Last updated on: 6/4/2013 | Author: ProCon.org

Richard Berk, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Criminology and Statistics at the University of Pennsylvania
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Aug. 12, 2008

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to death penalty issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to death penalty issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Criminology and Statistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2006- present
  • Distinguished Professor of Statistics and Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1997-2006
  • Director, UCLA Statistical Consulting Center, 1997-2002
  • Director, Center for the Study of the Environment and Society, University of California, Los Angeles, 1990-1997
  • Professor of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1988-1997
  • Professor of Sociology and Statistics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1986-1987
  • Director, Social Process Research Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1983-1987
  • Professor of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1976-1987
  • Associate Professor, Sociology and Urban Affairs, Northwestern University, 1973-1976
  • Assistant Professor of Sociology and Urban Affairs, Northwestern University, 1970-1973
  • Recipient, Paul S. Lazarsfeld Award, American Sociological Association
Education:
  • PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 1970
  • BA, Yale University, 1964
Other:
  • None found