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Lisa Nored

Dr. Lisa Nored



As Pre-Law Pathways Coordinator for the College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Nored provides students with professional guidance regarding the law school application process, law school preparation and legal careers. Dr. Nored has published extensively in the areas of justice policy and administration, child welfare and juvenile justice. She is the author of twenty books, including legal treatises and textbooks, as well as more than thirty other publications. She has made more than fifty professional presentations and has a successful record of externally-funded projects. She is a member of the Mississippi Commission on Children’s Justice and the Mississippi State Advisory Group on Juvenile Justice. Dr. Nored was also selected as a W.K. Kellogg Foundation Fellow and received specialized training in the field of child advocacy at the University of Michigan School of Law. Dr. Nored conducted the first statewide study of child maltreatment-related homicide in Mississippi.

  • PHD - Mississippi State University (2007)
  • JD - Mississippi College (1996)
  • MS - University of Southern Mississippi (1992)
  • BS - University of Southern Mississippi (1991)

CJ 200 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CJ 364 Child Abuse and the Law
CJ 463/563 Family Law
CJ 464/564 Family Violence
CJ 482/582 Ethics and Criminal Justice
CJ 630 Seminar in Civil Liberties and Criminal Law

CJ 400 Criminal Justice Practicum (Internship)
CJ 500 Criminal Justice Practicum (Internship)

  • Mississippi Practice Series: Child Advocacy in Mississippi - 15th Anniversary Edition, 2019
  • Chapter 78: Youth Court Practice, Donald Campbell & Mary Miller (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Mississippi Law, 2019
  • Everyday Ethics For The Criminal Justice Professional. Second Edition, 2016
  • A Brief Introduction to Criminal Law: Concepts and Cases. Second Edition., 2015
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Areas of Expertise

Criminal Justice Policy, Juvenile Justice, Child Advocacy, Criminal Law and Procedure