The Stockholm Prize in Criminology

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The Stockholm Prize in Criminology

Winners 2014

Winners of the Stockholm Prize in Criminiology 2014 at the Prize Ceremony, together with Swedish Minister for Justice Beatrice ask

Winners 2014: Daniel S. Nagin and Joan Petersilia, with Minister for Justice Beatrice Ask. Photo: Pernille Tofte.

Criminology prize award ceremony

Criminology Prize Winners 2015

Criminology prize winners Ronald V. Clarke and Patricia Mayhew are pioneers of situational crime prevention.


The nomination period for the 2016 award is open February 15 through May 1, 2015.

Recordings from the 2014 Stockholm Criminology Symposium and the award ceremony

Stockholm University recorded many of the lectures at the 2014 Stockholm Criminology Symposium on June 9-11.

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What is The Stockholm Prize in Criminology?

The Stockholm Prize in Criminology is a prestigious international award that aims to highlight the work of researchers who contribute to significant developments in criminological research. The prize will be awarded at a ceremony in Stockholm City Hall, in conjunction with The Stockholm Criminology Symposium in June next year.

Stockholm Criminology Symposium

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Jenny Viström, Prize Office, Stockholm University

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Anna Mannberg, Symposium Office


Jerzy Sarnecki, co-chairman

Lawrence W. Sherman, co-chairman

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