Jeffrey A. FaganMS, PhD
Jeffrey Fagan is an Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and Professor of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. He is also a senior research scholar at Yale Law School, where he is a frequent visiting professor. His research and scholarship examine policing, the legitimacy of the criminal law, capital punishment, legal socialization of adolescents, neighborhoods, and crime, and juvenile crime and punishment.
He served on the Committee on Law and Justice of the National Academy of Science from 2000-2006, and on the MacArthur Foundation’s Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice. He was a member of the 2004 National Research Council panel that examined policing in the U.S. He has been an expert witness on capital punishment to the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. He is a fellow of the American Society of Criminology and served on its executive board for three years. He is a past editor of the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency and serves on the editorial boards of several journals in criminology and law.