Mission Statement: The Minorities and Women Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences is the section for people who are interested in issues within criminal justice that are pertinent to underrepresented minorities and women. Our goal is
to further the development of socially relevant policy recommendations,
research, theory, and teaching practices on issues relevant to minorities and
women in criminal justice. The Minorities and Women Section is one of the
vehicles for bringing life to the Academy's policy of diversity and
Section News: We are seeking individuals interested in service to the section. The service can be in the form of service on the award committees, development of new scholarships to sponsorship of papers at the annual meetings, etc. We welcome new members who share our interests, vision and passion for serving the Academy.
Member Benefits: Our section website and e-mail listserv serves
as a clearinghouse for information and an exchange of ideas among section
members. On our website, members will find annual meeting information,
members scholarship, the section blog, Equal Justice, the section
newsletter, Minorities and Women Section Speaks,
and information about the nomination process for our section awards
ans student travel awards, and a searchable membership directory
based areas of research expertise in an effort to foster research collaboration
among our members. In addition, members receive a copy of the Journal of
Ethnicity in Criminal Justice.
To join the section, current ACJS members should contact firstname.lastname@example.org; non-members of ACJS can join ACJS and the section online on the Membership page of the ACJS website.
To learn more about Minorities and Women Section, please visit our website at: www.acjs-mws.org.
Chair - Kimberly D. Dodson, University of Houston - Clear Lake
Vice Chair - LeAnn N. Cabage, Iowa State University
Secretary - Vacant
Executive Counselor - Frances P. Bernat, Texas A&M International University
Executive Counselor - Nishaun T. Battle, Virginia State University
Executive Counselor - Schannae L. Lucas, California Lutheran University