Professor Ross Matsueda has been named the 2016 winner of the American Society of Criminology's Sutherland Award. The Sutherland Award is the ASC's most prestigious award. ASC describes the award as recognizing "...outstanding contributions to theory or research in criminology on the etiology of criminal and deviant behavior, the criminal justice system, corrections, law, or justice. The distinguished contribution may be based on a single outstanding book or work, on a series of theoretical or research contributions, or on the accumulated contributions by a senior scholar."
Previous awardees include Travis Hirschi, Ruth Peterson, John Hagen, Robert J. Sampson among many other notable criminologists.
Great recognition for our fine colleague.