Senator Joseph Kyrillos
State Senator Joseph Kyrillos: Legislator-in-Residence
This article originally appeared in the Stockton Press Release on October 15, 2015.
New Jersey State Senator Joseph Kyrillos Jr. served as Stockton’s Legislator-in-Residence
on October 13 -14. Kyrillos, a Monmouth County Republican who has represented the
13th District in the New Jersey State Senate since 1992, met with Stockton students,
faculty and staff members while on campus in Galloway, NJ.
The Legislator-in-Residence program is designed to bring New Jersey lawmakers to Stockton
to engage with the students and faculty and to share their experiences as legislators.
Their firsthand stories of the legislative process provide additional insight beyond
the classroom curriculum.
Sen. Kyrillos met with students in Instructor of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Studies Christina Cavaliere’s Economics of Tourism class; Assistant Professor of Environmental
Studies Catherine Tredick’s Ecological Principles class; Assistant Professor of Political
Science Daniel Mallinson’s State Government class; Associate Professor of Economics
Oliver Cooke’s Intro to Macroeconomics class; and Professor of Political Science Linda
Wharton’s Civil Liberties class. He also met with members of the Student Senate and
students at the Stockton Polling Institute. During his visit, Kyrillos took tours
of the Hughes Center and the University’s Coastal Research Center in Port Republic.
Associate Professor of Political Science Michael Rodriguez gave the senator an overview
of the Washington Internship Program. Stockton Interim President Harvey Kesselman
also met with Kyrillos and conducted a tour of the Campus Center.