the criminology and criminal justice network
Los Angeles, CA (April 25, 2011) SAGE recently awarded 10 junior faculty members in the field of criminal justice with professional development grants that helped underwrite their travel to the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences annual meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Additionally, award winners attended a pre-conference workshop focused on teaching criminology, run by Heath Copes of the University of Alabama, Birmingham, a highly-experienced criminology instructor.
This award was developed in 2008 as a partnership between SAGE, the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and participating SAGE authors. The award is funded not only from SAGE, but also from the donation of royalties of participating authors.
Winners of this year’s award include:
-J.C. Barnes, University of Texas at Dallas
-Michael Bush, Northern Kentucky University
-Tina L. Freiburger, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
-William C. Hale, Ph.D., Louisiana State University in Shreveport
-Danielle Arlanda Harris, PhD, San Jose State University
-Richard D. Hartley, University of Texas at San Antonio
-Nicole Hendrix, Ph.D., Radford University
-Catherine D. Marcum, Ph.D., Georgia Southern
-Matt R. Nobles, Ph.D., Sam Houston State University
-Jeffrey T. Ward, University of Texas at San Antonio
Award recipients were selected from applicants who met the following requirements:
-Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences members
-received a graduate degree within the last five years
-taught full time for less than five years
-an untenured faculty member or doctoral level teaching assistant
-currently teaching in a criminal justice/criminology program at a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
“SAGE has always encouraged professional development of faculty and are happy to continue that tradition with these awards,” said Jerry Westby, SAGE Publisher. “We are excited to be supporting young faculty members with the support of our current authors. It’s a great way to see the support of the criminal justice sciences going full circle.”