Jeremy Olson, an adjunct lecturer in psychology at Seton Hill University, received recognition from the Distance Education and Training Council in May as a “2009 Outstanding Graduate” for his work and research on the mediation of juvenile delinquency.

The Distance Education and Training Center, located in Washington, D.C., is recognized by the United States Department of Education for the accreditation of distance learning programs.

Olson presented his work on mediation in juvenile delinquency at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Association on Probation, Parole, and Corrections. His work has also been published in Pennsylvania Council of Mediators Report for Members and Friends and the Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission newsletter.

Olson is a member of the National Association of Certified Mediators and the American Society of Criminology.