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Matthew Collinson Adjunct Instructor Department of Justice, Law and Criminology

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Additional Positions at AU
Adjunct Professor, JLC
Project Dirctor, SPA
MHS Public Mental Health - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

BSc Biochemistry - University of Leicester

Matt Collinson is an adjunct professor in the department of Justice Law and Criminology, teaching classes related to the interactions of systems of justice, the importance of the pre-trial process, and the role of racism and racial bias in the administration of justice.

Matt directs several translational research and TTA projects, addressing racial disparities in policies, practices and outcomes in treatment and specialty courts across the country. This work includes working with courts to understand their current policies and practices, and developing unique and tailored training and technical assistance programs for courts, jurisdictions and states to reduce racism, disparities and bias in their programs.
For the Media
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Summer 2022

  • JLC-444 Topics in Criminal Justice: Pre-Trial Justice

Fall 2022

  • JLC-410 Topics in Legal Theory: Pre-Trial Justice

Spring 2023

  • JLC-104 Intro to Systems of Justice