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Co-Director, Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict at Northeastern University
The Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict
949 Renaissance Park
Boston, MA 02115
Tel: 617 373 4983 Fax: 617 373 8646
JACK LEVIN, Ph.D. is Professor Emeritus and Co-Director of Northeastern University’s Center on Violence and Conflict.
Levin has authored or co-authored more than 30 books, including Mass Murder: America’ s Growing Menace, Extreme Killing, The Functions of Prejudice, Hate Crimes Revisited, The Will to Kill: Making Sense of Senseless Murder, Domestic Terrorism, Serial Killers and Sadistic Murderers—Up Close and Personal, The Violence of Hate, and Hate Crime: A Global Perspective.
Dr. Levin was honored by the Massachusetts Council for Advancement and Support of Education as its “Professor of the Year” and by the American Sociological Association for his contributions to the public understanding of sociology. He has also received awards from the Eastern Sociological Society, Association of Clinical and Applied Sociology, and Society for the Study of Social Problems.
Moreover, he has spoken to a wide variety of community, academic, and professional groups, including the White House Conference on Hate Crimes, the Department of Justice, OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (a membership of 59 countries), the Royal College of Psychiatry in London, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.