10th Martin Tansey Memorial Lecture. Desistance as a Social Movement. Dr. Shadd Maruna 27th March, 2017 at the Courts of Criminal Justice


The Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development (ACJRD) is pleased to announce that Professor Shadd Maruna, Professor of Criminology,  School of Law, University of Manchester, will deliver this year’s 10th Martin Tansey Memorial Lecture titled “Desistance as a Social Movement” at 5.30 pm  on Monday, 27th March, 2017 in the Juror Reception Area, Courts of Criminal Justice, Dublin 7.

Professor Maruna is  Professor of Criminology in the School of Law, University of Manchester. He was previously Dean of the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University-Newark (2014-2016).

He has worked at Queen’s University Belfast, the University of Cambridge, and the University at Albany, SUNY. His book, “Making Good: How Ex-Convicts Reform and Rebuild Their Lives’” was awarded the Hindelang Prize for “outstanding contribution to criminology” in 2001.

Professor Maruna has received the Hans Mattick Award for Distinguished Contribution to Criminology in 2014, and the inaugural Research Medal from the Howard League for Penal Reform in 2012. He has been a Soros Justice Fellow, a Fulbright Scholar and an H. F. Guggenheim Fellow.

Places are limited for this FREE event and booking will be ESSENTIAL. For more information please visit the ACJRD website at www.acjrd.ie