Faculty Notes

Faculty Notes

UAA Justice Center. (2015). "Faculty Notes." Alaska Justice Forum 32(2-3): 12 (Summer/Fall 2015). Dr. Brad Myrstol and Prof. Kristin Knudsen have been recognized with Chancellor's Awards for Excellence. Prof. Deb Periman has been promoted to Professor of Justice. Prof. Jason Brandeis has been awarded tenure and been promoted to Associate Professor.

Dr. Brad Myrstol and Prof. Kristin Knudsen, J.D., M.J.S., have been recognized for their outstanding contributions and exceptional service to the university and have received 2015 Chancellor's Awards for Excellence.Dr. Myrstol, Justice faculty, Director of the Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center (AJSAC), and Director of the Alaska Justice Information Center (AJIC), received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Academic Research and Creative Activity.

Prof. Kristin Knudsen, J.D., M.J.S., Legal Studies faculty in the Justice Center, received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Prof. Deb Periman, J.D., Legal Studies Program Coordinator in the Justice Center, was recently promoted to Professor of Justice. Professor Periman is also the Legal Studies Program Coordinator. Her areas of focus are legal writing, regulation of nonlawyer professionals and unauthorized practice of law, and collateral consequences of criminal convictions/offender reentry.

Prof. Jason Brandeis, J.D., Legal Studies faculty in the Justice Center, recently received promotion to Associate Professor of Justice with tenure. His areas of focus are civil liberties, constitutional law, legal education, and marijuana law and policy.

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