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10th Annual Martin Tansey Memorial Lecture

Professor Shadd Maruna, Professor of Criminology in the School of Law, University of Manchester, delivered this year’s Martin Tansey Memorial Lecture, entitled “Desistance as a Social Movement”.

This lecture took place on Monday, 27th March, 2017, in the Juror Reception Area at the Courts of Criminal Justice.  

Professor Maruna was previously Dean of the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University-Newark (2014-2016), He has worked at Queen’s University Belfast, the University of Cambridge, and the University at Albany, SUNY. His book, “Making Good: How Ex-Convicts Reform and Rebuild Their Lives’” was awarded the Hindelang Prize for “outstanding contribution to criminology” in 2001. 

More recently, Professor Maruna has received the Hans Mattick Award for Distinguished Contribution to Criminology in 2014, and the inaugural Research Medal from the Howard League for Penal Reform in 2012. He has been a Soros Justice Fellow, a Fulbright Scholar and an H. F. Guggenheim Fellow. He is also the editor of the book series “Psychology, Crime and Justice” for American Psychological Association Books, and co-edited the book “Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology” with Keith Hayward and Jayne Mooney (2010).

Professor Shadd Maruna and Maura Butler

Pictured:  Professor Shadd Maruna and Maura Butler, ACJRD Chairperson