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2019 - 2020 ACJS Committees

 

To view ACJS policies associated with ACJS Committees, please consult the

ACJS Policy Manual


 

Academic Review
Chair:  Janice Joseph, Stockton University (2017-2020)
Deputy Chair: 
Jeffrey Bouffard, Iowa State University (2018-2021)

Kevin Buckler, University of Houston, Downtown (2018-2021)
Peter Kratcoski Sr., Kent State University (2018-2021)
David Mackey, Plymouth State University (2018-2021)
Maria Tcherni-Buzzeo, University of New Haven (2019-2022)
Robert Worley, Lamar University (2019-2022)
ACJS Board Liaison: Heather Pfeifer, University of Baltimore

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

 

Affirmative Action    

Chair: Kareem Jordan, American University
Deputy Chair: Denise Kindschi Gosselin, Western New England C University
Vidisha Worley, Lamar University
Eileen Ahlin, Penn State University, Harrisburg
Jesenia Pizarro, Arizona State University
Forrest Rodgers, Salem State University
Moneque Walker Pickett, Saint Leo University
Kiesha Warren-Gordon, Ball State University
Jermaine Reese, Grand Rapids Community College
ACJS Board Liaison: Lorenzo M. Boyd, University of New Haven

 

CHAIR CONTACT:

Kareem Jordan
American University
Department of Justice, Law and Criminology
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Kareem_Jordan@uml.edu

 

Assessment
Chair: Stephanie Mizrahi, California State University, Sacramento (2017-2020)
Deputy Chair: Robert Lytle, University of Arkansas, Little Rock (2018-2021)
Assistant Deputy Chair: Samantha Clinkinbeard, University of Nebraska, Omaha (2019-2022)
Jeffrey Nowacki, Colorado State University
Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn, University of Northern Iowa
Paul Bowdre, Oakland City University
Claire Nolasco, Texas A & M University, San Antonio
Patrick Oliver, Cedarville University
Christine Tartaro, Stockton University
ACJS Board Liaison: Ashley Blackburn, University of Houston - Downtown

CHAIR CONTACT:

Stephanie Lipson Mizrahi
Division of Criminal Justice
Alpine Hall 107
California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento, CA 95819
916-824-9444
smizrahi@csus.edu


Awards
Chair: Bryan Lee Miller, Clemson University
Deputy Chair: Bitna Kim, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
ACJS Board Liaison: Anthony Piguero, Virginia Tech


CHAIR CONTACT:
Bryan Lee Miller
Clemson University
132 Brackett Hall
Statesboro, SC 29634
miller.bryanlee@gmail.com

 

 

Budget, Finance, and Audit
Chair: Heather Pfeifer, University of Baltimore
Marlyn Jones, California State University, Sacramento

CHAIR CONTACT:

Heather L. Pfeifer

University of Baltimore

1420 North Charles Street

Baltimore, MD  21201

410-837-5292

hpfeifer@ubalt.edu

 

 

Committee on National Criminal Justice Month
Chair: Jennifer W. Bourgeois, Lone Star College, Cy Fair
Deputy Chair: Steve Owen, Radford University
Annmarie Cordner, Kutztown University
Jessica Craig, University of North Texas
Michael DeValve, Fayettvile State University
Patricia Dahl, Washburn University
ACJS Board Liaison: Cassandra Reyes, West Chester University of Pennsylvania

CHAIR CONTACT:
Jennifer W. Bourgeois
Lone Star College-CyFair
9191 Barker Cypress Rd
Cypress, TX 77433
281-290-3594
Jennifer.W.Bourgeois@lonestar.edu

 

 

Constitution and By-Laws
Chair: Denise Mowder, Metropolitan State University of Denver (2017-2020)
Deputy Chair: Ellen Cohn, Florida International University (2018—2021)
Assistant Deputy Chair: Alida Merlo, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2019—2022)
Tom Barker, Eastern Kentucky University (Exp. 2021)
Joshua Battin, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (Exp. 2021)
Nishaun Battle, Virginia State University (Exp. 2021)
Richard Helfers, University of Texas, Tyler (Exp. 2020)
Catherine Kaukinen, University of Central Florida (Exp. 2021)
Philip R. Kavanaugh, Penn State Harrisburg (Exp. 2021)
Brenda Rowe, Texas A & M University, San Antonio (Exp. 2020)
Amie Scheidegger, York College of Pennsylvania (Exp. 2021)
Hyeyoung Lim, University of Alabama, Birmingham (Exp. 2022)
Mark Pogrebin, University of Colorado, Denver (Exp. 2022)
Riane Bolin, Radford University (Exp. 2022)
ACJS Board Liaison: Cassia Spohn, Arizona State University

CHAIR CONTACT:
Denise Mowder

Metropolitan State University Denver

P. O. Box 173362

Campus Box 98

Denver, CO  80217

303-352-4492

dmowder@msudenver.edu

 

 

Ethics

Chair: TBD (Elected from members)
Alison Burke, Southern Oregon University (Exp. 3/20)
Leanne Alarid, University of Texas, El Paso (Exp. 3/20)
Robert Bing III, University of Texas, Arlington (Exp. 3/21)
Hsiao-Ming Wang, University of Houston, Downtown (Exp. 3/21)
Emily Wright, University of Nebraska, Omaha (Exp. 3/21)
Mary Brewster, West Chester University of Pennsylvania (Exp. 3/22)
Ex -Officio: Faith Lutze, Washington State University (Immediate Past President)
ACJS Board Member Liaison: Faith Lutze, Washington State University

CHAIR CONTACT:
TBD

 

 

