Honors

Finalist, NAACP Image Award, Outstanding Literary Work, Debut Author Category Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts

Farrel Grant for Public Policy and the Badesch Fellowship

Finalist, National Council on Crime and Delinquency’s Media, Just Society Award for Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts

New Scholar Award, Semi-Finalist, American Society of Criminology’s Division on People of Color and Crime

Article awards

Winner, Distinguished Article Prize, Sociology of Law Section of the American Sociological Association for Criminology Article, “The Inter-organizational Utility of Welfare Stigma in the Criminal Justice System.”

Winner - Kimberlé Crenshaw Outstanding Article Award, The Society for the Study of Social Problem’s, Division on Racial and Ethnic Minorities for “Criminal Justice Through ‘Colorblind’ Lenses: A Call to Examine the Mutual Constitution of Race and Criminal Justice.”

book awards

Winner, ASA Distinguished Scholarly Book Award, Crook County: Racism and Injustice

Winner, Edwin Sutherland Book Award, The Society for the Study of Social Problem’s, Law Division for Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts

Finalist, C. Wright Award, The Society for the Study of Social Problem’s, for Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts

Winner, Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Outstanding Book Prize, The Society for the Study of Social Problem’s, Law Division for Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts

Winnter, Oliver Cromwell Cox Book Award, 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

Winner, Mary Douglas Prize for Best Book, The American Sociological Association’s (ASA) Sociology of Culture Section for Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts

Best Book Award, the American Sociological Association’s, Section on Race, Class and Gender for Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts

Winner, Silver Medal from the Independent Publisher Book Awards, Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts

Winner, Prose Award for Excellence in Social Sciences, Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division, Association of American Publishers for Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts

Finalist, Prose Category Award for Law and Legal Studies, Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division, Association of American Publishers for Crook County: Racism and Injustice in American’s Largest Criminal Courts