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First Year Criminology Faculty Receive Prestigious Awards

April 9, 2014

Filed Under: Awards, Faculty

The College of Criminology and Criminal Justice is proud to announce two of its first year assistant professors have received prestigious research awards.

Dr. Kecia Johnson and Dr. Ashley Rubin were granted First Year Assistant Professor Awards for the 2013-2014 year by the Council on Research and Creativity. The awards, which provide $20,000 toward summer salary support, were granted to just 76 faculty members university-wide.

Dr. Johnson’s research will focus on “Incarceration, Human Capital Acquisition and Racial Inequality in the Labor Market.” Dr. Rubin will examine “Nineteenth Century Sentencing Disparities.”