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Overview

  • Charles Putnam is co-director of Justiceworks, a research institute at the University of New Hampshire and he is a clinical professor of justice studies at the University of New Hampshire. He joined Justiceworks in December, 2001, after working for 15 years as a member of the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office. At Justiceworks Putnam works with social scientists and criminal justice professionals to define policy issues, evaluate current methods and to devise creative solutions to those issues. Putnam's research interests include the prosecution of crimes against children, the impact of technology on justice information systems, and the evolving issues of personal privacy versus public access to information held by government agencies. Putnam previously worked at the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office as chief of the Homicide Prosecutions Unit and the chief of the Criminal Justice Bureau. Before that he served as a homicide prosecutor, chief of the Consumer Protection and Antitrust Bureau, and an advisor to state boards and agencies. Putnam is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Connecticut School of Law. He served in the United States Peace Corps in Ecuador, South America from 1979 until 1982 and recently returned from Budapest, Hungary where he was faculty in residence for a group of UNH students.
  • Teaching Activities

  • Intro to Justice Studies Taught course 2019
  • Intro to Justice Studies Taught course 2018
  • Research Internship Taught course 2018
  • Intro to Justice Studies Taught course 2018
  • Intro to Justice Studies Taught course 2017
  • Mock Trial Taught course 2017
  • Intro to Justice Studies Taught course 2016
  • Mock Trial Taught course 2016
  • Spc Top/Students Higher Ed Law Taught course 2015
  • Intro to Justice Studies Taught course 2015
  • Mock Trial Taught course 2015
  • Spc Top/Faculty&Higher Ed Law Taught course 2015
  • Intro to Justice Studies Taught course 2015
  • Mock Trial Taught course 2015
  • Intro to Justice Studies Taught course 2014
  • Mock Trial Taught course 2014
  • Intro to Justice Studies Taught course 2014
  • Mock Trial Taught course 2014
  • Inside the Courtroom Taught course 2013 - 2014
  • Education And Training

    Full Name

  • Charles Putnam
  • Mailing Address

  • Justice Studies Program

    73 Main St.

    Durham

    New Hampshire

    03824