Professor Deborah Periman has been awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor effective July 1, 2010. She has been a full-time member of the Justice faculty for 10 years and has taught courses in legal writing and research, development of law, civil pre-trial issues, and paralegal management. She also served as adjunct faculty during the early 1990s. Professor Periman received her J.D. with honors from Willamette University College of Law and worked in private practice in Anchorage prior to coming to the Justice Center.
Dr. Adrienne Freng, Justice Center Visiting Faculty for the Spring 2010 semester, will be returning to the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Wyoming, where she is an Associate Professor. While in Alaska, Dr. Freng completed research on juvenile justice issues involving female offenders.