Jessica Townsend joined the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice in October 2019. As part of her duties, she assists the Director of Graduate Studies by responding to prospective students' inquiries, advising students, coordinating the graduate application review process, completing reports for various internal and external constituents and planning student orientations/recruitment days. In addition, she provides administrative support to the Department Chair, manages e-Terp transitions and associated advertisements for faculty positions, gathers information for decision-making, plans Department meetings/events, and serves as the Department's staff representative for the Appointment, Promotion and Tenure process.


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Journalism & Mass Communication: Public Relations Track
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Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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