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Matthew Collinson Adjunct Instructor Department of Justice, Law & Criminology

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Additional Positions at AU
Adjunct Professor, JLC
MHS Public Mental Health - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

BSc Biochemistry - University of Leicester

Matt Collinson serves as an adjunct professor in the department of Justice Law and Criminology, teaching classes related to the interactions of systems of justice, and the role of race relations in criminal justice.

For his "day job" Mr. Collinson is the Training and Curriculum Development Manager for Just Leadership USA, a New York based non-profit working to end mass incarceration through advocacy, empowerment and training for currently and formerly incarcerated people. Mr. Collinson leads a year round training program, and several shorter term initiatives training returning citizens to be advocates and leaders in ending mass incarceration.

Mr. Collinson is primarily interested in translating research into practical solutions, using translational research, training and implementation science to bring a public health informed lens to dismantling mass incarceration.
For the Media
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Summer 2021

  • JLC-444 Topics in Criminal Justice: Pre-Trial Justice

Spring 2022

  • JLC-104 Intro to Systems of Justice