Department of Sociology professor and interim chair James E. Hawdon and alumnus Jose Torres (Ph.D. 2016), along with Timothy Reling, received the Wayman Mullins Award for Best Journal Article from the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology for “Role Conflict and the Psychological Impacts of the Post-Ferguson Period on Law Enforcement Motivation, Cynicism, and Apprehensiveness,” Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology33.4 (2018): 358–74.