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Jennifer Ortiz to join New Albany Human Rights Commission

Jennifer Ortiz to join New Albany Human Rights Commission

October 18, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Jennifer Ortiz, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice will join New Albany’s Human Rights Commission. First established in the early 1970s, the HRC is a forum whose mission is “to uphold equal opportunity for education, employment and housing for all New Albany residents while also weighing all general human ...

IU Southeast to host Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences annual meeting

IU Southeast to host Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences annual meeting

October 8, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast is proud to host the 89th annual meeting of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences (IASS) on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Founded in 1929, the IASS is a unique community of scholars that promoted the value of the social sciences to Indiana and the world, and has ...

IU Southeast students present research at American Society of Criminology conference

IU Southeast students present research at American Society of Criminology conference

November 30, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast criminal justice majors Le’Roy Ford and Hayley Jackey presented research papers at the annual American Society of Criminology (ASC) conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joining them was Dr. Jennifer Ortiz, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice. Founded in 1941, the ASC is an international organization whose members pursue ...

Faculty Innovators: Jennifer Ortiz

Faculty Innovators: Jennifer Ortiz

October 2, 2017

Jennifer Ortiz Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice School of Social Sciences               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Every jail is unique, and yet all are somehow the same. Some are downtown, surrounded by normal life. Others sit apart, in rural isolation. At one, you enter through two ...

Bernadette Jessie receives inaugural Faculty Innovation Award

Bernadette Jessie receives inaugural Faculty Innovation Award

May 24, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Bernadette Jessie, associate professor of criminal justice and criminology, is the recipient of the inaugural Faculty Innovation Award given by the IU Southeast Institute for Learning and Teaching Excellence (ILTE). The ILTE Advisory Board selected Jessie from among a total of eight nominated colleagues, each working to shake up the ...

Faculty Innovators: Bernadette Jessie

Faculty Innovators: Bernadette Jessie

October 27, 2016

Bernadette Jessie Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice School of Social Sciences               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—A birthday cake from Kroger sits on the high kitchen table in an apartment in Orchard Lodge, with “Happy 21st Hannah” written in pink frosting. Around the table, two of ...

Criminal justice faculty Dr. Jennifer Ortiz lends expertise to A&E documentary

Criminal justice faculty Dr. Jennifer Ortiz lends expertise to A&E documentary

March 4, 2016

By Steven Krolak — (NEW ALBANY, Ind.) — IU Southeast’s Jennifer Ortiz, visiting professor of criminal justice, will be featured in the upcoming docuseries, “60 Days In,” which airs beginning on Thurs. March 10th, 2016 on A&E. Also appearing is Clark County Sheriff Jamey Noel, an alumnus of IU Southeast. The show documents a unique ...

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