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Michael A. Rocque Bates College

Michael Rocque is an associate professor in the Bates College Department of Sociology and the senior research advisor at the Maine Department of Corrections. His research focuses on life-course criminology, as well as race and justice. He is the author of three books: The Criminal Brain, 2nd edition (2016, NYU Press) with Nicole H. Rafter and Chad Posick, Desistance From Crime (2017, Palgrave-Macmillan), and Great Debates in Criminology (2018, Routledge) with Chad Posick. He was the recipient of the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology’s Early Career Award in 2016.