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Professor Brian Johnson has been named Co-Editor of Criminology, the flagship journal of the American Society of Criminology (ASC). This prestigious publication is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of crime, criminal justice and associated phenomenon. The major emphases of the journal are criminological theory, research, and policy evaluation related to the study of crime, law and justice. The central objective of the journal is to strengthen the role of research findings in the formulation of crime and justice policy by publishing
- Theodore Wilson has been awarded the Graduate School's All STAR Fellowship. This prestigious fellowship honors the "best of the best" in terms of research, teaching and service. Since the fellowship's inception, a CCJS student has received one every year!
- Professor Denise Gottfredson will be recipient of the 2016 Vollmer Award by the American Society of Criminology (ASC) at the upcoming ASC 2016 annual meeting in New Orleans. This award honors individuals whose scholarship has made outstanding contributions to justice or the treatment/prevention of criminal and delinquent behavior. At ASC's 1959 Annual Meeting, the ASC Board established its first official organizational award, and named it after August Vollmer, the intellectual founder of the organization of that was to become ASC.
Professor Laura Dugan presented a paper “How United States and Canadian Actions Affect Jihadi Violence” at the conference Constructions of Terrorism: Confronting the Challenges to Global Security Created by Daesh/Islamic on April 27, 2016, at the Stimson Center in Washington, D.C.
Contributing Authors Laub and Frisch for New Book "Advancing Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy"
Professor John Laub and graduate student Nicole Frisch were co-authors on a chapter titled "Translational criminology: a new path forward" in a newly published book, Advancing Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy.