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Daniel Preston Mears Florida State University, USA

Daniel P. Mears is the Mark C. Stafford Professor of Criminology in the Florida State University College of Criminology and Criminal Justice. He conducts research on crime causation and social programs and policies, focusing on juvenile and criminal justice and crime prevention and intervention strategies. As a Principal Investigator or lead researcher, he has conducted studies funded by such federal agencies as the National Council on Disability, National Institute of Justice, National Institute on Drug Abuse, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and state agencies. His views have been covered in media outlets, including ABC News, Boston Globe, Dallas Morning News, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, USA Today, and Washington Post, among others. His research has consistently appeared in top-tier journals in the field. He is the author of American Criminal Justice Policy (Cambridge University Press), which received the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ Outstanding Book Award.