Awards

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The College of Criminology and Criminal Justice is pleased to congratulate Daniel Mears, Mark C. Stafford Professor of Criminology and Distinguished Research Professor, on being recognized with the Bruce Smith, Sr. Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
NIH Grant Info
A National Institutes of Health grant totaling $490,436 was recently awarded to three professors from the College's Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research. This grant will fund a three-year study, “The Individual, Situational, and Contextual Risk Factors for Violent Firearm Injury and Firearm Homicide: A Comparative, Policy-Focused Approach,” conducted by Drs.
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A National Science Foundation grant totaling $236,985 was recently awarded to the College's Hate Crime Research and Policy Institute.
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The College is pleased to announce that Dr. Ted Chiricos, William Julius Wilson Professor Emeritus of Criminology, has recently been named a Fellow of the American Society of Criminology (ASC).
2021 FSU Faculty Award Winners
College of Criminology & Criminal Justice Associate Professor Jillian Turanovic and Mark C. Stafford Professor of Criminology Daniel Mears were recently honored by the University with faculty awards.
Matthew Robinson
Matthew Robinson, College of Criminology & Criminal Justice alumnus and professor at Appalachian State University, was recently named among the Top 25 most influential criminologists by AcademicInfluence.com, coming in at the 19th most influential in the field.
Brendan Lantz
The College of Criminology & Criminal Justice is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor Brendan Lantz has been selected as the 2021 Academy New Scholar awardee for the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
Joe Schwartz
The College of Criminology & Criminal Justice is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Joseph A. Schwartz is this year’s recipient of the Early Career Award from the BioPsychoSocial Division of the American Society of Criminology (ASC).
Julie Kuper
The College of Criminology & Criminal Justice is pleased to announce that Ph.D. student, Julie Kuper, has been honored with the Graduate Student Paper of the Year award from the American Society of Criminology (ASC) Division of Victimology.
Daniel P. Mears
The College is pleased to announce that Daniel P. Mears, Mark C. Stafford Professor of Criminology, is the recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Corrections and Sentencing.