Jean-Paul Brodeur

Internationally Recognized Criminologist

Jean-Paul Brodeur is recognized world-wide as a premiere Canadian authority on the sociology of policing. He is a major driving force in the International Center of Comparative Criminology (CICC) at the University of Montreal as well as a tenured professor in the department of criminology there. He is a graduate in philosophy of the universities of Paris and of Montreal and has been a leading light in Canadian criminology for over thirty years. His forthcoming book is entitled 'The Policing Web' (Oxford University Press, 2010). He is the author of more than one hundred refereed journal articles, 70 book chapters and 19 books and Canadian government reports. Professor Brodeur was the director of research for several Canadian government commissions of inquiry on policing, sentencing, national security and the Canadian Armed Forces. He was awarded a prestigious Killam scholarship for years 2002-2004. He is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.