Monday, February 23, 2015

Justice Center alum spotlight: Beck Strah

Beck Strah
Beck Strah, B.A. '08 -  Psych major/Justice minor, is a first year Ph.D. student in Criminology and Justice Policy at Northeastern University. Beck received his M.A. in Criminal Justice from Seattle University.

Prior to his doctoral work, Beck was employed as a Corrections Deputy in Snohomish County, Washington for two and one-half years. His current research interests include corrections, recidivism, training evaluation, masculinity and crime, and risk assessment.

Beck credits Dr. Allan Barnes, Justice faculty, with making criminological theory an interactive experience in the classroom and inspiring him to enter the field of criminological research.