Faculty Profile

Dr. Christie Richardson

Assistant Professor

Coordinator of Political Science Program

Social Science Building 222

Research Interests
International courts and global legal systems and their influence with community-based paralegal systems.


Doctor of Law & Policy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA (2010)
Master’s of Science in Law & Public Policy Specializing in Homeland Security
California University of Pennsylvania, California, PA (2006)
Bachelor’s of Science in Paralegal Studies, Peirce College, Philadelphia, PA (2005)

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Savannah State University, August 2013 – Present
Full Time Temporary Instructor, Savannah State University, January 2011 – July 2013
Adjunct Faculty, Savannah State University, August 2010 – December 2010

Selected Publications
Richardson, C. L. (2010). The creation of judicial compromise: Prosecuting detainees in a national security court system in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Homeland Security Review, 4(2), 119-138.
Richardson, C. L. (2012). From natural law to contemporary political conflict: A legal philosophical perspective on closing Guantanamo. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2(22), 20-29.
Richardson, C. L. (2013). Security coordination between the European Union and the United States.  American International Journal of Social Science, 2(1), 1-9.

Membership in Professional Organization
National Federal Paralegal Associations
National Association of Legal Assistants

Military Experience
United States Navy JAG Corps – 2003-2012
United States Air Force JAG Corps/165th Airlift Wing Georgia Air National Guard – 2012-2013

Student Organizations
Model United Nations
Model African Union
Student Veteran’s Association