Faculty Areas of Expertise Contact Information
Allan Barnes 

Allan Barnes, Ph.D., Professor

Ph.D. (Criminology), Florida State University, 1983

Research Profile

Criminology
Crime prevention
Program evaluation

(907) 786-1819
arbarnes@uaa.alaska.edu
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Lindsey Blumenstein, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (Sociology),
University of Central Florida, 2013

Research profile

Intimate partner violence
Kidnapping
Sexual assualt within the 
   college population
Intimate partner homicide
Criminological theory
Research methods
(907) 786-1856
lblumenstein@uaa.alaska.edu
Jason Brandeis 

Jason Brandeis, J.D., Assistant Professor

J.D., Vermont School of Law, 2001

Research profile

Constitutional law
Civil liberties
Legal research & writing
(907) 786-1812
jbrandeis@uaa.alaska.edu
Sharon Chamard 

Sharon Chamard, Ph.D., Associate Professor /Director, Survey Research Center

Ph.D. (Criminal Justice), Rutgers-Newark, 2003

Research profile

Homeless encampments
Situational crime prevention
Community-based crime
   prevention
Problem-oriented policing
Community policing
Survey design &
   administration
Crime mapping

(907) 786-1813
sechamard@uaa.alaska.edu
Ronald Everett 

Ronald S. Everett, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Ph.D. (Sociology), University of Pennsylvania, 1988

Research profile

Sentencing racial/
   ethnic bias
Corrections
Specialized courts
Criminal justice policy
(907) 786-1820
rseverett@uaa.alaska.edu
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Ryan Fortson, J.D., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor

J.D., Stanford Law School, 2001
Ph.D. (Political Science), University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, 2000

Research profile

Alaska Native Law
Tribal courts
Family law
Jurisprudence and
   legal theory
Trial techniques
Evidence and discovery
Legal education outreach
Civil legal needs
(907) 786-4886
hrfortson@uaa.alaska.edu
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Kristin Knudsen, J.D., M.J.S.,
Assistant Professor

J.D., Santa Clara University, 1978
M.J.S., University of Nevada Reno/National Judicial College, 2012

Research profile

Empirical legal studies:
   administrative tribunals,
   legal decision making
   outside courts, mixed
   tribunals, nonlawyer
   adjudication
Health law & workers'
   compensation law

(907) 786-4885
kknudsen@uaa.alaska.edu
Cory Lepage

Cory R. Lepage, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (Sociology), University of California, Riverside, 2011

Research profile

Criminology and
   socio-legal studies
Court systems
Justice of the peach &
   magistrate courts
Specialized courts
Therapeutic jurisprudence
Organized crime
Research methods & analysis 
(907) 786-4302
crlepage@uaa.alaska.edu
myrstol

Brad A. Myrstol, Ph.D., Associate Professor /Director, Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center (AJ-SAC)
Publications & Teaching

Ph.D. (Criminal Justice), Indiana University, 2006

Research profile

Public perceptions of
   police/courts
Procedural justice
Sexual assualt and
   domestic violence
   case processing
Homelessness and
   criminal justice
Juvenile offender recidivism
Felony sentencing
Quantitative research
   methods
Survey research
(907) 786-1837
bamyrstol@uaa.alaska.edu
Troy Payne 

Troy Payne, Ph.D., Assistant Professor /Director, Crime Mapping Center

Ph.D. (Criminal Justice), University of Cincinnati School of Criminal Justice,
2010

Research profile

Geo-spatial analysis
Data analysis
Problem-oriented policing
Crime prevention
(907) 786-1816
tpayne9@uaa.alaska.edu
Periman 

Deborah Periman, J.D., Associate Professor/ Legal Studies Program Coordinator

J.D., Willamette University College of Law, 1985

Research profile

Legal writing
Regulation of nonlawyer
   professionals and
   unauthorized practice of law
Collateral consequences
   of criminal convictions/
   offender reentry
(907) 786-1125
dkperiman@uaa.alaska.edu
Marny Rivera 

Marny Rivera, Ph.D., Associate Professor /Justice Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Ph.D. (Criminology), Indiana University of Pennsylvania,
2002

Research profile

Substance use and
   crime (adults and youth)
Violence against women
Violence, trama, and health
Biobehavioral criminology

(907) 786-1126
mrivera11@uaa.alaska.edu
Andre Rosay 

André Rosay, Ph.D.,
Director, Professor

2012-2014 Visiting Executive Research Fellow National Institute of Justice,
Washington, D.C.

Ph.D. (Criminology and Criminal Justice), University of Maryland College Park, 1999

Research profile

Violence against women
Violence in American
   Indian & Alaska Native
   communities
Victimization surveys
Juvenile delinquency and
   juvenile justice




(907) 786-1821
abrosay@uaa.alaska.edu


 

Affiliate Faculty

Affiliation

Contact Information
Lu Ping 

Lu De-ping, Ph.D., Professor
Deputy Director for Academy of Youth Development

Rissho University, Tokyo, Japan, 1997 - Semiotics

China Youth University for Political Science



86-10-88567185
chinesepresident@163.com

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Angela Gover,
Ph.D., Professor &
Director

University of Maryland, Criminology
& Criminal Justice

Undergraduate Program in Criminal Justice, University of Colorado Denver -
School of Public Affairs

Family Violence
Violence against Women
Gender and Crime 

(303) 315-2474
Angela.Gover@ucdenver.edu

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Darryl S. Wood, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor

Ph.D. (Criminology), Simon Fraser University, 1997

Washington State University Vancouver, Criminal Justice

(360) 546-9255
darrylwood@vancouver.wsu.edu 

       
  Emeritus Faculty  Areas of Expertise  Contact Information
John Angell 

John E. Angell, Ph.D.,
Professor Emeritus

Michigan State University, 1975

Police administration
Community policing
Rural justice
ahjea@uaa.alaska.edu
Robert Congdon 

Robert Congdon, J.D.,
Professor Emeritus
(photo by Erik Hill)

Willamette University College of Law, 1982

Administrative Law
Business Law
Paralegal
afrec@uaa.alaska.edu
       
  Professional &
Research Staff
Areas of Expertise Contact Information
Barbara Armstrong 

Barbara Armstrong, M.A.,
Editor, Alaska Justice Forum, Research Associate

University of Alaska Anchorage, 1983 - English

Research
Editing
Content strategy
Information dissemination/
   blog
Special projects
(907) 786-1815
editor@uaa.alaska.edu
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Khristy Parker, M.P.A.,
Research Professional

University of Alaska Anchorage, 2013 - M.P.A./Criminal Justice Emphasis

Research
Survey design
Meta-analysis
(907) 786-1809
khristy@uaa.alaska.edu

 

       
  Support Staff
Areas of Expertise
Contact Information
charlotte titus

Charlotte Titus,
Office Manager

Office management
Budgeting
Grants & Contracts
IT issues
(907) 786-1504
cb@uaa.alaska.edu
Melissa Green 

Melissa S. Green,
Publications Specialist

Publication design
Website design
(Research & Publications)
(907) 786-1833
msgreen@uaa.alaska.edu
Tuyet Tran

Tuyet Tran,
Academic Program Specialist

Scheduling
Curriculum
Faculty/student support
Website design
(For Students)
(907) 786-1810
tttran4@uaa.alaska.edu
Amy Perkins 

Amy Perkins,
Fiscal Technician

Travel
Payroll
Accounting support
Student lab maintenance
(907) 786-1814
asperkins@uaa.alaska.edu