The former Ombuds at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Alan Jay Lincoln has been awarded a Fulbright Specialist grant at Ashesi University College in Accra, Ghana, during the 2011-2012 academic year. Lincoln, who was also the founding editor of the Journal of IOA, will work with Ashesi administrators to consider changes to the university's student judicial processes and sexual harassment policies.
In addition to establishing the Ombuds program at UMass Lowell, Lincoln helped create the university's Criminal Justice Department. He works as a consulting ombudsman and teaches online graduate classes at UMass Lowell. (Seacoast Online.)