Mark J. Fischler

Mark J. Fischler

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice; Department Chair

BA, University of New Hampshire; JD, University of Maine
Email: mjfischler@plymouth.edu

Office: Hyde Hall 342
Phone: 603-535-3143

Spring office hours:  Wednesday 10:00am – 12:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday 1:30pm – 3:30pm

About Professor Fischler

Mark James Fischler currently is a professor in and chair of the Department of Criminal Justice at Plymouth State University where he has taught since 2003. Most recently, he has been working extensively with alternative theoretical models and in particular with applications of the Integral Model in law, constitutional law, and higher education. He has published on integral applications to teaching, being a lawyer, and legal theory. Before joining the faculty Professor Fischler practiced law representing poor criminal defendants for the NH Public Defenders Office. Professor Fischler has served as a Guardian Ad Litem and is trained as a marital mediator. Professor Fischler’s personal interests include hiking, playing and watching sports, enjoying wine, and spending time with his wife Nicole and daughter Aurora.

Selected publications/presentations/exhibitions

  • J.D.B  v. North Carolina-An Integral perspective on Miranda rights and juveniles. Paper presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference New York City, NY 2012.
  • Arizona v. Gant-An integral Perspective. Paper presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference Toronto, Ontario 2011.
  • Kennedy v. Louisiana-An integral perspective on child rape and the death penalty. 2nd Biennial Conference on Integral Theory. Pleasant Hill California 2010
  • What is the Law? An Integral Perspective. 1st Biennial Conference on Integral Theory. Pleasant Hill, California, 2008.

Awards or recognition

  • Nominated for 2007 Outstanding Teacher Award
  • Nominated 2011 for Outstanding Teacher Award

Courses Taught

  • CJ 2040          Criminal Adjudication
  • CJ 3150           Society Ethics and the Law
  • CJ 4580           Internship in CJ

Other

  • Chair, Criminal Justice Department, Plymouth State University (January 2011 – present)
  • Advisor, Eta Zeta Chapter, Alpha Phi Sigma

 

Contact Us

Department of Criminal Justice

Hyde Hall 334

Phone: (603) 535-2233
Email: dboynton@plymouth.edu
(Dawn Boynton, Administrative Assistant)
Fax: (603) 535-2943

Mailing Address
17 High Street
MSC 59
Plymouth, NH 03264

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