Elli Ambros from the Department of Criminology, Law and Society (CLS) was named the 2023 Undergraduate Academic Advisor of the Year in recognition of her outstanding care and commitment to supporting undergraduates’ academic achievement at Mason. CLS advisors Jada Crocker and Kristin Tyburczy were also recognized as two of the Top 10 undergraduate academic advisors at Mason.
CHSS is pleased to announce that four of its faculty members, Richard Craig, Christopher Koper, Evan Louder, and Courtney Wooten, have been chosen to receive 2023 Presidential Awards for Faculty Excellence.
Brielle DeMatteo, Graduate Program Coordinator in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, has received the 2023 Mason Outstanding Staff Alumni Award. This award recognizes alumni employees at Mason for their many contributions to the university community.
Dr. Christopher Koper of the Department of Criminology, Law and Society has received Mason's 2023 Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence in Social Impact. His research on firearms policy and policing has been cited extensively by policymakers and the media and used by numerous police agencies in the United States and internationally.
Dr. Evan Lowder of the Department of Criminology, Law and Society has received Mason's 2023 Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence in Research. Her research explores strategies to reduce justice system contact and improve behavioral health outcomes among adults in the justice system or at risk of justice system involvement.
Larry Guerin, a part time faculty member in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, has received Mason's 2023 Adjunct Teaching Excellence Award in recognition of his course preparation and curriculum development, support of student engagement and learning, and innovative teaching and advising.
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to honor the Honorable Joshua C. Fiveson, BS Administration of Justice '10, with the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award in Criminology, Law and Society.
Fiveson is a veteran, an academic, and one of the youngest state judges in Texas.
Congratulations to Dr. Jin R. Lee, Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, who has received the 2022 Early Career Award from the American Society of Criminology’s (ASC) Division of Cybercrime.
Kevin Petersen, a doctoral student in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, has received the 2022 Student Paper Award from the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Experimental Criminology.