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John Hagedorn, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Criminology, Law, and Justice


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Selected Publications

A World of Gangs: Armed Young Men and Gangsta Culture. Minneapolis, University
of Minnesota Press. 2008

Forsaking Our Children: Bureaucracy and Reform in the Child Welfare System,
Chicago, Lakeview Press, 1995

People And Folks: Gangs, Crime and the Underclass in a Rustbelt City, with Perry
Macon. Chicago, Lakeview Press, 1988; 1998.


PhD, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Selected Presentations

  • Gangs and Culture. Keynote Address to the Midwest Gang Conference. Madison, WI May 2009.
  • “The history of gangs in Chicago.” Lecture to the Chicago Freedom School. Chicago. 2007.
  • “Race and Class in Chicago.” Address at the School of the Chicago Art Institute.
    Chicago. 1997.