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CCJS Master's Student Jessica Raskauskas placed third in the 2023 American Society of Criminology's Graduate Student Poster Competition. Her poster presented findings from her master's thesis research, "Criminalizing Queerness: An Empirical Analysis of Queer Strain and Criminal Convictions."
Doctoral student Elena Tapia won first place in the graduate poster competition for the American Society of Criminology's Division of Feminist Criminology. Tapia, who is in her second year of the CCJS doctoral program, presented her master's thesis research, titled, "Doing Gender, Doing Time and Doing Better."
Making “Progress” on Gun Violence: New Initiative Will Offer Research, Actionable Solutions to National Crisis
BSOS Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Education and CCJS Professor Jean McGloin served as a moderator in a discussion at the launch of a new UMD gun violence reduction initiative, PROGRESS.
CCJS Doctoral Candidate Sara-Laure Faraji was awarded the American Sociological Association’s Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (ASA DDRIG) for 2023-2024 for her project, “The Defendant Wears Prada: Evaluating the Impact of Defendants’ Sartorial Choices on Criminal Justice Outcomes.”