In Class News

April 30, 2019 at 9:42 am

Happy Beginnings | M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture Class of 2019

Graduation illustration with mortarboards flying

Center for Law, Justice & Culture faculty are very proud to celebrate the achievements and the exciting futures of the inaugural graduating class of the Master in Law, Justice & Culture:

  • Gillian Amrine has accepted a position as a caseworker at Franklin County Children Services. Her Master’s Research Essay is titled, “Misdemeanor (In)Justice: Do the Athens County Courts Punish the Poor?”
  • Ariana Brown is in the final interview process for a caseworker position with Franklin County Children Services. Her Master’s Research Essay is titled, “The Online Presence of Title IX Across Four College Campuses.”
  • Aliyah Cole will be working for the Ohio Organizing Collaborative, a social justice non-profit, as a community organizer. Her Master’s Research Essay is titled, “Prison-Based Gerrymandering and the Distribution of Voting Power.”
  • Billie Frank‘s Master’s Research Essay is titled, “Unseen Forces: Witchcraft, Gender, and the Law in the Salem Witch Trials.”
  • Gabrielle Hughes‘ Master’s Research Essay is titled, “Seize Control of the FDA: A Story of the Power of the People against Government Inaction.”
  • Alisha Lawrence will be moving to Atlanta to work in Costume Design for TV and film, as well as working on her activist initiatives. Her Master’s Research Essay is titled, “Weathering Racism at a Rural PWI: Colorblind Antidiscrimination Law & the Wake It Creates for Black African American Studies Professors.”
  • Alexis Lesniak will begin work for non-profits focusing on policy compliance or pursue a career at a university working with Title IX. Her Master’s Research Essay is titled, “Title IX & Ohio University: An Examination of Language.”
  • Matthew Lewis‘ Master’s Research Essay is titled, “Differing Narratives: How the British State Seeks to Expand Ownership of the Transitional Justice Process by Contracting Participation.”
  • Adar Matzuba-Ehrlich looks forward to enjoying having time to decide where to head next. His Master’s Research Essay is titled, “mHealth and Data Privacy Protection: An Analysis of Inadequate Regulations and the Process of Legal Mobilization.”
  • Keyarah Newton will begin to prepare for law school in 2020, while also searching for careers in the legal field. Her Master’s Research Essay is titled, “The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism: Resistance and Repression in the New Digital Frontier.”
  • Devin Ordich is currently looking for a job related to forensics and legal organization, as well as beginning to prepare for applying to law school. Her Master’s Research Essay is titled, “DNA Analysis’ Contribution to Wrongful Convictions.”
  • Joannah Tindongan will be heading to California for three weeks to work for a festival, and potentially then head to New Orleans, Taiwan, and the Philippines next. She looks forward to traveling and having fun! Her Master’s Research Essay is titled, “Justifying Duterte’s War on Drugs: The Law’s Violence Upon Filipino Citizens.”

Congratulations graduates and good luck with your bright futures!

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