EGSC professor writes article for criminal justice publication
by Whitley Clifton | September 5, 2019 4:21 pm
Dr. Brittany Strickland, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminal Justice Coordinator at East Georgia State College in Swainsboro, will have a published article in The Pursuit Journal in September. The Pursuit Journal is peer-reviewed publication of the Criminal Justice Association of Georgia. Dr. Strickland’s article will be published in issue three of volume three.
Dr. Strickland currently teaches the Introduction to Criminal Justice, Criminology, Courts and Basic Criminal Procedure, Social Science Research, and psychology courses at EGSC. Her article bridges her love of teaching with her passion for the criminal justice system. Dr. Strickland is a homeschool enthusiast who practices transformative learning with her two sons, Trevor and Timothy Current.
In April 2017, within the context of teaching an introduction course in criminal justice at EGSC, Dr. Strickland had the privilege of leading a group of students who planned to become criminal justice professionals through a transformative learning experience. She gained permission from the Institutional Review Board to take her class to a prison to talk with prison guards and inmates.
Prior to the excursion, she conducted a survey before and after the visit to gauge students’ beliefs and attitudes about prisons and inmates.
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