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Pontell, Henry N. (1950–)

HENRY N. PONTELL is a modern pioneer in white-collar crime research. His writings have covered all aspects of white-collar crime, from medical fraud to the savings and loan crisis to international issues surrounding white-collar crime. As an undergraduate student, Pontell received the New York State Regents Scholar Incentive Award to pursue his studies in sociology and political science at the State University of New York, Stony Brook (SUNY). In graduate school, he received a State University of New York Graduate Research Fellowship and U.S. Department of Justice Research Fellowship. He also worked as a lecturer and as a research associate in the School of Health Sciences at SUNY. Pontell received his Ph.D. in sociology from SUNY Stony Brook in 1979. His dissertation was titled, “Deterrence ...

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