Recent grad Kelsey Kanoff presents award-winning paper at conference

Kelsey Kanoff ’09, right, presented her first-place award winning paper “Careers in Corrections: Perceptions from the Inside,” at the annual Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences Conference (NEACJS) on June 12 at Roger Williams University.

Her paper and presentation were a result of her honors thesis in justice studies, advised by RIC assistant professor Jill Harrison, left, in which Kanoff interviewed correctional officers at the Adult Correctional Institutions of Rhode Island.

NEACJS membership include colleges and universities from Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont, as well as the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and Quebec.