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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.

Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Edward Allen

Edward Allan

Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Sarah Augusto

Sarah Augusto

Assistant Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Jennifer Balboni

Jennifer Balboni

Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Rose Bigler

Rose Bigler

Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Willie Bradley

Willie Bradley

Assistant Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Stephanie Cappadona

Stephanie Cappadona

Assistant Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Amanda Crabb

Amanda Crabb

Assistant Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Rebecca Cudmore

Rebecca Cudmore

Assistant Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Alan Grigsby

Alan Grigsby

Assistant Professor, Sociology/ Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Leona Jochnowitz

Leona Jochnowitz

Assistant Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Judith Kelley

Judith Kelley

Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Amanda Kennedy

Amanda Kennedy

Assistant Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Karen Lischinsky

Karen Lischinsky

Associate Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Sandra O'Neil

Sandra O'Neil

Associate Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Rebecca Paynich

Rebecca Paynich

Professor, Sociology & Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Linda Romano

Linda Romano

Instructor, Sociology & Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Adam Stearn

Adam Stearn

Assistant Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Kenneth Baker

Kenneth Baker

Senior Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Neal Duckworth

Neal Duckworth

Associate Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Sean Early

Sean Early

Senior Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Edward Jacoubs

Edward Jacoubs

Senior Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Paul LaCava

Paul LaCava

Lecturer, Sociology & Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Teresa Mayors

Teresa Mayors

Senior Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Philip McCue

Philip McCue

Senior Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Christine Moberg

Christine Moberg

Administrative Assistant

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Stephanie Orman

Stephanie Orman

Associate Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Daniel Paynich

Daniel Paynich

Senior Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Gregory Phillips

Gregory Phillips

Senior Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Michael Sampson

Michael Sampson

Senior Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Albert Sweeney

Albert Sweeney

Senior Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Shani Turner

Shani Turner

Associate Lecturer, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Highlights in Criminal Justice and Sociology

Associate Lecturer, Major (Ret.) Neal Duckworth Honored at Joint Military Service Ball

Associate Lecturer, Major (Ret.) Neal Duckworth Honored at Joint Military Service Ball

Associate Lecturer of Criminal Justice and Sociology and Major (Ret.) Neal Duckworth, an expert on terrorism and homeland security issues, was the Guest of Honor at the Joint Service Military Ball on Friday, March 1 in Cambridge.
Students, Faculty, and Staff Learn Restorative Justice Principles at Curry College

Students, Faculty, and Staff Learn Restorative Justice Principles

Curry students, faculty, and staff recently came together for a two-day training session on restorative justice, led by Title IX Coordinator Rachel King and Dr. Jennifer Balboni, Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology.
Curry College Commencement moves to the Xfinity Center

Curry College Commencement Moves to the Xfinity Center

We want to share with you that the location of this year's ceremony has changed. Based on the needs and requests from students and families in past years, and to improve everyone’s experience, we are moving our Commencement ceremony to the Xfinity Center in Mansfield.
Karen Lischinsky and Allison Williams

Actress Allison Williams Joins Dr. Karen Lischinsky to Work with the Transformational Prison Project

Dr. Karen Lischinsky, Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Curry College and director of the Transformational Prison Project, recently released a video with actress and advocate Allison Williams to raise awareness about the project, which provides spaces where survivors of violent crimes and those who have committed them can engage in dialogue to build understanding and empathy in order to move toward healing.
The Curry College community welcomes our new faculty members to campus for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Welcome New Faculty! 2018-2019

The Curry College community welcomes our new faculty members to campus for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Dr. Karen Lischinsky, professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology, delivers a lecture to Curry College students.

WCVB Features Restorative Justice Initiative Led by Dr. Karen Lischinsky

Criminal Justice and Sociology Professor Karen Lischinsky was recently featured in a WCVB segment about her restorative justice work through the Transformational Prison Project.
Dr. Karen Lischinsky

Dr. Karen Lischinsky Advocates for Restorative Justice on a National Scale

Criminal Justice and Sociology Professor Karen Lischinsky, founder of the Transformational Prison Project, continues her advocacy for restorative justice on a national scale.
Ana Dawkins, Briana Dawkins '18, Colin Dawkins, NEACJS president Michele Bratina, and Criminal Justice and Sociology Professor Jennifer Balboni, celebrate after the award ceremony.

Briana Dawkins '18 Wins Prestigious Criminal Justice Award

Briana Dawkins '18 recently received the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences (NEACJS)' prestigious Gerhard O. W. Mueller and Freda Adler Undergraduate Student Scholarship Award.
Master of Arts in Criminal Justice students present their capstone project.

MACJ Students Present Capstone Research on Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

The Master of Arts in Criminal Justice (MACJ) cohort presented their capstone project, "The Implications of Legalization of Recreational Marijuana in Massachusetts: Lessons Learned and Best Practices."

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