Recent JLA News / Events
Nicole Beaulieu, WCSU class of 2013. Nicole is the first recipient of the Dr. Melissa Fenwick Award, presented for excellence in Criminology. The award was established in honor of Dr. Fenwick, a JLA faculty member, who passed away in December, 2012. Nicole is wearing the colors of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society.
JLA Welcomes Dr. Patrice Morris to our Full-Time Faculty
Dr. Morris comes to us with strong criminology credentials. She was awarded her doctorate from Rutgers and she has published several pieces of scholarly articles. Her principle research interests are adult and juvenile corrections, neighborhoods and violent crime and crime and violence in developing countries.
Under the watchful eye of Western Connecticut
State University Professor of Justice and Law
Administration and Ridgefield Police Commissioner Dr. George Kain, Georgia Lazarides was sworn in
as a Ridgefield police officer on March 12, 2012. Lazarides graduated from Western in 2010 with a degree in justice and law administration.
Prof. Mullaney conferred with Sinn Fein President, Gerry Adams, in Dublin, in September, about the hot button issue of Irish reunification. Mullaney has been researching legal and human rights matters flowing from the Northern Ireland peace agreement for 15 years.
Adjunct Professor Douglas Fuchs, Police Chief, Town of Redding, was installed as head of the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association, June 9, 2011. At 45, he is one of the youngest presidents of the organization, which includes every police chief in the state.