The Institute of Criminology at the University of Cambridge, UK, has a worldwide reputation for excellence in both research and teaching. Information about our teaching and research can be found on our courses and research pages. Further information about the Institute can be found using the relevant link.
The Institute, founded by Sir Leon Radzinowicz in 1959, was one of the first criminological institutes in Europe and has exerted a strong influence on the development of the discipline. Many of the academic staff are international leaders in their fields. Staff hail from multidisciplinary international backgrounds and their interests cover a broad range of topics, please see individual personal pages to read more on the research involved. In recognition of their outstanding research, Cambridge criminologists have been awarded numerous prestigious international awards.
The Institute is also home to the Radzinowicz Library, which houses the most comprehensive criminology collection in the United Kingdom.
Professor David FarringtonAwarded ASC 2014 August Vollmer Award
David Farrington has been selected to win the 2014 August Vollmer Award of the American Society of Criminology, honouring his contributions of research to public policy.
Lawrence Shermanhas received the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters (D.H.L.)
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