Membership
Chair: Steven Dyer, Thomas College
Deputy Chair: Carol Archbold, North Dakota State University
Traqina Emeka, Lone State College, North Harris
Chadley James, California State University, Fresno
Michael R. Smith, University of Texas, San Antonio
Lynnell Talbert, Grand Rapids Community College
Julie Baldwin, American University
Andrea Amos, Northeast State Community College
Amie Scheidegger, York College of Pennsylvania
ACJS Board Member Liaison: Leah Daigle, Georgia State University

CHAIR CONTACT:
Steven Dyer
Thomas College
180 West River Road, AL-217
Waterville, ME 04901
207-975-9330
dyers@thomas.edu

 


Nominations and Elections

Chair:  Faith Lutze, Washington State University
Members TBD

CHAIR CONTACT:

Faith Lutze
Washington State University
Criminal Justice Program
P.O. Box 644872
Pullman, WA 99164
509-335-2272
lutze@mail.wsu.edu


Program

Co-Chair: Stephanie Mizrahi, California State University, Sacramento;
Co-Chair: Robert Tillyer, University of Texas, San Antonio

Deputy Chair: Dawn Beichner, Illinois State University
Local Arrangements Coordinator: Megan Augustyn, University of Texas at San Antonio
Paul Gormley, Lynn University
ACJS Board Liaison: Prabha Unnithan, Colorado State University

CHAIR CONTACT:

Prabha Unnithan
Colorado State University
Department of Sociology
200 West Lake Street
Fort Collins, CO 80523
970-491-6615
prabha.unnithan@colostate.edu

 

Public Policy

Chair: Jacqueline Van Wormer, Washington State University (2017-2020)
Deputy Co-Chair: Pauline Brennan, University of Massachusetts, Lowell (2019-2022)
Deputy Co-Chair: Vacant (2019-2022)
Ronald Burns, Texas Christian University (2018-2021)
Vacant (2018-2021)
Daniel Lee, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2017-2020)
Kareem Jordan, American University (2017-2020)
Manish Madan, Stockton University (2017-2020)
David May, Mississippi State University (2018-2021)
Richard Hartley, University of Texas, San Antonio (2019-2022)
Kimya Dennis, Salem College (2019-2022)
ACJS Board Liaison: Marlyn Jones, California State University, Sacramento

 

CHAIR CONTACT:

Jacqueline Van Wormer
Whitworth University
300 W Hawthorne
Spokane, WA 99125
509-628-2663
jgvanwormer@gmail.com

 

Student Affairs
Chair: Nina Barbieri, University of Houston, Downtown
Deputy Chair: Meghan Novisky, Cleveland State University
Bridget Diamond-Welch, University of South Dakota
Kristin Elink-Schuurman-Laura, Florida International University
Camille Gibson, Prairie View A & M University
Stacie Jergenson, Bemidji State University
Philip Kavanaugh, Penn State University, Harrisburg
William Morrissette, Bay State College
Jeremy Olson, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
Rachael Powers, University of South Florida
Brian Ardoin Sr., Louisiana State University, Eunice
James Beeks, University of Texas, Austin
ACJS Board Liaison: Vicky Simpson Beck, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

CHAIR CONTACT:

Nina Barbieri
University of Houston, Downtown
201 Main Street, Commerce Building
Houston, TX 77002
Barbierin@uhd.edu

 

Teller’s Committee
Chair:  Faith Lutze, Washington State University
Members TBD
ACJS Board Liaison: Faith Lutze, Washington State University


CHAIR CONTACT:

Faith Lutze
Washington State University
Criminal Justice Program
P.O. Box 644872
Pullman, WA 99164
509-335-2272
lutze@mail.wsu.edu

 

Crime and Justice Research Alliance
Chair: Peter Wood, Eastern Michigan University (2017-2020)
Marlyn Jones, California State University, Sacramento (2017-2020)
David Myers, University of New Haven (2017-2020)
Jacqueline van Wormer, Washington State University (2019-2022)
Ex-Officio & ACJS Board Liaison: John Worrall, ACJS Executive Director

CHAIR CONTACT:
Peter Wood
Eastern Michigan University
712J Pray Harrold
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
734-487-8099
peter.wood@emich.edu

AD HOC Committees:

Doctoral Summit
Chair:  Heather L. Pfeifer, University of Baltimore
Members TBD

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:  Christine Nix, University of Mary Harden Baylor - Region 4 Southwest

Members: 

Cassandra L. Reyes, Region 1 Northeast
Leah Daigle, Region 2 Southern
Victoria Simpson Beck, Region 3 Midwest
Stephanie Lipson Mizrahi, Region 5 Western

CHAIR CONTACT:

Christine Nix
University of Mary Harden Baylor
Criminal Justice Program
UMHB Box 8014, 900 College Street
Belton, TX 76513
254-295-5513
christine.nix@umhb.edu

Committee on History Mini Grants
Chair:  Ashley Blackburn, University of Houston – Downtown

Alison Burke, Southern Oregon University

Camille Gibson, Prairie View A&M University

 

CHAIR CONTACT:

Ashley Blackburn

University of Houston – Downtown

One Main Street, C-340

Houston, TX  77002

713-222-5326

blackburna@uhd.edu

 

Sage Professional Development Workshop

Chair: Brian Payne, Old Dominion University
Members TBD

 

CHAIR CONTACT:

Brian Payne
2020B Koch Hall
Norfolk, VA 23529
757-683-4757
bpayne@odu.edu

 

 

ACJS Representative To:

United Nations
Philip Reichel, University of Northern Colorado
Alternative Representative:
Yuliya Zabyelina, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

CONTACT:
Philip Reichel
University of Northern Colorado
2506 57th Ave
Greeley, CO 80634-4506
970-330-6286
p_reichel@yahoo.com