MS in Criminal Justice

Sydney Bales

Sydney Bales, 2024

MS in Criminal Justice

Sydney has maintained her strong academic performance while participating in the BAM and MS programs as a student athlete. She is also a three-time Peter N. Stearns Provost Scholar Athlete awardee.

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Tara Smith

Tara Smith, 2024

MS in Criminal Justice

Tara remained on the Dean's List throughout her master's program while working full time and traveling significantly for her job with the United States Air Force.

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Maxine Bradshaw

Maxine Bradshaw, 2023

MS in Criminal Justice

Maxine Bradshaw maintained a fantastic GPA (4.0) while also working/interning during grad school. She is a natural and gentle leader who asks questions that help classmates refine their thinking and that set a high bar for discourse. She is excellent at synthesizing information, and providing it in its most distilled, relevant form.

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Shelby Rothberg

Shelby Rothberg, 2023

MS in Criminal Justice

For her capstone project, Rothberg collaborated with the intelligence community’s Human Capital office to understand why STEM and criminal justice students choose (or do not choose) careers in intelligence.

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Kelsey Amison

Kelsey Amison, 2022

MS in Criminal Justice

During the MS research practicum course, Kelsey built a strong research project with the DC-Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program. Throughout her time in the MS program, she has also developed a great command of the academic scholarship, while participating fully in the initiatives of the MS program to enhance the reputation of the program and department.

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Kitty Piccione

Kitty Piccione, 2022

MS in Criminal Justice

Kathryn (Kitty) Piccione is a double Mason graduate (2018 BA in CLS, cum laude; Fall 2022 MS in Criminal Justice). She has conducted original research with the George Mason University Police Department, where she works as a dispatcher, examining perceptions of burnout among sworn and civilian police personnel.

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Karen Maline

Karen Maline, 2021

MS in Criminal Justice

Embodies the criminal justice program's goal of preparing students to be criminal justice change agents who translate research to policy and practice.

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Chloe Moore

Chloe Moore, 2021

MS in Criminal Justice

Chloe is graduating with a 4.0 while also working in the field full-time.

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Courtney Boone

Courtney Boone, 2020

MS, Criminal Justice, 2020

The Criminology, Law and Society Department Speaker Series connected Courtney to her current position at the International Association of Chiefs of Police working on officer safety and wellness initiatives.

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Lauren Thompson

Lauren Thompson, 2020

MS in Criminal Justice

Participated in accelerated master's program to jump-start graduate studies and enter the criminal justice field as a change agent.

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Nicole Brady

Nicole Brady, 2019

MS in Criminal Justice

As a full-time graduate student, Nicole was the first graduate of the MS in Criminal Justice program at Mason who finished in one calendar year.

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