Anthony Fattizzi '15
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First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
Describe your current role.
"I am currently working as a criminal justice research assistant. After graduation, I began working for the Philadelphia Adult Probation and Parole Department(APPD) and received the opportunity to transition to a position with the Philadelphia courts. I am currently working under the MacArthur Safety and Justice Challenge which is a nationwide effort to rethink the way we use jails."
How did you get connected to this role?
"My current position with the courts was made aware to me through a job posting. The position at APPD was brought to my attention by a Saint Joseph's University professor."
How does your SJU education impact your position?
"At Saint Joseph's University, I obtained the strong research and analytical skills I employ in my day-to-day work. Between my undergraduate and graduate education at SJU, I graduated with a comprehensive understanding of the criminal justice field."
Did you participate in any experiential learning activities while at SJU?
"I was a graduate assistant for the Criminal Justice and Sociology department while completing my master's degree. I also had a one year internship with the Intelligence Unit of the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office. In addition, I am still a member of the Saint Joseph's University Pep Band."