Albert Dzur, professor of political science and philosophy at Bowling Green State University, has won the 2017 Laurence and Lynne Brown Democracy Medal from the McCourtney Institute for Democracy at Penn State University.
The medal is awarded annually to honor the best work to advance democracy in the United States and internationally. Mr. Dzur was chosen because of his research in democratic theory. His most recent work focuses on how democratic professionalism can better manifest itself in operating the criminal justice system.
Mr. Dzur will receive his democracy medal and present the Brown Lecture at a ceremony set to take place at Penn State University on Oct. 20. The lecture will be published by Cornell University Press.
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