Mackenzie Kushner wins ASC Graduate Student Paper award

Congratulations to Mackenzie Kushner, who was just awarded the Graduate Student Paper of the Year Award by the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Victimology! Only two students receive this award annually. Mackenzie’s paper, “Betrayal trauma and gender: An examination of the victim-offender overlap”, was a sole authored piece published in the Journal of Interpersonal […]

The emergence of Covid-19 team science: A new interdisciplinary project between UF Sociology and Linguistics

A new interdisciplinary collaboration spanning three UF departments and research groups has been formed thanks to the UF Informatics Institute (UFII) COVID-19 Response Seed Funding initiative. The project, titled “The emergence of Covid-19 team science: tracking topics, networks and expertise in global Covid-19 research” and based in the Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law […]

Race and racism: resources and courses in sociology and criminology

Our faculty collectively developed a list of department courses and resources, including readings and data sources, to allow ourselves, our students, and others to learn more. Below we link the full list of resources and related courses for Fall 2020. List of resources Download pdf Fall 2020 Courses Race-Focused Courses SYD3700 Minorities in American Society […]

Congratulations to Pilar Morales!

Congratulations to Pilar Morales for receiving the O. Ruth McQuown Scholarship Award! Established by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in memory of O. Ruth McQuown, this competitive award recognizes graduate students who demonstrate a commitment to break down barriers, create a welcoming environment, and foster inclusion and diversity in academic achievements, contributing to […]

Congratulations to Roberto Ferrer!

Congratulations to Roberto Ferrer, a UF criminology major, for being accepted into the UF Bob Graham Center’s Reubin Askew Scholars Program! Qualifications for this program include aspiring to be a “change agent” in governmental/non-profit organizations or educational institutions serving the public, identifying problems that need to be solved in the public sphere, having actively participated […]