The Division is proud to recognize the accomplishments of its student members on work relevant to the field of gender and crime.
Graduate Scholar Award: recognizes the outstanding contributions of graduate students to the field women and crime, both in their published work and their service to the Division of Women & Crime. Outstanding contributions may include single or multiple published works that compliment the mission of the DWC, and significant work within the Division, including serving as committee members, committee chairs, or executive board members. Preference will be given to those candidates who have provided exceptional service to the DWC. Eligibility includes scholars who are still enrolled in an M.A. or Ph.D. program at the time of their nomination.
Student Paper Competition: The Division on Women and Crime of the American Society of Criminology invites submissions for the Student Paper Competition. The winners will be recognized during the DWC banquet at the annual conference and awarded cash prizes of $500.00 to the winner of the graduate competition and $250 to the winner of the undergraduate competition. In cases in which there are multiple authors, the award will be divided among the recipients.
Graduate Scholar Award Recipients:
2011: Tara Richards
Student Paper Award Recipients
2012: Kristin Bell (Northeastern University): ‘”Seeing” Genocide: Constructing a Gendered Counter-memory of the Armenian Case.’
2011: Andrea Nicholas (University of St. Louis): “Feminist Advocacy in Community Based Responses to Domestic Violence: An Examination of Feminist Identities, Ideologies and Practices.”
2009: Jennifer McMahon-Howard (University of Georgia): A Longitudinal Examination of the Adoption of Multiple Rape Law Reforms
2007: Tina Freiburger: “The Effects of Gender, Family Status, and Race on Sentencing Decisions”
2007 Honorable Mention: Caroline Akers: The Police Reporting Decisions of Intimate Partner Violence Victims: Race, Marital Status, and Children Considered.
2005: Jennifer J. McMahon (University of Georgia): “Marital Rape Laws, 1976-2002: From Exemptions to Prohibitions”
2005 Honorable Mention: Don Kurtz (Kansas State University): “Controlled Burn: The Gendering of Stress, Burnout and Violence in Modern Policing”
2004: Callie Harbin Burt: “Not Just Rogue Males: Gender Identity in General Strain Theory”
2003: Sara Goodkind and Diane Lynn Miller: “A Widening of the Net of Social Control? ‘Gender Specific’ Treatment for Young Women in the U.S. Juvenile Justice System”
2002: Kristin Carbone: “The Usual Suspects: How Race Affects Decisions to Report Victimization”
2002 Honorable Mention: Amanda Burgess-Proctor (Michigan State University): “Evaluating the Efficacy of Protection Orders for Victims of Domestic Violence”
1999: Emily Gaarder: “A Feminist Version of Justice? The Problems & Possibilities of Restorative Justice”
1998: Angie Moe: “Battered Women in the Restraining Order Process: Observations on a Court Advocacy Program”
2012: Christine Galvin-White (Arizona State University): Lesbian Police Officers: Personal Attributes, Interpersonal Working Relationships and Organizational Discrimination
2011: LarQuette Smith (Michigan State University): “Do Racial Pathways Exist? A Look at the Juvenile Justice System through the Lens of Female Delinquents.”
2009: Andrea Doyle (Oregon State University): “Delinquent Girls: In Need of a Feminist Education for Rehabilitative Programming”
2007: Rebecca DeAngelis: “Differences in Symptomatological Manifestations of Sociopathy Based on Sex”
2005: Desiree D. Adams (University of Alabama): “The Filicidal Body”