Honors and Awards for the Book, "Crook County."  


2017 Finalist - NAACP Image Award (Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author Category) for “Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts.”


2017 Finalist - C. Wright, The Society for the Study of Social Problem’s (SSSP) C. Wright Mills Book Award for “Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts.”


2017 Winner - Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Outstanding Book Prize from The Society for the Study of Social Problem’s (SSSP) Division on Racial and Ethnic Minorities for “Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts.”


2017 Winner - Oliver Cromwell Cox Book Award from the American Sociological Association’s (ASA) Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities (SREM) for “Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts.”


2017 Winner - Mary Douglas Prize for Best Book from the American Sociological Association’s (ASA) Sociology of Culture Section for “Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts.”


2017 Honorable Mention, Book Award from the American Sociological Association’s (ASA) Section on Race, Class and Gender (RCG) for “Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts.”


2017 Winner - Silver Medal from the Independent Publisher Book Awards (Current Events/Social Issues category) for book, “Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts.”


2017 Winner - Prose Award for Excellence in Social Sciences sponsored by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division, Association of American Publishers for “Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts.”


2017 Winner - Prose Category Award for Law and Legal Studies sponsored by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division, Association of American Publishers for “Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts.”


2017 Finalist - the National Council on Crime and Delinquency’s Media for a Just Society Award - a national recognition of a book advances the public’s understanding of criminal justice, juvenile justice, child welfare, and adult protection issues for book, “Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts.”