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Alumna Kristina Rose Appointed Director of OVC by President Biden

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OVC Director and Northeastern Alumna Kristina Rose

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University is thrilled to extend a big congratulations to our alumna Kristina Rose (’87).

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) announced Kristina Rose as the new Director of OVC, where she will oversee programs and services that support crime victims and survivors. Ms. Rose was appointed to this position by President Joe Biden and sworn in on July 12, 2021.

Prior to her appointment, Ms. Rose spent nearly 20 years at the U.S. Department of Justice serving in numerous roles including as Deputy Director at OVC, as Acting Director and Deputy Director for the National Institute of Justice, and as the Chief of Staff for the Office on Violence Against Women. She holds an M.S. in criminal justice from Northeastern University and a B.A. in sociology from George Mason University.

Learn more about Ms. Rose’s past efforts to improve the criminal justice response to victims by reading her bio on the OVC website:

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