Doctoral student Stephanie Maass from the Department of Criminology, Law and Society has published an article discussing how knowledge is transferred into practice in correctional settings. It appears in Perspectives, the journal of the American Probation and Parole Association.
Doctoral students Jennifer Lerch and Stephanie Maass from the Department of Criminology, Law and Society recently published an article on staff burnout for the American Probation and Parole Association. This is one article in an ongoing series provided by graduate students in the department to address the needs of those working in community corrections.
Cochrane at Mason staff members have contributed to a recent Pew Research report which examines trends in firearm homicide, non-fatal violent gun crime victimization and non-fatal violent crime victimization over the last two decades.
This May, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences plans to host three convocations: one each for its graduate students, undergraduate humanities and interdisciplinary programs students, and undergraduate social sciences students.
George Mason University’s Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP) and the Scottish Institute for Policing Research (SIPR) hosted a joint Symposium and Congressional Briefing on Evidence-Based Policing on George Mason’s Arlington Campus on April 8 and at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., on April 9.
University Professor Faye Taxman of the Department of Criminology, Law and Society and the Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence, was the guest on C-SPAN's Washington Journal, where she was interviewed about halfway houses and reentry housing centers for former inmates.
Professors Weisburd, Lum, Gill, Johnson and Merola from the Department of Criminology, Law and Society have been involved in a multi-year study to examine the Transportation Security Administration's Playbook security plan at airports.
Professors Shannon Portillo and Danielle Rudes of the Department of Criminology, Law and Society received funding from the Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities and Research (OSCAR) and the Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence (CTFE) to develop new opportunities for undergraduate research and collaborative projects.