Researchers from the Department of Criminology, Law and Society contributed 16 articles to and served as chief editors of a special edition of the Criminology & Public Policy Journal, the flagship journal of the American Society of Criminology.
In a New Yorker article questioning the link between legalized marijuana and crime rates, the author consults David Weisburd, distinguished professor of criminology and executive director of the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy.
Criminology, law and society professor Danielle Rudes believes that anyone willing to put in the work should be given the opportunity to conduct research and gain experience in their field. That’s why she started a lab specifically for undergraduate research.
PhD Student Heather Prince wins student paper competition
Heather Prince, a doctoral student in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society has won the ACJS Juvenile Justice & Delinquency section’s Student Paper Award. She will be honored this March at the annual meeting in San Antonio for her paper “Anti-Bully Legislation: Effects for Youth in United States Schools.”
Dr. Charlotte Gill, faculty in Criminology, Law and Society, has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminology for her research involving randomized, controlled, field experiments in criminology.
David Weisburd, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society and Executive Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Policing.
In an article on the Department of Justice's pilot program to test body-worn camera technology, ProCon cites criminology, law and society professor Cynthia Lum regarding the inconclusive research about its effectiveness.