The 2016 award ceremony took place on the evening of June 15 and was followed by a gala dinner in the Golden Hall.

Sweden’s Minister for Justice and Migration Morgan Johansson presented the 2016 Stockholm Prize in Criminology to Emeritus Professor Travis W. Hirschi, the University of Arizona USA, Professor Cathy Spatz Widom,  the John Jay College of Criminal Justice USA and Professor Per-Olof Wikström, the University of Cambridge UK. Read more about prize winners.

The prize is awarded annually and the prize sum amounts to SEK 1 million. An international jury chaired by Professor Jerzy Sarnecki, Stockholm University, and Professor Lawrence Sherman, University of Cambridge, selects the prize winner from submitted nominations.

Watch the recordings from the prize ceremony at su.se/play.

 

The Golden Hall in Stockholm City Hall. Photo by Yanan Li.
The Golden Hall in Stockholm City Hall. Photo by Yanan Li.