Political science professor Tom Vicino helps to bridge the gap between campus living and learning. Professor Vicino is charged with facilitating, strengthening, and expanding the relationship between students and faculty. ..
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Ph.D., 1980, Sociology
University of Pennsylvania
Professor Singer’s scholarship focuses on adolescent offender and juvenile justice. His most recent book, America’s Safest City: Delinquency and Modernity in Suburbia (New York University Press, 2014), won the American Society of Criminology’s 2015 Michael J. Hindelang Book Award for the most valuable contribution to research in criminology. His earlier book, Recriminalizing Delinquency: Violent Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice Reform (Cambridge University Press, 1996), won the American Sociological Association’s 1999 Albert J. Reiss Distinguished Scholar Award in crime, law, and deviance. He has received grants from the National Institute of Justice and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. His current book project is on juveniles lifers in America’s criminal justice system.
Books and Monographs
“The PROSE Awards, presented by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division, have recognized distinctive books, journals, and electronic content in 54 categories since 1976. The judges, a diverse group of peer publishers, librarians, and medical professionals, look for exceptional works with significant contributions to the arts, humanities, sciences, and math. This year, seven books in Project MUSE were recognized for their excellence…the seven books recognized in the Biological & Life Sciences, Biomedicine & Neuroscience, Law & Legal Studies, Theology & Religious Studies, U.S. History, Social Work, and Single Volume Reference/Science categories.”