Jacqueline Smith-Mason, Ph.D., joined the Honors College in 2004. She previously taught courses in criminal justice and political science in VCU's L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs. In addition, she has also held various policy research positions in state government.
Dr. Smith-Mason's research and teaching interests include public policy affecting women, families and children; challenges facing the American criminal justice system; public sector management and issues related to honors education.
Dr. Smith-Mason received her Ph.D. in public policy and administration and M.S. in criminal justice from VCU, and her B.A. in sociology from George Mason University.