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Dr. Judith McDonald

Judith McDonald

Staff Name: Dr. Judith McDonald
Title: Associate  Professor
Office Location: Horace Mann Center, Office #150
Phone: (413) 572-5552

Ph.D., Criminal Justice, State University of New York at Albany
M.S., Criminal Justice, Westfield State College
B.A., Psychology, Clark University

Dr. McDonald's research has focused on capital punishment and the appellate process and judicial selection methods. Her areas of interest include capital punishment, criminal justice administration, and politics and policy-making. She is an active member of the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

If you have any questions for Professor McDonald, please feel free to write.