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CEBCP Director presents Mason’s Vision Series Lecture on Policing Reform

Watch George Mason University Provost Office Vision Series featuring CEBCP Director Cynthia Lum on GMU-TV

Mitigating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System

Join the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy and The WestEd Justice & Prevention Research Center for An Important Online Conversation The criminal justice system in the United States has grappled for many decades with racial and ethnic disparities in its outcomes. Findings from studies of juvenile justice, policing, pretrial and bail decisions, sentencing, and corrections…

Hot off the press: TC Magazine Fall 2020

The Fall 2020 issue of Translational Criminology Magazine is now available! Get new ideas about how research is being translated and implemented in practice and hear from practitioners about what is happening in criminal justice today. Access all issues of TC Magazine here. Translational Criminology Magazine, Issue 19 (Fall 2020) Contents: From the Directors Perspectives from the Field…

Call for Papers: Criminology & Public Policy Special Issue on Floyd Protests

The Editors in Chief for Criminology & Public Policy have released a call for papers for a Special Issue on the “George Floyd Protests and the Criminal Justice System: Examining the Etiology of and the System’s Responses to the Protests.”

David Weisburd named the 2nd most influential criminologist today

Professor David Weisburd, the Executive Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy and Distinguished Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society has been named the 2nd most influential criminologist today, and the 13th most influential of all time. Read more about the ranking here. Read more about Professor Weisburd here.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions

The Department of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University is hiring two tenure-track assistant professors to start in the Fall 2021. For more information, see the job announcement.

David Weisburd and Tal Jonathan discuss two goals of the police

CEBCP Executive Director David Weisburd and colleague Tal Jonathan write in an Op-Ed for The Hill that “Fighting crime and gaining public support are two distinct goals for police.” 

Cynthia Lum, Dan Nagin, and Tarrick McGuire appeal for structural policing reforms

CEBCP Director Cynthia Lum, along with Daniel Nagin of Carnegie Mellon University and Tarrick McGuire call for fundamental structural changes in policing in an appeal to police leaders in an Op-Ed for the Washington Post.   Additional related readings: President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing Report (Co-chaired by Laurie Robinson and Charles Ramsey) and…