Adjunct Faculty

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Andrea Artero Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Andrea Artero is a law enforcement professional and an Adjunct Faculty member teaching the Intelligence Analysis class for the Department of Justice, Law and Criminology at the American University in

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Yvette Bourcicot Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Yvette Bourcicot is an Associate Deputy General Counsel in the Office of Legal Counsel, Department of Defense. In that capacity, she provides legal advice to the Secretary of Defense, The Department o

Kevin Boyle Professorial Lecturer SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

Kevin Boyle has been an adjunct professor with Justice, Law, and Criminology since 2016. Mr. Boyle is a retired Colonel in the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps. During his 26 year career he

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Alexander Clayton Academic Counselor SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

Alex Clayton is an Academic Counselor, Instructor, and PhD candidate in the Department of Justice, Law & Criminology. His research focuses on the nexus of law and civil conflict, specifically how the

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Matthew Collinson Adjunct Instructor SPA - School of Public Affairs

Matt Collinson is a Senior Research Specialist / Senior Program Associate working on the OJJDP-funded Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts (JDTC) Initiative at the Justice Programs Office (JPO) at American

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Jonathan Crock Adjunct Instructor

Jonathan Crock (pronouns: he, him, his) researches the human right to democratic decision-making, focusing on new legal developments in rights of direct political democracy, environmental democracy, e

Suat Cubukcu Professorial Lecturer SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

Suat Cubukcu, Ph.D., is a Professorial Lecturer in Justice, Law, and Criminology Department at American University, specializing in the area of terrorism and methodological issues in terrorism researc

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John Firman Adjunct Professorial Lecturer SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

John R. Firman is a Professor of Practice at American University, in the School of Public Affairs, Department of Justice, Law and Criminology. Prior to joining AU, he served as Director of Research (1

Jason Fritz Adjunct Instructor

Jason Fritz, Ph.D., is a researcher and consultant on peacebuilding, fragile and conflict states, the intersection of security and development, the politics of policing, and political violence. Prior

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Gregory Hunt Adjunct Professorial Lecturer SPA - Justice, Law and Society

Gregory A. Hunt, a member of the adjunct faculty of the Department of Justice, Law and Criminology, works in the conduct and development of research and training programs in the field of community cor

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Bev-Freda Jackson Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Bev-Freda holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and English with a minor in African American studies from Gettysburg College. She  is an alum of American University’s Department of Government

Steven Jansen Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Mr. Steven Jansen is the Director of Prosecutors against Gun Violence (PAGV). PAGV is a non-partisan membership advancing prosecutorial and policy solutions to the public health and safety crisis of g

Jayme Johnson Adjunct Instructor

Jayme Johnson was a police officer in London's Metropolitan Police Service for ten years. He focused on community policing, public order, and the investigation of domestic violence and sexual offenses

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Lester Kaplan Adjunct Professor SPA - JPO/JLC

Les Kaplan is a clinical supervisor and consultant in the treatment of trauma and post traumatic stress disorder. He currently maintains a practice in psychotherapy concentrating on anxiety and mood d

Erin Kearns Adjunct Instructor

Erin Kearns is a PhD student in Justice, Law and Criminology at American University, with a minor in Public Policy. Her primary research seeks to understand the relationship among terrorism, counterte

Bruce Kimble Adjunct Associate Professor

Professor Kimble’s interests include comparative legal practice, judicial decision making, legal reasoning, and principles of local government law.For 42 years, he practiced law with private law firms

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Trace Lasley Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Dr. Trace Lasley is a Professor of Practice in the School of Public Affairs, Department of Justice, Law, and Criminology at American University. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the Uni

Aaron Lucas Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Aaron J. Lucas, III started his criminal justice career in the federal probation system at the Washington, D.C., United States District Court probation office in 1973. During the first 17 years in the

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Patricia Mitchell Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Judge Patti Mitchell is a member of the Montgomery County, Maryland bench. She is an AU alumna (SPA ’76) and has been an adjunct Justice, Law and Criminology professor for over ten years. In her more

Anthony Musa Adjunct Instructor

Anthony Musa serves as a Sanctions Investigator at the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  At OFAC, Musa works in the Counterterrorism division.His academi

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Matthew Pascocello Adjunct Professor WCL - Development and Alumni Relations

Matthew Pascocello is an Adjunct Professor at both American University’s School of Public Affairs and at the Washington College of Law, where he serves as the Director of Alumni Professional Developme

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Frank Rangoussis Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Frank Rangoussis has been an adjunct professor with Justice, Law and Criminology since 1998.  Mr. Rangoussis is currently a Senior Trial Attorney with the Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section

Rainey Ransom Adjunct Associate Professor

Rainey Ransom has been an Adjunct Professor at American University within the Department of Justice, Law and Society since 1991. Dr. Ransom was a full-time professor in the Department of Justice, Law

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Beatrix Siman-Zakhari Assistant Prof Emerita

Dr. Beatrix Siman Zakhari has taught the Justice Program in Washington Semester for the past 21 years. She has also created a Law Enforcement Program within the Washington Semester and has taught the

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Karen Telis Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Professor Telis, an Adjunct Professorial Lecturer, has taught law related courses in JLS since 2008, including Introduction to Law, Western Legal Traditions (a course she helped found and develop) and

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Carley Weted Adjunct Instructor

Carley Weted is a doctoral student in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at American University. Her research interests include investigations of environmental factors with effects on