Hipp receives the Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award

May 2010

John Hipp, Professor of Criminology, Law & Society and Law and Planning, Policy and Design has received the 2010 Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology.

Established in 1997, the Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award is given to recognize outstanding scholarly contributions to the discipline of criminology by someone who has received the Ph.D., MD, LL.D. or a similar graduate degree no more than five years before the year of the award.

 

 

 

Loftus receives the 2010 Howard Crosby Warren Medal

May 2010

Elizabeth Loftus, Distinguished Professor of Social Ecology, Psychology & Social Behavior, Criminology, Law & Society and Law, has received the 2010 Howard Crosby Warren Medal from the Society of Experimental Psychologists.

Loftus was honored for her significant contributions to the understanding of human memory, especially its fragility and vulnerability to distortion. Loftus received the award Saturday, May 1, at the society's annual meeting in Philadelphia. Loftus' work is relevant to topics such as eyewitness testimony in criminal cases and false recovered memories.

 

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