Stockton University (Exp. 3/18)
Lorenzo M. Boyd, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Ann B. Geisendorfer, Hudson Valley Community College (Exp. 3/18)
Jill A. Gordon, Virginia Commonwealth University (Exp. 3/19)
John Winterdyk, Mount Royal University (Exp. 3/19)
Leanne Alarid, University of Texas at El Paso (Exp. 3/20)
Alison Burke, Southern Oregon University (Exp. 3/20)
ACJS Board Member Liaison:  Lorenzo M. Boyd

CHAIR CONTACT:
Christine Tartaro
Stockton University
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ  08205
609-626-6035
christine.tartaro@stockton.edu


Membership

Chair:  Tasha Youstin, Western Carolina University
Deputy Chair:  Fran Bernat, Texas A&M International University
Alexis Harper, Texas A&M International University
Monica Koenigsberg, Angelo State University
Franklin Wilson, Indiana State University
Caroletta Shuler Ivey, Claflin University
Patricia Dahl, Washburn University
Phillip Kopp, California State University, Fullerton
ACJS Board Member Liaison:  Camille Gibson

CHAIR CONTACT:
Tasha Youstin
Western Carolina University
1583 Webster Road
Sylva, NC  28779
954-907-7943
tashayoustin@gmail.com


Nominations and Elections
Chair:  Lorenzo M. Boyd, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Lilly Tsai, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Kimya Dennis, Salem College
Joseph A. Schafer, Southern Illinois
Jennifer Bourgeois, Lone Star College - Cy Fair
Stephanie Mizrahi, California State University, Sacramento

CHAIR CONTACT:
Lorenzo M. Boyd
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Department of Criminal Justice
3032 Richard Hazel Hall
Princess Anne, MD  21853
410-651-8482
lmboyd1@umes.edu


Program
Co-Chairs:  Nadine Connell, University of Texas at Dallas; Andrea Schoepfer, California State University, San Bernardino
Deputy Co-Chair:  David Makin, Washington State University

ACJS Board Liaison:  Nicole Leeper-Piquero

CHAIR CONTACTS:
Nadine Connell
University of Texas at Dallas
800 West Campbell Road, GR 31
Richardson, TX  75080
972-883-4985
nadine.connell@utdallas.edu

Andrea Schoepfer
California State University, San Bernardino
5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, CA  92407
909-537-7741
aschoepf@csusb.edu

Public Policy
Chair:  David Myers, University of New Haven (2016-2019)
Deputy Chair:  Jacqueline van Wormer, Spokane County Criminal Justice Commission (2017-2020)
Paul Elam, Public Policy Associates, Inc. (2016 – 2018)
Cherie Dawson-Edwards, University of Louisville (2016-2018)
Kimya Dennis, Salem College (2016-2018)
J. Mitchell Miller, University of North Florida (Exp. 2018)
Mitchell Chamlin, Texas State University (Exp. 2019)
Daniel Lee, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2017-2020)
Kareem Jordan, University of Massachusetts, Lowell (2017-2020)
Manish Madan, Stockton University (2017-2020)
ACJS Board Liaison:  Victoria Simpson Beck

CHAIR CONTACT:
David Myers

University of New Haven

Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences

300 Boston Post Road

West Haven, CT 06516

203-479-4883

dmyers@newhaven.edu



Publications

Chair:  Alex Piquero, University of Tecas at Dallas
Deputy Chair:  TBD
Greg Pogarsky, SUNY – Albany
Terrance Taylor, University of Missouri – St. Louis
Veronyka James, Virginia Union University
Julie Siddique, University of North Texas at Dallas
Stanley Shernock, Norwich University
ACJS Board Liaison:  Bitna Kim

CHAIR CONTACT:
Alex Piquero

University of Texas at Dallas

Program in Criminology

800 West Campbell Road, GR 31

Richardson, TX 75080

972-883-2482
apiquero@utdallas.edu


Student Affairs
Chair:  Brie Diamond, Texas Christian University
Deputy Chair:  Marianne Hudson, Boise State University
Nina Barbieri, University of Houston – Downtown
John Reitzel, California State University, San Bernardino
Cory LePage, University of Alaska Anchorage
Sadie Mummert, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Eileen Ahlin, Penn State Harrisburg
Jeremy Olson, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
Mary Brewster, West Chester University
ACJS Board Liaison:  Peter J. Benekos

CHAIR CONTACT:
Brie Diamond
Texas Christian University
2855 Main Street
SCHAR 4207
Fort Worth, TX  76129
817-257-6152
b.diamond@tcu.edu


Teller’s Committee
Chair:  Lorenzo M. Boyd, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Angela Taylor, Fayetteville State University
Doshie Piper, University of the Incarnate Word
Schannae Lucas, California Lutheran University
Jason Williams, Montclair State University

CHAIR CONTACT:
Lorenzo M. Boyd
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Department of Criminal Justice
3032 Richard Hazel Hall
Princess Anne, MD  21853
410-651-8482
lmboyd1@umes.edu


Crime and Justice Research Alliance
Marlyn Jones, California State University, Sacramento (2017-2020)
Paul Elam, Public Policy Associates, Inc. (Exp.  2019)
David Myers, University of New Haven (Exp. 2020)
Peter Wood, Eastern Michigan University (Exp. 2018)
Ex-Officio:  John Worrall, University of Texas at Dallas




AD HOC Committees:


Doctoral Summit
Chair:  Heather L. Pfeifer, University of Baltimore
Brandon Applegate, University of South Carolina
Lorenzo M. Boyd, University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
Cherie Carter, University of Cincinnati
Deeanna M. Button, Stockton University

CHAIR CONTACT:
Heather L. Pfeifer
University of Baltimore
1420 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD  21201
410-837-5292
hpfeifer@ubalt.edu
 

Employment Exchange
Coordinator:  James Ruiz, Penn State Harrisburg
Co-Coordinator:  Joongyeup Lee, Penn State Harrisburg

COORDINATOR CONTACT:
James Ruiz
Penn State Harrisburg
School of Public Affairs
777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA  17057
(717) 948-6292
jmr33@psu.edu


Innovator Award for Practitioners
Chair:  Peter J. Benekos, Mercyhurst University
Lorenzo M. Boyd, University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
Aimee “May” Delaney, Worcester State University
Ricky S. Gutierrez, California State University, Sacramento

CHAIR CONTACT:
Peter J. Benekos
Mercyhurst University
Erie, PA  16546
814-572-7842
pbenekos@mercyhurst.edu


Committee on History Mini Grants
Lorenzo M. Boyd, University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
Peter J. Benekos, Mercyhurst University

Camille Gibson, Prairie View A&M University

 


ACJS Representative To:


United Nations

Janice Joseph, Stockton University
Alternative Representative:  Philip Reichel, University of Northern Colorado

CONTACT:
Janice Joseph
Stockton University
Criminal Justice Program
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ  08205-9441
(609) 652-4312
josephj@stockton.edu