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Frank E. Hagan Mercyhurst University, USA

Frank E. Hagan is a native of the North Side of Pittsburgh and has earned degrees at Gannon, Maryland, and Case Western Reserve. He is the director of the James V. Kinnane Graduate Program in Administration of Justice and is the author of eight books. These are Deviance and the Family (with Marvin B. Sussman), Introduction to Criminology (10th edition), Crime Types and Criminals, Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology (9th edition), Essentials of Research Methods in Criminal Justice, Political Crime, White Collar Deviance (with David Simon), and The Language of Research (with Pamela Tontodonato).

He is also the author or coauthor of many journal articles and articles in edited volumes. A recipient of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Fellow Award (2000), he was also awarded the Teacher’s Excellence Award by Mercyhurst University in 2006. His major interests are research methods, criminology and organized crime, white-collar crime, and political crime and terrorism.