John Hagan
is John D. MacArthur Professor of Sociology and Law at Northwestern University and Co-Director of the Center on Law & Globalization at the American Bar Foundation in Chicago.

He received the Stockholm Prize in Criminology in 2009 and was elected in 2010 to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Hagan is the Editor of the Annual Review of Law & Social Science. His research with a network of scholars spans topics from war crimes and human rights to the legal profession. He is the co-author with Wenona Rymond-Richmond of Darfur and the Crime of Genocide (Cambridge University Press 2009), which received the American Sociological Association Crime, Law and Deviance Section's Albert J. Reiss Distinguished Publication Award and the American Society of Criminology's Michael J. Hindelang Book Award.

His most recent book is Who are the Criminals?: The Politics of Crime Policy in the Age of Roosevelt and the Age of Reagan, Princeton University Press, 2010.

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Books Articles Awards Appointments  
2010 BJS Public Lecture -The Displaced and Disposessed of Darfur
Date: Wednesday, 20 October 2010 at 6.30 p.m
Venue: The Sheikh Zayed Theatre (New Academic Building), London School of Economics
2008 "The Unaccountable Genocide: A Case Study of the Roles of the U.S. State Department and U.S. Government
Accountability Office in Calculating the Darfur Death Toll,"
forthocming in R. Haveman and A.
Smeulers (Eds.), Supranational Criminology: Towards a Criminology of International Crimes, Antwerp,
Intersentia, 2008.
2008 "The Disturbing Case of the British Advertising Standards Authority, the New York
Times, and the State Department's Low Estimate of the Death Toll in Darfur,"
forthcoming in the
Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Volume 5, Issue 2, Spring, 2008.
2006 "Death in Darfur." Science, September 15, 2006. Volume 313, Page 1578.
2005 “Race, Ethnicity and Youth Perceptions of Criminal Injustice,” (with Carla Shedd and Monique Payne) American Sociological Review (2005),70:381-407.
2005 “The Criminology of Genocide: The Death and Rape of Darfur,” (with Wenona Rymond-Richmond and Patricia Parker), Criminology (2005), 43:525-561.
2001 “Youth violence and the end of adolescence,” (with Holly Foster), American Sociological Review (2001), 66:874-899.
2006 “The Science of Human Rights, War Crimes, and Humanitarian Emergencies,” (with Heather Schoenfeld, Alberto Palloni)  Annual Review of Sociology (2006) 32:329-349.
2006 “Swaying the Hand of Justice: The Internal and External Dynamics of Regime Change at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia,” (with Ron Levi and Gabrielle Ferrales), Law & Social Inquiry (2006), 31:585-616.
©2006 John Hagan