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  

Stockholm Prize in Criminology, 2009

Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2010

Best Article Award (with Holly Foster for “S/he’s a Rebel: Toward a Sequential Stress Theory of Delinquency and Gendered Pathways to Disadvantage in Emerging Adulthood.” Social Forces, Vol. 82, pp. 53-86), Section on Mental Health, American Sociological Association, 2005.

Albert J. Reiss Distinguished Scholar Award, Crime, Law & Deviance Section
American Sociological Association, 2003 (for Northern Passage, Harvard University Press).

Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar

The John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow

Edwin H. Sutherland Award
The American Society of Criminology, 1997

C. Wright Mills Award
Society for the Study of Social Problems, 1998 (with Bill McCarthy, for Mean Streets, Cambridge University Press).

Michael J. Hindelang Award
American Society of Criminology, 1998 (with Bill McCarthy, for Mean Streets, Cambridge University Press).

German Marshall Fund Fellow

Alumni Wall of Recognition, Inducted Member
University of Alberta, 1995-

Killam Research Fellowship
The Canada Council, 1991-1993

Elected Fellow
Royal Society of Canada, 1988-

Oswald Hall Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
University of Toronto, 1994

Elected Fellow
American Society of Criminology, 1985-

Elected to Membership
Sociological Research Association, 1985-

Distinguished Scholar Award
American Sociological Association, Section on Crime, Law and Deviance, 1989.

Outstanding Scholarship Award
Society for the Study of Social Problems, Crime and Juvenile Delinquency Division, 1989.

Appointed Fellow
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, 1987-1990.

Appointed Research Fellow
Statistics Canada, 1986-1990.

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