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Green, David A.

Assistant Professor


3241 North Hall

2006  PhD Criminology
2001  MPhil Criminology
1997  BS Urban Studies
University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge
Worcester State College

David A. Green came to John Jay College in 2008. Before that he received his PhD in Criminology from the University of Cambridge and was then a postdoctoral Junior Research Fellow at Christ Church, University of Oxford. He was selected as a Straus Fellow at New York University Law School’s Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice for 2010-11. His main research interests involve the interrelationship between crime, media, public opinion, punishment, and politics, often in a comparative perspective. He is currently working on projects related to mass-mediated terrorism; public and state punitiveness; America's changing penal climate; and the evolution and significance of the Second Chance Act of 2007, which funds successful prisoner reentry programs. His first book, When Children Kill Children: Penal Populism and Political Culture, was published by Oxford University Press in 2008 in its Clarendon Studies in Criminology series. It received the 2009 British Society of Criminology Book Prize and was released in paperback in 2012. His work also appears in The British Journal of CriminologyCrime and Justice–A Review of ResearchEuropean Journal of Criminology, Punishment & Society, and Crime, Media, Culture.

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