Tom Castellano Award
MCJA Practitioner Award
The practitioner award recognizes innovative and excellent practitioners in the criminal justice system who make a positive impact on the criminal justice system, including innovative research or policy implementation, active engagement with legislation, involvement with program operations, or other service to the field. Letters of nomination should be submitted by August 25th, 2020. To learn more about the MCJA Practitioner Award, please click here.
Student Paper Competition
Student paper awards recognize outstanding undergraduate and graduate student research. Eligibility is limited to enrolled undergraduate and graduate students at the time of the annual conference in September. Papers written with faculty are not eligible for this award. Students should submit their entries between July 15th and August 1st, 2020, and the winner in each division will be announced during the General Business Meeting at the annual conference. To learn more about the Undergraduate and Graduate Student Paper Competition, please click here.
Student Poster Competition
Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate in the poster competition at the 2020 annual conference. Awards will be given in each division. Entries are limited to students who are first author on the poster (though faculty may co-author). To learn more about the Undergraduate and Graduate Poster Competition, please click here.