Mount professor elected to Ohio Council of Criminal Justice Education executive committee

Criminology

At a recent Board meeting in April, Cindy Stewart, PhD was nominated and elected to serve as the 2nd Vice President on the Ohio Council of Criminal Justice Education Executive Committee for 2013-2014.

The mission of OCCJE is to promote education and research in the administration of criminal justice and to facilitate communication and cooperation with practitioners on the matters of mutual interest concerning education in criminal justice. 

By providing opportunities that bring criminal justice educators and practitioners together, the sponsored activities of OCCJE facilitate dialogue, promote the expansion of professional criminal justice education, and elevate the ethical and personnel standards of the criminal justice field.

Every year, OCCJE hosts a Fall Career Fair and a Spring Research Conference.  In addition, the Board oversees the Praxis Journal of OCCJE which publishes advance student and faculty research.