Justice Center

We are a teaching and research unit offering academic programs in Justice and Legal Studies. Our faculty are engaged in cutting-edge research in justice issues including the courts, corrections, policing, recidivism, violence against women, and substance abuse.

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Our vision: Leading Alaska toward a safer, healthier, and more just society.


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UAA Justice Center is moving temporarily for Summer 2018.

UAA Justice Center is temporarily relocating for Summer 2018

The Justice Center and the Alaska Justice Information Center (AJiC) have been temporarily relocated over Summer 2018 due to renovations at the UAA/APU Consortium Library.

The Justice Center is open as usual— 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m — for the summer session at its summer location at University Center, Suite 130 at 3901 Old Seward Highway (see map below).

  • Brad Myrstol, Director — UC 132A
  • Pam Cravez, Editor, Alaska Justice Forum — UC 132K
  • Charlotte Titus, Office Manager — UC 132E
  • Melissa Green — Publication Specialist — UC 132J
  • Jo Walker — Academic Program Specialist — UC 132H
  • Amy Perkins, Fiscal Technician — UC 132F

Justice Center faculty are available for the summer by email only. See our Faculty and Staff Directory for email addresses.

The Alaska Justice Information Center (AJiC) is located for the summer at the Bragaw Office (BOC3) at 1901 Bragaw Street. See the AJiC staff page for office locations.

For more recent news, see our blog.

Our mission

The UAA Justice Center, established by the Alaska legislature in 1975, has a mandate to provide statewide justice‐related education, research, and service. The Justice Center is an interdisciplinary unit that provides undergraduate, graduate, and professional education; conducts research in the areas of crime, law, and justice; and provides service to government units, justice agencies, and community organizations throughout urban and rural Alaska to promote a safe, healthy, and just society.

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Justice Center
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK   99508
United States
Tel: (907) 786-1810
Fax: (907) 786-7777
E-mail:  uaa.justice@alaska.edu

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