DCC Praxis Award

DCC Praxis Award

The DCC Praxis Award recognizes an individual whose professional accomplishments have increased the quality of justice for groups that have experienced class, ethnic, gender, racial and sexual disparities in policing and punishment. The DCC Praxis Award honors unique achievements in activism, commitment, persuasion, scholarship, service and teaching in areas that have made a significant impact on the quality of justice for underserved, underrepresented, and otherwise marginalized populations.


  • Melissa L. Jarrell, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi


  • Peter Kraska, Eastern Kentucky University Rita Shah, Elizabethtown College


  • David Brotherton, John Jay College of Criminal Justice


  • Nancy K.D. Lemon, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley