Photo credit: Michael Clark, Suffolk University

Suffolk's 2023 Innovative teaching award recipient

Jessica won Suffolk's 2023 Innovative Teaching Award for developing experiential learning activities to help her students understand the historical forces of institutionalized racism at the core of the criminal legal system. She provides a two-part experiential learning activity for her students that involves an in-class plea bargaining simulation followed by a trip to observe courtroom proceedings at Boston Municipal Court. 

Assistant Professor, Suffolk University

    Intro to Criminal Justice - Spring 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023

    Theories of Crime - Spring 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023

Police and Society - Fall 2021, Fall 2022