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Criminal Justice Club Meeting

Day Hall Rm 304 28 College St, Mars Hill, NC

Join us as we welcome Amy L. Broughton, Senior Assistant District Attorney for Buncombe County, to our first meeting of the semester! This discussion will focus on: ➢ What it takes to become a prosecutor ➢ How to prepare for law school ➢ Career benefits and drawbacks ➢ Contemporary issues (e.g., COVID-19, overcriminalization) and their […]

Criminal Justice Club – Guest Speaker

Day Hall Rm 205 28 College St, Mars Hill, NC

The Criminal Justice Club Presents: Meet with a Canine (K9) Police Officer * Are you interested in a career in law enforcement? * Have you ever wondered what types of skills and expertise are needed to navigate a policing career as a K9 officer? * Are you curious about how K9s operate as part of […]

School-to-Prison Pipeline

Zoom NC

The school-to-prison pipeline is a systemic issue that begins within the school system. Practices such as zero tolerance policies, increased suspensions and expulsions, the presence of school resource officers, the under-representation of students of color in gifted classes, and the over-representation of students of color in special education classes and alternative schools has led to […]

Criminal Justice Speaker Series – Violence Against Women in Rural Areas

Zoom NC

Dr. Walter DeKeseredy is Anna Deane Carlson Endowed Chair of Social Sciences, Director of the Research Center on Violence, and Professor of Sociology at West Virginia University. He has published 27 books, over 130 scientific journal articles, and close to 100 scholarly book chapters on violence against women and other social problems across his 30-year […]

Criminal Justice Speaker Series – Community Corrections, Reentry, and Restorative Justice

Zoom NC

Dr. Timothy Holler is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and the Director of the "Community Arts & Reintegration Project" (CARP) in Pittsburgh, PA. The project uses principles of restorative justice and community-based decision making to reintegrate justice-involved youth back into their communities through large-scale mural making. In this presentation, Dr. Holler will be discussing […]

Criminal Justice Speaker Series – Survivor Criminology

Zoom NC

Dr. Renee Lamphere is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Her areas of expertise include corrections, digital media crime, juvenile delinquency, violence and victimology, and mixed-methods research. Dr. Lamphere is the co-editor of "Survivor Criminology: A Radical Act of Hope." The text is a trauma-informed […]

Criminal Justice Speaker Series – Deepfakes and Domestic Violence

Zoom NC

Dr. Kweilin Lucas is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Mars Hill University. Her research has been published in the American Journal of Criminal Justice, Victims & Offenders, Aggression and Violent Behavior, and the Journal of Criminal Justice Education. Her most recent publication examines deepfake pornography in the context of intimate partner abuse. In […]