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Carson Named Recipient of ACJS Bracey/Joseph New Scholar Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (April 4, 2016) – Jennifer Carson, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Central Missouri, recently received the Dorothy Bracey/Janice Joseph Minority and Women New Scholar Award from the Academy or Criminal Justice Sciences Affirmative Action Committee.

Carson received the award at the ACJS annual meeting April 1 in Denver.

The award annually recognizes outstanding academic contributions by new minority and female scholars in honor of the first female and racial minority ACJS presidents.

Carson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Psychology from the University of Minnesota, and Master of Arts and Ph. D. degrees in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland. She joined the UCM faculty in 2010 and serves as undergraduate research and external scholarships coordinator in addition to teaching courses in comparative justice systems and terrorism.