• Research Professor Emeritus
Joint Appointment
Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Alberta
M.A., Sociology, University of Alberta
B.A., Sociology, University of Illinois

John Hagan

  • Research Professor Emeritus
ABF Researcher

John Hagan is a Research Professor Emeritus at the American Bar Foundation and Professor Emeritus at Northwestern University.  His recent research is on international criminal law, crime and justice in Chicago, and mass parental incarceration in America.  He has received the Stockholm Prize in Criminology, the Edwin Sutherland and Harry J. Kalven Awards, and is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Hagan is a former President of the American Society of Criminology and has received the Guggenheim, German Marshall Fund, C. Wright Mills, and a number of other distinguished scholarly awards.

Research Focus

The intersection of international criminal law, war crimes, war resistance, mass incarceration, lawyers, and domestic criminality.