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Stephanie A. Jirard, J.D.

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Professor of Criminal Justice

JD: Boston College Law School
BA: Cornell University 
Teaching Interests: Criminal Law and Procedure; Mock Trial

Research Interests: Constitutional Law; Capital Punishment; Race & Gender in Popular Culture

Selected Publications/Research:

Biography in the Reelz Show "Autopsy, The Last Hours of...." (April 2023). Paper presentation, Popular Culture Association, San Antonio, TX.

Criminal Law & Procedure: A Courtroom Approach. (2020). Sage.

Current Issues at the Intersection of Race and Policing. (2021). Sage. 


Why Did You Become a Criminal Justice Professor: 
Criminal justice professionals have awesome power in our society.  Teaching is my small contribution to ensure our students exercise their power judiciously, fairly, and with compassion.

Contact the Criminal Justice Department 321 Shippen Hall, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257 Phone: 717-477-1558 Fax: (717) 477-4087