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Discover Degrees and Programs in Criminal Justice and Sociology

At Curry College, we focus on justice, human rights, diversity, and so much more. With a degree in Criminal Justice or Sociology, our graduates are prepared to tackle issues facing their community with a perspective like no other.

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Sarah Augusto

Sarah Augusto

Associate Professor, Sociology/ Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Jennifer Balboni

Jennifer Balboni

Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Stephanie Cappadona

Stephanie Cappadona

Assistant Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Jeffrey Carson

Jeffrey Carson

Assistant Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Amanda Crabb

Amanda Crabb

Assistant Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Alan Grigsby

Alan Grigsby

Assistant Professor, Sociology/ Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Rebecca Kendall

Rebecca Kendall

Assistant Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Amanda Kennedy

Amanda Kennedy

Associate Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Karen Lischinsky

Karen Lischinsky

Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Sandra O'Neil

Sandra O'Neil

Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Rebecca Paynich

Rebecca Paynich

Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Linda Romano

Linda Romano

Instructor, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Adam Stearn

Adam Stearn

Associate Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Scott Allen

Scott Allen

Associate Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Phone

Email
scott.allen@curry.edu

Requina Barnes

Requina Barnes

Associate Lecturer, Sociology/Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Willie Bradley

Willie Bradley

Associate Lecturer, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Dawn Couture

Dawn Couture

Associate Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Binnur Ercem

Binnur Ercem

Associate Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Edward Jacoubs

Edward Jacoubs

Senior Lecturer, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Judith Kelley

Judith Kelley

Associate Lecturer, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Paul LaCava

Paul LaCava

Lecturer, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Philip McCue

Philip McCue

Senior Lecturer, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Todd Mele

Todd Mele

Associate Lecturer, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Christine Moberg

Christine Moberg

Administrative Assistant

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Jamil Paden

Jamil Paden

Associate Lecturer, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Daniel Paynich

Daniel Paynich

Senior Lecturer, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Michael Sampson

Michael Sampson

Senior Lecturer, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Stephen Simms

Stephen Simms

Associate Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Albert Sweeney

Albert Sweeney

Senior Lecturer, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Highlights in Criminal Justice and Sociology

‘Industry Nights’ Help Students Make Key Job Connections

‘Industry Nights’ Help Students Make Key Job Connections

In the last three weeks, more than 100 employers met virtually with Curry College students to network and potentially fill hundreds of open positions, from internships to part and full-time jobs. The new "Industry Night" career fair series led by the Center for Career Development featured five virtual events organized by industry to allow students of related majors to meet with potential employers from their desired career fields.
https://www.curry.edu/about-us/news-and-events/news/industry-nights-help-students-make-key-job-connections

New Minors Expand Career Pathways for Students

This week as students begin to meet with their academic advisors to plan for fall classes and review academic goals, they can now consider adding a new minor. The College recently added art therapy, critical inequality studies, finance, photography, and video gaming studies to its academic catalog, all of which are designed to help students explore interests, build skills, and expand career pathways.
Early Job Offers and Top Choice Graduate School Acceptances Pave Way for Class of 2021

Early Job Offers and Top Choice Graduate School Acceptances Pave Way for Class of 2021

They might only be halfway through their last semester at the College, but many graduating seniors are already making plans for their next steps after graduating in May.
Social Justice Series Speaker Abdi Nor Iftin Shares Incredible Journey from Somali Refugee to American Citizen

Social Justice Series Speaker Abdi Nor Iftin Shares Incredible Journey from Somali Refugee to American Citizen

Abdi Nor Iftin, author of the best-selling, award-winning book ‘Call Me American’, encourages people to be courageous in using their voice to move the needle toward greater social justice. Such was his message Tuesday evening as the guest speaker for the College’s 12th Annual Social Justice Series, a timely story dovetailing with U.S. immigration reform debates.
Three Criminal Justice Students Publish New Work on Racial Violence in the U.S.

Three Criminal Justice Students Publish New Work on Racial Violence in the U.S.

Seniors Devin Gatto, Kristy MacDougall, and Bella Shields will add the title academic author to their resumes this spring. The three published new work that will be featured in the 2022 edition of the Encyclopedia on the History of American Racial Violence.
Students Gain Life Skills, Career Advice from Silicon Valley CEO Dan Rosensweig

Students Gain Life Skills, Career Advice from Silicon Valley CEO Dan Rosensweig

For more than an hour in a Zoom presentation on Wednesday organized by the Curry College Business Students Association, Rosensweig answered questions from Curry President Ken Quigley and Curry students sharing reflections from his career as the current CEO of Chegg and ex-COO and CEO of Yahoo! and Guitar Hero.
In Uncertain Economy, Dr. Amanda Kennedy Weighs in on Current Job Market Trends

In Uncertain Economy, Dr. Amanda Kennedy Weighs in on Current Job Market Trends

Dr. Amanda Kennedy, associate professor of Sociology was recently featured on the career expert website Zippia.com to weigh in among a team of professors and experts on current job market trends.
A collage of students socializing in masks on campus during COVID

Curry’s Community Propels College Forward in Face of Extraordinary Challenges

Through challenge and hardship, the coronavirus has only strengthened the Curry College community's commitment to one another, as faculty, students, staff and alumni have discovered new ways to thrive in uncertain times.
Jean Merisier ’20

Curry Alumni Help Combat Coronavirus

As doctors, nurses, healthcare workers, educators, law enforcement professionals and more, Curry alumni have given unsparingly of their time and energy for the greater public good at this moment of crisis.

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