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 searching for a Communications Coodinator & Editor.

UAA Justice Center seeking a Communications Coodinator & Editor

The UAA Justice Center is seeking a Communications Coodinator & Editor.

This position provides editorial assistance with the preparation of Alaska Justice Forum articles, research reports, scholarly papers and presentations, and research proposals. The position orchestrates and supervises the entire publication process for the Alaska Justice Forum, including developing publication content with a focus on integration and synthesis of research findings on justice topics/issues. The successful candidate will serve as the Justice Center's media liaison and will also coordinate and supervise Justice Center public activities and events.


  • Knowledge of communications theory and application in research, execution and evaluation of communications functions, best practices, and industry standards.
  • Ability to mutli-task in a timely manner.
  • Knowledge of cross-cultural communications, including translation of technical documents into forms accessible to general audiences.
  • Ability to design print, multimedia, Web and collateral material.
  • Ability to work and solve problems independently.

See the full job posting at the Careers at UAA website.

For more information contact the UAA Justice Center at (907) 786-1810.

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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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