Ouss Named Jerry Lee Assistant Professor of Criminology

Aurélie Ouss, Assistant Professor of Criminology, has been named Jerry Lee Assistant Professor of Criminology. Ouss came to Penn in 2017 following a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Chicago Crime Lab, having received her Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. Her research, which has received support from JPAL North America, the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, and the MacArthur Foundation, examines how good design of criminal justice institutions and policies can make law enforcement fairer and more efficient.

The Jerry Lee Assistant Professorship in Criminology was established in 2003 by Jerry Lee through The Jerry Lee Foundation to support the recruitment of faculty in the field of criminology. Lee was the Founder and President of 101.1 More FM Radio in Philadelphia.

 

Arts & Sciences News

A.T. Charlie Johnson Named Rebecca W. Bushnell Professor of Physics and Astronomy

A.T. Charlie Johnson, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, has been appointed the Rebecca W. Bushnell Professor of Physics and Astronomy.

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Penn Arts & Sciences Announces College Graduation Speakers for 2019

Stacey Snider, C’82, PAR’19, the only woman to have run two major movie studios, and Hannah Sweeney, C’19, will speak at this year’s graduation ceremony for the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts & Sciences.

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Two College Juniors Chosen as 2019 Truman Scholars

College juniors Louis Lin and Ángel Ortiz-Siberón have been selected as 2019 Truman Scholars. The Truman Scholarship is a highly competitive, merit-based award offered to U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals who want to go to graduate school in preparation for a career in public service.

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Arts & Sciences Faculty Named 2019 Guggenheim Fellows

They are among 168 scholars, artists, and scientists chosen as 2019 Guggenheim Fellows in the United States and Canada based on “prior achievement and exceptional promise.”

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Campbell Grey Named ACLS Fellow

The fellowship will support his current research project, Living with Risk in the Late Roman World.

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Penn Arts & Sciences Announces 2019 Teaching Award Recipients

Steven J. Fluharty, Dean of Penn Arts & Sciences, and Paul Sniegowski, Stephen A. Levin Family Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 awards for distinguished teaching in the School.

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