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

Martine Haas Appointed Lauder Professor

Haas is also the Anthony L. Davis Director of the Lauder Institute.

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Schelter Receives Chemistry Award for Impact

Eric J. Schelter, Professor of Chemistry, has won the Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Award, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated creativity and impact in the field of inorganic chemistry.

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López Named Edwin B. and Leonore R. Williams Professor of Romance Languages

Ignacio Javier López, Professor and Chair of Romance Languages, has been appointed Edwin B. and Leonore R. Williams Professor of Romance Languages.

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Linker Named Samuel H. Preston Endowed Term Associate Professor in the Social Sciences

Beth Linker, Associate Professor of History and Sociology of Science, has been appointed the Samuel H. Preston Endowed Term Associate Professor in the Social Sciences.

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Positive Psychology Center Receives NEA Grant

It has been named a National Endowment for the Arts Research Lab.

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Duckworth Named a Public Influencer by Education Week

Angela Duckworth, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology, was included in the top 10 of Education Week’s 2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

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