2017 Student Paper Content

Graduate Paper Award Winners

1st Place: Jennifer Boyer

Faculty Sponsor: John Lewis

“The Effectiveness of Mental Health Courts”


2nd Place: Kayla Jachimowski

Faculty Sponsor: Jonathon Cooper

“The Relationship between Mental Illness, Prior Victimization, and Violence”

Undergraduate Paper Award Winners

1st Place: Ashley O’Hara

Faculty Sponsor: Robert Jerin

“Law Enforcement Officer’s Perception of the Value of Naloxone as an Opioid Prevention Mechanism”


2nd Place: Nicholas Makhlouta

Faculty Sponsor: Sean Varano

“The Negative Consequences of Solitary Confinement”

2016 Undergraduate Paper Award Winners

Jonathan B. Tahara, Utica College;

Rachael Strasburger, Roger Williams University

2016 Graduate Paper Award Winners

Matthew R. Hassett, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Jaeyong Choi, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Shavonne Arthurs, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

2011 Undergraduate Paper Award Winners

Joseph McKenna, Roger Williams University

Ali Corinos, Endicott College

2011 Graduate Paper Award Winners

Taylor J. Collins, Bridgewater State University

Aimee Delaney Lutz, University of New Hampshire