Brittany Ripper

Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice

Brittany Ripper, J.D., will be joining Marymount as an Assistant Professor in the Criminal Justice Department this fall. 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.