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Faculty member named outstanding mentor

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Carol Archbold, professor of criminal justice, has been recognized with a 2018 Outstanding Mentor Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

The honor acknowledges mentors who have made significant contributions to the professional development of graduate students and junior faculty members.

“I am honored to be the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Mentor Award. This award means a great deal to me because the nomination was student based,” said Archbold, who joined the NDSU faculty in 2005. “Working with graduate students is the most rewarding part of my position at NDSU. We have amazing students who are eager to learn, which makes my job easy and very rewarding.”

Archbold earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in sociology at the University of North Dakota and her doctorate in criminal justice from the University of Nebraska, Omaha.

Her other honors include the Walter F. and Verna Gehrts Endowed Professorship for 2015-2017, the 2013 Chamber of Commerce NDSU Distinguished Faculty Service Award and the 2011 Outstanding Research/Creative Activity Award for the NDSU College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. She is on the editorial boards of Police Quarterly; Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management and the Journal of Criminal Justice Education.

The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences is an international association established in 1963 to promote scholarly and professional advancement in the field of criminal justice. The group fosters education, research and policy analysis within the discipline.

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