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.
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.
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.