Sellin-Wolfgang Research Prize

This prize is given at graduation in recognition of the best senior thesis submitted by a criminology major each year.

To be considered for the prize, submissions must to received by the thesis adviser and the department by Friday, April 1, 2016.


2014    Emily Anne Leven - Transit police in the neighborhood: The effects of a SEPTA police initiative on crime

2013    Olivia Choy - Heart Rate as a Mediator of the Social Adversity-Antisocial Behavior Relationship 

2012    Corey Conyers - An investigation into the Crime Reduction Effects of CCTV Cameras in Lancaster, PA

2011    Zach Sommers – The Effects of Demographic Factors on Sentencing and Probation Outcomes

2010    Jill Portnoy – The Second to Fourth Digit Ratio (2D:4D) and its Relation to Crime, Aggression and Pychopathic Personality