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Program Highlight: Master of Science in Criminalistics

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Gannon's Master of Science in Criminalistics is designed to produce graduates with unwavering integrity and ethics in the field of criminal justice. Students learn from faculty who have extensive experience in law enforcement and academia and who offer a well-rounded educational experience.

Jordan Teribery ’20 gained experience outside of the classroom while working at SCI Albion with Andrew Caswell, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology. Their work was part of the Inside Out program, which is designed to bring educational opportunities to inmates at the prison. Following this experience, Jordan was hired by GECAC as the program manager for reentry services and assisted newly released inmates as they re-enter society.

Patria Garcia has been working as a graduate research assistant with Chris Magno, Ph.D., associate professor of criminal justice, since August 2019. They are studying incidents of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. Their research, titled “Epidemiology of Violence in the Philippines,” will be presented at the Asian Criminology Conference in Kyoto, Japan this fall.

Nicole Procise was named the Outstanding Student in Criminalistics for the 2019-2020 academic year. Nicole is an assistant professor at Ivy Tech Community College in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was selected for her excellence in the classroom and professionalism in the field.

In addition to the exceptional work of these and many other students, faculty like Ted Yeshion, Ph.D., are doing important work in criminal justice outside of the classroom. Yeshion currently works with the Innocence Project, which seeks to exonerate the innocent through DNA testing and reform the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.

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