Published: Sept. 30, 2020

Assistant Sociology Professor Brenden Beck (along with coauthor Adam Goldstein) recently won the American Society of Criminology's Petersilia Award for Best Paper, for “Governing Through Police? Housing Market Reliance, Welfare Retrenchment, and Police Budgeting in an Era of Declining Crime” (Social Forces, 96(3):1183-1210). The Joan Petersilia Outstanding Article Award was established in 2006 to honor exceptional contributions made by scholars in article form. The award is given annually for the peer-reviewed article that makes the most outstanding contribution to research in criminology.