(Potter, Hillary A - 2013) -- BFA Award for Excellence in Leadership and Service
Award or Honor Receipt
Since joining the faculty of the Department of Sociology in 2005, Professor Potter has distinguished herself with her service to her home department as well as at the state and national levels. At the state level, Dr. Potter has served as a member of the Board of the Denver Civil Service Commission. Nationally, she has served as the elected Chair of the Division on People of Color and Crime for the American Society of Criminology. The ASC is one of the top two US professional organizations for criminologists, and the executive director of that organization notes that Professor Potter is known for “her diligence, for her leadership, and as someone who is committed to the growth and development of our field in word and deed.” On the CU-Boulder campus, Dr. Potter has worked to increase the quality of the Sociology Department’s internship program, and she also formed an undergraduate club for criminology students. Professor Potter has worked extensively as a mentor for student-athletes, focusing especially on issues of alcohol consumption and sexual relationships.