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Ten faculty members named Women’s Leadership Fellows


Dr. Sarah Shannon, Director of Criminal Justice Studies, has been named a UGA Women's Leadership Fellow for 2023-2024.

"Sarah Shannon, Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor in the department of sociology and director of the criminal justice studies program, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. She studies systems of criminal punishment and their effects on social life, including monetary sanctions, incarceration and collateral consequences of felony convictions. Shannon’s interdisciplinary research has been published in top scholarly journals in sociology, criminology, social work, public health and geography. Her teaching has been recognized with awards for excellence in undergraduate and graduate instruction, research mentoring, creative teaching and service-learning."

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