John Dombrink, Professor of Criminology, Law and Society, received Social Ecology's "Professor of the Year" Award at the Social Ecology Honors and Award Convocation on June 9, 2016. He was nominated by Social Ecology graduating seniors as the professor who has been most beneficial to their undergraduate education.
Here are some quotes from students reflecting on Professor Dombrink's exceptional teaching ability:
“Professor Dombrink has forever impacted my life and my future. Not only has he prepared me for a career in my field of study, but he also saw the hidden potential within me that I didn't see in myself."
“Professor Dombrink goes far and beyond the expectations of a professor. He really cares for his students and wants them to succeed. He encourages critical thinking, lectures in a unique style, and is truly devoted and dedicated to his job.”
“Professor Dombrink has been a great mentor throughout my career here at UCI. I have been part of the Criminology Outreach Program, which he is in charge of and I have witness the effort he puts into this program. [He is] always willing to go the extra mile.”