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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

Associate Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Jennifer Balboni

Jennifer Balboni

Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Stephanie Cappadona

Stephanie Cappadona

Assistant Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Jeffrey Carson

Jeffrey Carson

Assistant Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Amanda Crabb

Amanda Crabb

Assistant Professor

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

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

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

Associate Professor

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Kenneth Baker

Kenneth Baker

Senior Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Requina Barnes

Requina Barnes

Associate Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Willie Bradley

Willie Bradley

Associate Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Neal Duckworth

Neal Duckworth

Associate Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Edward Jacoubs

Edward Jacoubs

Senior Lecturer

Department
Criminal Justice and Sociology

Judith Kelley

Judith Kelley

Associate 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

Todd Mele

Todd Mele

Associate 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

Jamil Paden

Jamil Paden

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

Highlights in Criminal Justice and Sociology

Criminal Justice Student Catherine Fitzgerald '23 Awarded for Teaching Sign Language to Police

Criminal Justice Student Catherine Fitzgerald '23 Awarded for Teaching Sign Language to Police

Curry College criminal justice major Catherine Fitzgerald (Class of 2023) was recently recognized at the 21st Annual Oticon Focus on People Awards for her work in the community.
A football sits in the foreground as Students, Faculty Explore the Intersection of Science, Law, and Media with Deflategate Documentary Filmmakers

Students, Faculty Explore the Intersection of Science, Law, and Media with Deflategate Documentary Filmmakers

Yes, Four Games in Fall, which screened Wednesday at Keith Auditorium, tells the story of the Deflategate scandal. But it’s about so much more.
(Pictured left to right: Ismae Bailey (Class of 2021) with John McDermott, Veterans Advocate and Irish Tenor;  Tom Lyons, Veterans Advocate and MC; and Bettie Kilcoyne, Curry College Student Affairs)

Ismae Bailey '21 Awarded Prestigious Marine Corps Scholarship for 3rd Straight Year

On November 11, Ismae Bailey (Class of 2021) was awarded the Marine Corps Scholarship at the second annual Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation dinner, held at the Seaport Hotel in Boston.
Attorney Ray Charles Carter

Attorney Linked with Nationally Acclaimed True Crime Podcast Speaks to CJ Class

Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology Dr. Jennifer Balboni recently welcomed Attorney Ray Charles Carter to speak to her Criminal Procedure class. Carter joined the class remotely from his office in Mississippi and addressed the case of Curtis Flowers, which has become the subject of the acclaimed podcast In the Dark (Season 2) by American Public Media.
Curry College and New England Law Boston logos

Curry Partners with New England Law for J.D. Admissions

Curry College has entered into a partnership with New England Law Boston that allows students of any major who meet the preferred admission criteria to enroll in the full or part-time New England Law Juris Doctor (J.D.) program.
Curry College Board of Trustees Vice Chair Kathryn M. Sardella ’67, M.Ed. ’81, Provost David Szczerbacki, Dr. Stephanie Walker, Zachary Pizzano and Candace Wallace, Class of 2023, Sarah Shane, President Kenneth K. Quigley, Jr.

The Curry College Learning Commons Opens Second Phase

On September 4, 2019, the new Curry College Learning Commons, featuring the state-of-the-art Science and Research Center, opened in its second phase.
Curry College faculty and staff line the walkway to the Student Center, applauding members of the Class of 2023

Convocation Keynote Speaker Encourages Class of 2023 To Step Out of Their Comfort Zones

Embrace feeling uncomfortable. That is when you’ll learn the most about yourself and the world around you.This was the message to the incoming class of 2023 by keynote speaker and alumna Alicia Viscomi Williams ’09 Monday during the 2019 New Student Academic Convocation.
Curry College's Newest Faculty Memebers pose for a group shot

Welcome New Faculty! 2019-2020

The Curry College community welcomes our new faculty members to campus for the 2019-2020 academic year. They are enthusiastic and ready to empower our students to excel, dedicating themselves to success inside and outside the classroom.
Curry College Students and Alumna pose for photos at their respective volunteer camp sites

Students and Alumna Spend Summer Working in Service of Others

Curry College students and a recent alumna are making a positive difference in the lives of others this summer at two New England camps.

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