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 Monday, April 2, 2018.
2017 Ruth Grossman - Did the 2010 OxyContin reformulation raise Philadelphia's heroin-related mortality rates more than the national average?
2016 Tilyn Nicole Bell - An evaluation of King County, WA's Buyer Beware Program: An assement of the implementation and effects of a pilot prostitution policy
2015 Hannah Danielle Krinsky - Nutrients and delinquents: The effects of banning junk foods in American schools on violent juvenile conduct
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