Data mining website ScholarGPS ranked David Weisburd, Distinguished Professor of Criminology, Law and Society and Executive Director of Mason's Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, seventh overall in lifetime research achievement in the areas of criminology and criminal justice.
Victoria A. Greenfield, a Faculty Affiliate in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, was awarded the 2023 European Society of Criminology Book Award for her book Assessing the Harms of Crime: A New Framework for Criminal Policy (co-authored with Letizia Paoli, 2022, Oxford University Press).
The award recognizes an established academic/researcher who has made outstanding contributions to the field of policing. Kiesong Kuen, doctoral candidate in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, also received a 2023 ASC Award—the Outstanding Student Article Award.
CLS doctoral candidate Kiseong Kuen received the 2023 Outstanding Student Article Award from the American Society of Criminology's Division of Policing for his article titled "What Makes Police Officers Resist Research and Evidence-Based Policing? Examining the Role of Organizational and Environmental Factors."
Noel Quezada, a member of Mason's Honors College, graduated in May with a BS in criminology, law and society with a double minor in forensic science and psychology. Two weeks after walking across the graduation stage in EagleBank Arena, Quezada was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army and will serve full-time on active duty.
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.