Dr. David Maimon has been named as the faculty mentor who has had the greatest impact on the academic achievement of 2018-2019 Philip Merrill Presidential Scholar, Zachary Spickler.Zachary Spickler is a rising senior in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. This highly selective program is made possible by the generosity of the Philip Merrill family. It recognizes students’ academic excellence and the important role that teachers and faculty have as mentors.
Dr. Charles Wellford has won the 2018 August Vollmer Award from the American Society of Criminology. The Award is given to an individual whose scholarship or professional activities have made outstanding contributions to justice or to the treatment or prevention of criminal or delinquent behavior.
Dr. Sally Simpson will receive the 2018 American Society of Criminology's Edwin H. Sutherland Award for her outstanding contributions to theory and research in criminology on the etiology and control of corporate crime, and for her scholarship on the study of gender and crime.
On Wednesday, May 9, Princeton University and the Brookings Institution released the latest issue of The Future of Children—a journal that promotes effective, evidence-based policies and programs for children. In addition, Ron Haskins and John H. Laub wrote a policy brief “Helping children with parents in prison and children in foster care” which will accompany the volume.
The 2018 Maryland Women's Lacrosse team has chosen to honor CCJS professors, Dr. Kiminori Nakamura and Dr. Russell Hamill, with the Most Valuable Professor (M.V.P.) award as outstanding professors at the University of Maryland.
It is our pleasure to report that the graduate program in Criminology & Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland - College Park is ranked #1 in the US News and World Report Rankings for the 2019 academic year!
Earlier this week, Dr. Lauren Porter's proposal, Challenges in the Continuity of Care among Formerly Incarcerated Persons Living with HIV or HCV, was selected for a UMD Division of Research Tier 1 Award. This research will address a pressing need to understand how spending time in prison or jail influences the continuity of care among those living with HIV or HCV.