MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — A professor at Dakota Wesleyan University has been named to the Fulbright Specialist Roster.

The designation by the Institute of International Education's Council for International Exchange of Scholars grants W. Jesse Weins the opportunity to work internationally through a grant-funded program as a specialist in his field.

Weins is a DWU associate professor of criminal justice and he also serves as dean of the College of Leadership and Public Service.

He has been at the forefront of research and legislative reform on the subject of teen sexting. He may be requested for collaborative projects, such as lecture series, co-teaching, or curricular development relating to sexting and other areas of criminal law and procedure.

Weins is a native of Platte and 2003 graduate of DWU.

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