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Member David Weisburd  

David Weisburd

Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law

The Hebrew University, Jerusalem 

Institute of Criminology

George Mason University


DAVID WEISBURD is a distinguished professor of criminology, law and society and director of the Center for Evidence Based Crime Policy at George Mason University. He also holds a joint appointment as the Walter E. Meyer professor of law and criminal justice at the Hebrew University Faculty of Law in Jerusalem. He serves as a senior fellow at the Police Foundation in Washington DC and is chair of its Research Advisory Committee. Professor Weisburd is an elected fellow of the American Society of Criminology and of the Academy of Experimental Criminology, and is a member of the OJP Science Advisory Board, the Campbell Collaboration Crime and Justice Group and the National Institute of Justice/Harvard University Executive Session in Policing. Professor Weisburd is also a member of the Committee on Law and Justice of the National Research Council and served on the NRC working group on Evaluating AntiCrime Programs and its panel on Police Practices and Policies. Professor Weisburd is author or editor of more than twenty books and over one hundred scientific articles that cover a wide range of criminal justice research topics, including crime at place, white collar crime, policing, and criminal justice statistics and social deviance. He is the 2010 recipient of the Stockholm Prize in Criminology. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from Yale University.  Read More

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