JEFFREY FAGAN, JD, is the Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and a professor of Epidemiology a the Mailman School of Public Health. He also is director of the Center for Crime, Community and Law at Columbia Law School, and a former member of the Steering Committee of the Columbia Center on Youth Violence Prevention at the Mailman School of Public Health. His research and scholarship focuses on crime, law and social policy, and current research examines capital punishment, racial profiling, legal socialization of adolescents, the jurisprudence of adolescent crime, and perceived legitimacy of the criminal law. Professor Fagan served on the Committee on Law and Justice of the National Academy of Science from 2000-2006, and as the Committee's vice chair for the last two years. From 1996-2006, he was a member of the MacArthur Foundation's Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice. He is a founding member of the National Consortium on Violence Research, the Working Group on Legitimacy and the Criminal Law of the Russell Sage Foundation, and the Working Group on Incarceration at Russell Sage. From 2002-2005, Professor Fagan received an Investigator Award in Health Policy Research from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and was a Soros Senior Justice Fellow for 2005-6. From 1994-98, he served on the standing peer review panel (IRG) for violence research at the National Institute for Mental Health. He is past editor of the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, and serves on the editorial boards of several journals on criminology and law. He also has served as executive counselor on the boards of both the American Society of Criminology and the Crime and Deviance Section of the American Sociological Association. He received the Bruce Stone Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and is an elected Fellow of the American Society of Criminology. His book, Changing Borders of Juvenile Justice (Chicago, 2000) was named Best Book in 2002 on Social Policy and Adolescence, by the Society for Research on Adolescence. View Faculty CV here (PDF).