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Kimberly Greer named Corrections Person of Year
Kimberly Greer, dean of the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, has been named Corrections Person of the Year by the Minnesota Corrections Association.
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release [11-10-11]
Kimberly Greer, dean of Minnesota State University, Mankato’s College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, has been named Corrections Person of the Year by the Minnesota Corrections Association.
Greer received the award recently at the association’s 2011 Fall Training Institute.
The annual award goes to Minnesota leaders who have made outstanding contributions in the field of corrections.
For two years Greer chaired the Governor’s Advisory Task Force on Female Offenders, examining how the corrections system can better deal with female clients.
She has been the primary liaison between Minnesota State Mankato and corrections professionals statewide. She also served on the Crime Victim Services Board, and is a member of the Corrections Advisory Board for Blue Earth County Community Corrections.
Greer is an expert on issues relevant to women offenders. She has authored and co-authored three reports for the Minnesota Department of Corrections, several journal articles on female offenders, and two program evaluations. She also has presented research about women offenders at many regional and national conferences.
Before earning her doctorate, Greer was a probation officer in Missouri.
The Minnesota Corrections Association, established in 1933, is a nonprofit membership association serving corrections professionals throughout Minnesota.
Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,649 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 32 state institutions.