Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Justice major Heather MacAlpine presents at UAA Student Showcase on April 12

Justice major Heather MacAlpine will present, "Three Strikes? A Look at Young Black Males' and Their Perceptions of the Police" on Thursday, April 12 at 5:45 p.m. in the Student Union South Cafeteria.  She presented this topic as part of a panel on Race-based Policing and the Attitudes of African Americans Towards the Police at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences conference in New York City in March.

The UAA Student Showcase 28th Annual Academic Conference highlights the extraordinary work of students throughout the University of Alaska Anchorage system. Students are selected to present their work at this event which is open to faculty, staff, students and the public. Prizes are awarded to winners and presentations are published in the Showcase Journal.