Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Justice Center welcomes 2 new faculty

Prof. Troy Payne and Prof. Jason Brandeis have joined the Justice Center faculty as of the Fall 2010 semester.

Jason Brandeis, J.D., joins the Justice Center faculty as an Assistant Professor and will be teaching courses in the justice and paralegal studies programs. During the fall 2009 and spring 2010 semesters, he was an adjunct faculty member and taught justice and paralegal studies courses. Most recently he worked for the Alaska Public Offices Commission as an associate attorney; prior to that, he was a staff attorney for the ACLU of Alaska. His legal experience includes civil, criminal, and appellate work. Prof. Brandeis received his law degree from Vermont Law School.

Troy Payne, graduate of the University of Cincinnati School of Criminal Justice, is joining the Justice Center faculty as an Assistant Professor. He has conducted research on situational crime prevention and has assisted police departments with problem solving and community oriented initiatives. Most recently, his work with the Cincinnati Police Department has focused on crime and nuisances at apartment complexes.