Simon Singer

Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northeastern University

Areas of Expertise

  • Adolescent offenders
  • Juvenile justice

Key Findings


Simon Singer, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University, is an expert in adolescent offender and juvenile justice.

Singer has consulted with the National Institute of Justice and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. He published two award-winning books, America’s Safest City: Delinquency and Modernity in Suburbia, recipient of the ASC 2015 Michael J. Hindelang Award, and Recriminalizing Delinquency: Violent Juvenile Crime and Juvenile, recipient of the ASA Albert J. Reiss Distinguished Scholar Award. His most recent book received the 2016 Prose Award from the Association of American Publishers (AAP) Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division.

He has been published in numerous academic journals and has contributed dozens of articles and book chapters.

Singer received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania.

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