Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
Brittany Ripper, J.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Criminal Justice Department. Professor Ripper’s research focuses on women returning to the community from jail and prison, as well as life sentences. A native of Northern Virginia, she attended George Mason University, where she majored in Criminology, Law and Society, and George Mason University School of Law. Professor Ripper is currently a Ph.D. candidate at American University and practiced as a defense attorney prior to starting her doctoral studies. She is looking forward to working with Marymount students and sharing her first-hand experiences with the criminal legal system. Professor Ripper is the faculty advisor for Marymount’s chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, a national honor society for freshman.