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Jill Fort

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Prof, Criminal Justice and Chair, Soc Sciences & Humanities
Division of Social Sciences
316-942-4291 ext. 2175
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Office: MN317
|Criminal Justice

Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:

Dr. Jill Fort is a Professor of Criminal Justice and the Chair of the Division of Social Sciences and Humanities. Additionally, Dr. Fort is the Faculty Athletic Representative at Newman University. She has been an active part of the Newman community for 13 years. She was recently involved in shaping and refreshing the Newman Studies Program, a unique academic core curriculum designed to prepare Newman graduates for success in the job market and beyond. In 2016, she received the Teaching Excellence Award at Newman University and received a Faculty of Distinction Award from the Kansas Independent College Association (KICA).

Ph.D.
Education:

 

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Ph.D. Criminal Justice

 

Wichita State University

M.A. Criminal Justice

 

Wichita State University

B.S. Criminal Justice

Areas of Expertise:
  • Corrections
  • Juvenile Delinquency/Justice
Affiliations / Community Leadership:
  • American Society of Criminology Member
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Member
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Member
  • Phi Gamma Mu Honor Society
Recognition & Awards:
  • 2017 and 2014. Advisor Excellence Award Recipient, Newman University
  • 2016 Kansas Independent College Association (KICA) Faculty of Distinction Award Recipient
  • 2016 NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative Fellow
  • 2016 Teacher of Excellence Award Recipient, Newman University. 
  • 2010 Gerber Institute Grant, Newman University.