We are very pleased to announce that EG member Professor Valeria Vegh Weis has been awarded with the Critical Criminology of the Year Award by the American Society of Criminology Division of Critical Criminology. The awarding committee were greatly impressed with scope, scale and impact of Dr Weis’s work. Further, they highlighted that Dr Weis has taught, researched, and served a range of issues, across many languages and continents. The committee stated that “Dr. Weis is an exemplar of international and internationalist critical criminology”. We send many congratulations to Dr Weis for all her work and receipt of this award.