George Mason University President Gregory Washington has announced the recipients of the 2022 Presidential Awards for Faculty Excellence, honoring nine Mason faculty members for their work on behalf of the university, students, and the broader community. Professor David Weisburd of the Department of Criminology, Law and Society received the Beck Family Presidential Medal for Faculty Excellence in Research.
Research.com has named David Weisburd, Distinguished Professor of Criminology, Law and Society and Executive Director of Mason's Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, to its 2022 list of Top Scientists. Dr. Weisburd ranked #27 in the world and #19 in the United States in the areas of Law and Political Science.
David Weisburd, known for his innovative work in place-based criminology, experimental criminology, and white-collar crime, was recently awarded the prestigious Israeli Rothschild Prize for 2022 in social sciences. This is the first time the prize (established in 1959 and awarded every four years in social science) has been received by a criminologist.
Danielle Rudes, an Associate Professor in the Criminology, Law and Society Department at George Mason University, has received the 2022 Ken Peak Innovations in Teaching Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
David Weisburd, Distinguished Professor of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University, has received the 2022 Rothschild Prize from Yad Hanadiv. This award was established to support, encourage, and advance the Sciences and Humanities in Israel and recognizes Dr. Weisburd's outstanding social scientific achievements.
Don't miss the CHSS Community and Catalysts event on Thursday, November 18 at 7 p.m. Distinguished alumni, faculty, staff, and students will be recognized for their leadership, research, service, and contributions.
Allison Redlich, a professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, found out last week that she had been elected a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA). The honor follows on the heels of word that she’s also going to be honored with the 2021 American Society of Criminology Mentor Award at the society’s upcoming national conference in Chicago.
Shannon Magnuson, a doctoral student in Criminology, Law and Society, has received the 2021 Ben Steiner Excellence in Corrections Student Paper Award from the Division on Corrections and Sentencing of the American Society of Criminology.