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.

 

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Crawford Named Kahn Professor for Faculty Excellence

Margo Natalie Crawford, Professor of English and Director of the Center for Africana Studies, has been appointed Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor for Faculty Excellence.

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Euben, Plotkin Named Annenberg Professors

Roxanne L. Euben, Professor of Political Science, has been appointed Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences, and Joshua B. Plotkin, Professor of Biology, has been appointed Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Natural Sciences.

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Cobb and Kahana Named Kahn Term Professors

Paul M. Cobb, Professor and Chair of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, and Michael J. Kahana, Professor of Psychology, have been named Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professors.

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Neil Tomson Awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program Award

Neil Tomson, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, has been awarded a National Sc

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Michael DiBerardinis Named a 2019 Civic Champion

The award is given by CORA Services, a Philadelphia non-profit that aids children, youth, and families experiencing emotional, academic, and social challenges.

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Wilson Named College for Women Class of 1963 Term Professor

Emily Wilson, Professor of Classical Studies, has been appointed College for Women Class of 1963 Term Professor in the Humanities.

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