Sarah Abbott, Ph.D.Faculty Connected Learning Organizer; Assistant Professor of Criminal JusticeDr. Abbott serves as a consultant to several police agencies where she has provided trainings, ran seminars and facilitated workshops. She is currently the Director of Jail Diversion Programs for Advocates Inc., and has presented and written widely on the topics of jail diversion programs and the treatment of mental illness in the justice system.
State Board of Higher Education Approves New Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice Wednesday, December 17, 2014The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education has approved a new Master’s degree in Criminal Justice at Lasell that will offer students multiple concentrations in Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Violence Prevention and Advocacy as well as a flexible Criminal Justice option. The online program launches in Fall 2015.