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Doucette-Lunstrum, Mary Ellen

Doucette-LunstrumMary Ellen Doucette-Lunstrum began her career in the criminal justice field as a police and fire dispatcher in a western suburb of Chicago, Illinois. Doucette-Lunstrum later was promoted to a non-commissioned police officer where her responsibilities included directing traffic and parking enforcement. She later earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Hope College in Holland, Michigan and her J.D. from Western Michigan/Thomas M. Colley Law School in 1990. While in law school, Doucette-Lunstrum worked for the Michigan Attorney General, Corrections division as a law clerk.

Upon graduation from law school, Doucette-Lunstrum was hired by the United States Federal Bureau of Prisons through the Department of Justice Honors Attorney program. She began her career with the Federal Bureau of Prisons as a  law clerk at the Central Office in Washington, D.C. Assigned to four different federal correctional facilities with various levels of responsibilities and ending as Supervisory Attorney Advisor at the Federal Correctional Complex (FCC), Terre Haute, IN.  

Doucette-Lunstrum retired from FCC Terre Haute, IN in December 2012. In 2013, she began teaching undergraduate classes as a part-time lecturer teaching classes on subjects such as juvenile delinquency, introduction to courts systems, ethics and criminal justice, introduction to criminal justice and correctional report writing. Graduate class taught in ethics and criminal justice.

In July 2015, Doucette-Lunstrum began her new role as an Academic Advisor/Instructor.

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