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Officers & Committees

Current DWC Officers and Their Terms

2015-2016 DWC Committees

Ad Hoc Constitution and Bylaws Committee This committee is convened only when needed to address potential changes in the DWC constitution or bylaws.  Per the bylaws, the Chair of the DWC selects the committee members.
Chair: Deena Isom

Diversity and Inclusion Committee: Responsible for outreach to and increasing the membership and participation of underrepresented groups withinDWC.
Chair: Deshonna Collier

External Nominations Committee: Works to identify and nominate DWC members for: (1) ASC Executive Board positions, (2) ASC committees, and (3) ASC awards in order to increase visibility and representation of the DWC in the larger ASC setting.  The committee is generally comprised of three senior members of the division and the majority of the work is done between December and March.
Co- Chairs: Molly Dragiewicz and Claire Renzetti

Internal Awards Committee: Coordinates the nomination and election of DWC members for DWC awards.  This committee is suitable for either graduate students or faculty members/practitioners. It should be chaired by a faculty member/practitioner.  Work is completed in the summer/fall.
Co-Chairs: Emily Wright and Marilyn Corsianos

Internal Nominations Committee: Solicits nominations for DWC officers and facilitates the DWC election.  This committee is suitable for either graduate students or faculty members/practitioners.  Work is completed in the summer and fall.
Chair: VACANT

Newsletter Committee: Responsible for publication of electronic newsletter on behalf of DWC.  This committee is suitable for either graduate students or faculty members/practitioners. It should be chaired by a faculty member/practitioner.  Work is periodic throughout the year, with the publication of three editions (spring, summer, fall).
Chair: Jordana Navarro

Outreach Committee: Develops and implements strategies to recruit new members to the DWC; develop strategies to asses and support the needs of existing members.  This committee is suitable for either graduate students or faculty members/practitioners.  Work is periodic throughout the year.
Co-Chairs: Ashley Wiegand and Kelly Faust

Programming Committee: Organizes DWC panels, sessions, and events of interest for the ASC Annual Meeting and distributes this information to the DWC and ASC membership.
Chair: Leanna Bouffard

Siegel and Feminist Criminology Graduate Awards Selection Committee: Coordinates applications for and selects winners of the Larry J. Siegel and the Feminist Criminology graduate student awards.  Appointed by the chair and the editor of Feminist Criminology.
Chair: Rosemary Barberet

Social Media Committee: Maintains the DWC webpage and all social media, including policies governing social media usage.  This committee is suitable for either graduate students or faculty members/practitioners. It should be chaired by a faculty member/practitioner.  Work is periodic throughout the year.
Chair: Christina DeJong

Special Events Committee: Plans and coordinates annual Social Hour and business meeting breakfasts; facilitates development of other special events, as needed.  This committee is suitable for either graduate students or faculty members/practitioners.  Work is completed in the late summer and fall.
Co-Chairs: Lane Gillespie and Tara Richards

Student Affairs Committee: Develops and implements strategies to recruit student members to the DWC; develops strategies to assess and support the needs of student members.  This committee is suitable for either graduate students or faculty members/practitioners.  Work is periodic throughout the year.
Chair: Amanda Admire

Student Paper Awards Committee: Solicits nominations and selects the recipient of the DWC Student Paper Awards.  This committee is best suited to faculty members or practitioners, particularly those of a higher rank.  Work is completed in the summer and fall.
Co-Chairs: Dana Radatz and Jennifer Carlson

Teaching and Pedagogy Committee: Organizes sessions on teaching at the ASC meetings, updates the division syllabus collection, and supports other committees with teaching-related issues.  This committee is suitable for either graduate students or faculty members/practitioners.  Work is periodic throughout the year.
Co-Chairs: Devon Thacker Thomas and Melencia Johnson


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