Visiting Professor Jukka Savolainen joins Department

Jukka Savolainen will be joining the Department of Sociology as a Government of Finland/David and Nancy Speer Visiting Professor beginning Spring 2007. Professor Savolainen's academic career has been split between Finland and the United States, including earning his BA and MA from the University of Helsinki and his Ph.D. from the State University of New York, Albany. He is currently a Senior Research Analyst at the National Research Institute for Legal Policy, Finland, and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology and a lecturer at the School of Law at the University or Helsinki. Prof. Savolainen has taught classes in criminology and delinquency, research methods, and world population issues. His current research is concerned with adolescent victimization and offending, the effects of sentencing on recidivism and other personal outcomes, and early childhood predictors of a criminal conviction.


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