Gil Geis Doctoral Award ($500)

Focusing on excellence in research, this award is given annually to a doctoral student in Criminology, Law and Society. The award is named in honor of Professor Emeritus Gilbert Geis, a major figure in the field of criminology and criminal justice, and a UCI faculty member for over three decades. As a highly prolific scholar with hundreds of publications, he was the recipient of numerous university, national, and international awards, and served as a major professional mentor to both students and faculty. Throughout a highly distinguished career, he exemplified excellence in research at all levels.

Year

Graduate

2019 Seth Williams

2018

Alyse Bertenthal

2017

Dallas Augustine

2016

James Wo

2015

Nick Petersen

2014

James Binnall & Adam Boessen

2013

Shannon Reid

2012

Veronique Fortin

2011

Kate Henne

2010

Robert Werth

2009

Aaron Roussell

2008

Philip Goodman

2007

Kristy Matsuda, Jennifer Summer

2006

Andrew Peterson

2005

Paul Kaplan

2004

Jennifer Sumner

2003

Erik Fritzold

 

(Annual award generated from the sales of book edited by Pontell and Shichor, Contemporary Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, Prentice Hall, 2001.)