Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Criminology
Jack Levin, Ph.D. has authored or co-authored more than thirty books including The Allure of Premeditated Murder, Extreme Killing, Serial Killers and Sadistic Murderers, Mass Murder, and Hate Crimes as well as more than 250 articles and columns. While an active faculty member, Levin was honored as Massachusetts “Professor of the Year” and by the ASA for his contributions to the public understanding of sociology. He has also received awards from the ESS, AACS, and SSSP.
Lifetime Achievement Award, Who’s Who 2018-19Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to Crime and Delinquency, Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP), 2013. Lester Ward Award, Association for Clinical and Applied Sociology, 2011. International Who’s Who, 2010 American Sociological Association, Public Understanding of Sociology Award, 2009-2010. Apple Award for Exemplary Contributions to the Teaching of Sociology, New England Sociological Association, 2009. Sigma Delta Tau Sorority, Outstanding Professor, 2008 Photograph included in Bill Brett, Boston, An Extended Family (Commonwealth Editions, 2007). Honorary member of Phi Kappa Phi, 2007. Aspiration Award, Northeastern University, 2006. Robin Williams Distinguished Lecturer, Eastern Sociological Society, 2004-5 Who’s Who in the Social Sciences, 2004-2005 Sign of Honour for contributions to international collaboration, South-West University,Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, 2002. Named to list of “100 Who Made Their Mark,” Northeastern University Magazine,September 1998 Irving and Betty Brudnick Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Criminology, 1997-2014 College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor, Northeastern University, 1996-1999 Urban Law and Public Policy Institute Distinguished Professor, Northeastern University Law School, 1995-1996 CASE Professor of the Year, Massachusetts, 1991-92 Honorary Member, Golden Key National Honor Society, 1991 Pioneer Award, New England Sociological Association, 1991 Award, Disabilities Resource Center, Northeastern University, 1990 Instructional Fellowship Award, Northeastern University, 1984 Excellence in Teaching Award, Northeastern University, 1981 Who’s Who in Education, Nursing, the East and the World Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
New England Sociological Association (Past President)Eastern Sociological Society (Vice President, 1994-95) American Sociological Association Society for the Study of Social Problems Eastern Educational Research Association (Past Division Chair) American Society of Criminology American Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences International Society of Criminology Common Ground: Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations (Board of Advisors)
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Boston University, 1968