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.
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.
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.