Richard Rosenfeld

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American sociologist

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Richard Rosenfeld was born in 1948. He earned his B.A. and his Ph.D in sociology from the University of Oregon. He has been honored by his colleagues on several occasions. He was selected as a Fulbright Scholar in 2016 and received the Edwin H. Sutherland Award from the American Society of Criminology in 2017.

Rosenfeld’s research has concentrated on crime control, criminal justice policy, the social sources of crime and the statistical trends of criminal justice in the United States. He has examined violent crime in St.Louis, finding geographic areas with higher concentrations of violent crime, and evaluating the correlations between these areas and socioeconomic conditions. He has previously served as the president of the American Society of Criminology and on the National Academy of Science’s Committee on Law and Justice. He has published multiple articles and books, including Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community.

Today, he sits on the Science Advisory Board of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice and has been the Criminologist in Residence with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department since 2012. He became a Founder’s Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri - St. Louis in 2014 and is a fellow of the American Society of Criminology.

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According to Wikipedia, Richard Rosenfeld is an American criminologist and Founders Professor at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Education Rosenfeld received his B.A. in 1972 and his Ph.D. in sociology in 1984, both from the University of Oregon.

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