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Cullen, Francis T. (1951–)

FRANCIS CULLEN, distinguished research professor in the department of criminal justice at the University of Cincinnati, is a prolific and widely read scholar. As of 2003, he had published over 170 works covering crime and deviance theory, corrections, white-collar crime, public opinion, and sexual victimization. He is the recipient of the Outstanding Scholarship Award from the Crime and Delinquency Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems and has served as president of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the American Society of Criminology.

Having experienced the public and political unrest of the 1960s, social context and consequences have played a major role in shaping Cullen's career. Cullen attended an inner-city Boston, Massachusetts, high school during a time when racial equality dominated public ...

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