Dr. Katie Pantaleo, assistant professor with the Lock Haven University Criminal Justice program.
LHU faculty member elected to state-wide post
August 31, 2012
Lock Haven, PA-Lock Haven University Assistant Professor, Dr. Katie Pantaleo was recently elected by the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Justice Educators (PACJE) to the position of Second Vice President for the year 2012-2013.
The Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Justice Educators is a professional association for academic and field professionals to share in the development of criminal justice education in academic institutions and training centers across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. PACJE holds an annual conference for educators to share knowledge, skills, and techniques developed through empirical research to enhance the learning experience for students in criminal justice. PACJE also welcomes student presenters at the annual conference.
Dr. Pantaleo serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Lock Haven University. She received her Doctorate in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2011. Dr. Pantaleo convened a panel of Lock Haven University Criminal Justice Students (Mike Ramos, Brittany Favazza, Jason Everhart, and Sandra Szczepanek) who presented papers at the 2012 Annual PACJE conference in Altoona, Pa. The title of their panel presentation was: “Issues in Corrections and Criminal Justice”.
Dr. Pantaleo’s leadership position with PACJE allows Lock Haven University to host the Annual PACJE Conference in 2014. In addition to her involvement in PACJE, she serves as co-advisor of the Lock Haven University Criminal Justice Honor Society and is involved with the Clinton County Correctional Facility Re-entry Team. Her research interests include examination of wait staff attitudes and behavior in the food service industry and examination of instructional delivery issues with the Inside Out Program.
Lock Haven University enrolls over 430 students in the Criminal Justice Program, offering the B.S and the A.A. in Criminal Justice through both the Lock Haven Campus and the Clearfield Campus.