Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Justice major/UAA Honors College student presents at Law & Society Conference

Ruddy Abam at her presentation.
Ruddy Abam, Justice BA '15, presented at the Law & Society Conference in Seattle in May.  Ruddy received a UAA Honors College Discovery Grant to assist with her travel for the presentation. Dr. Cory Lepage, Justice faculty, was her Honors College advisor.

Ruddy discussed "Preventing Neighborhood Factors of Crime and Delinquency: The Efficacy of Early Childhood Community Intervention Programs." The panel theme was Instability, Change and Contingency in Crime and Deviance.

Dr. Lepage, as well Prof. Kristin Knudsen, J.D., and Prof. Ryan Fortson, J.D., Ph.D., also presented at the conference.