Welcome to the Criminal Justice and Criminology Graduate Student Association (CJC-GSA) website. The CJC-GSA is the graduate student body for the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Washington State University and is designed to address any issues or concerns from the student body. These issues range from interaction between the student body and faculty, to mentoring, to community involvement, to professional development, and social events.
The purpose of the CJC-GSA is to work toward further improvement of the quality of graduate education and graduate student life in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Washington State University. The CJC-GSA shall represent the interests of the graduate student body to the appropriate persons and organizations in the department, university, and community.
All advanced degree candidates currently enrolled in the Washington State University Graduate School and pursuing a Criminal Justice and Criminology graduate degree, regardless of campus constitute the CJC-GSA student body. All members of the student body are represented by and eligible for election to the CJC-GSA.
If you have any questions or would like further information concerning the CJC-GSA and its purpose, responsibilities, procedures, or guidelines, please read our Constitution.
There shall be representatives appointed and popularly elected from the CJC-GSA student body. Appointments of the President and Vice President shall take place before the end of the Spring Semester. Elections of the remaining positions shall take place within the first four weeks of every Fall Semester. If you have any questions or would like further information regarding the CJC-GSA please contact one of the following current officers.
Currently these positions are filled as follows for 2021-2022 AY:
- Advisor: Dr. Dale Willits
- President and GPSA Representative: Brittany Solensten
- Vice President: Leah Reddy
- Treasurer: TBD
- Secretary: Mazarine Higgins
- At-Large Representative: TBD
- First-Year Representative: TBD
Students are encouraged to contact the representatives for their program status and area with issues or concerns.
The GSA constitution and meeting minutes are available upon request.