Clubs and Organizations



Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honors Society

Alpha Phi Sigma recognizes academic excellence of Undergraduate and Graduate students of Criminal Justice, as well as Juris Doctorate students. The goals of Alpha Phi Sigma are to honor and promote academic excellence, community service, educational leadership, and unity.  Alpha Phi Sigma is the only Criminal Justice Honor Society which is a certified member of the Association of College Honor Societies and affiliated with the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Student Membership Requirements and Application


Chyna N. Crawford, Ph.D.                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
344 Gilchrist Education and Psychology Complex
Campus Box 851
Phone: (252) 335-3113


ECSU Criminal Justice Club

The Criminal Justice Club at ECSU seeks to enhance criminal justice through educational activities and promote student involvement in community service programs. The club meets regularly and is open to all students regardless of major.


Dorothy Kersha-Aerga, Ph.D.                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
345 Willie and Jacqueline Gilchrist Education and Psychology Complex
Campus Box 851
Phone: (252)335-2601
Fax: (252)335-3331


Professional Organizations

Elizabeth City State University is an institutional member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
American Academy of Forensic Sciences
American Bar Association
American Civil Liberties Union
American Correctional Association
American Criminal Justice Association
American Jail Association
American Probation and Parole Association
American Society of Criminology
American Society of Victimology
Correctional Education Association
International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators
International Bar Association
Justice Studies Association
Law and Society Association
National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
National Association of Police Organizations
National Center for State Courts
National Sheriffs' Association
North Carolina Bar Association
North Carolina Criminal Justice Association
Southern Criminal Justice Association
Southern Poverty Law Center