The Lipman Family Professor Criminology, Law, and Public Policy
Former dean of the College of Criminal Justice at Northeastern University in Boston
James Alan Fox has published eighteen books -- including Extreme Killing: Understanding Serial and Mass Murder, The Will to Kill: Making Sense of Senseless Murder, and Violence and Security on Campus:
From Preschool through College -- and hundreds of articles and newspaper columns on serial murder, mass killing, school shootings, youth violence and capital punishment. He also writes the "Crime and Punishment" blog for the Boston Globe. As an authority on homicide and violence, he appears regularly on national television and radio programs, and is frequently interviewed by the press. He also served as news analyst for NBC and FOX. He was profiled in the New York Times, in Scientific American, and in a two-part cover story in USA Today that described him as "arguably the nation's foremost criminologist." Fox
often gives lectures and expert testimony, including over one hundred keynote or campus-wide addresses around the country, fifteen appearances before the U.S. Congress, and briefings at the White
House and the Department of Justice.
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