David W Garland

New York University
  • Criminal Law, Modern Social Theory
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Expertise
  • Criminal Law
  • Modern Social Theory
Professional Experience
Professor
New York University
Current
Education
Edinburgh University
Ph.D. | Socio-Legal Studies
Sheffield University
M.A.
Edinburgh University
LL.B.
Honors: 1st Class Honours
Awards
Awarded the 1993 Sellin-Glueck Prize
American Society of Criminology
For distinguished scholarly contributions to criminology by a non-American scholar
awarded the 1991 Outstanding Scholarship Award of the Crime and Delinquency for Punishment and Modern Society.
Division of the Society of Social Problems (U.S.A.)
Awarded the 1991 Distinguished Scholar Award of the Section on Crime
Law and Deviance by the American Sociological Association (Oxford)
Punishment and Welfare was awarded the International Society of Criminology's Prix Dennis Carroll.
This prize is awarded to the most important contribution to international criminology for the 5 year period
selected The Culture of Control as an  Outstanding Academic Title of 2002
Choice Magazine
Professional Associations
Graduate Studies Curriculum Committee, Sociology Department
Current
Graduate Evaluation committee, Sociology Department
Current
Tenure review committee for Eric Klinenberg, Sociology Department
Chair
Current
Steering Committee, Institute for Law and Society
Current
Planning Committee, Institute for Law and Society
Current
Appointments subcommittee (law), Institute for Law and Society
Current
Tenure review committee for Sally Engle Merry, Institute for Law and Society
Current
University of Toronto
External Examiner Appointments for Doctoral and Masters dissertations
Current
Australia National University
External Examiner Appointments for Doctoral and Masters dissertations
Current
Cambridge University
External Examiner Appointments for Doctoral and Masters dissertations
Current
Edinburgh University
External Examiner Appointments for Doctoral and Masters dissertations
Current
University of York
External Examiner Appointments for Doctoral and Masters dissertations
Current
Royal Society of Edinburgh
Fellow
Current
Board of Trustees, American Law and Society Association
Member
Current
Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioural Sciences, Stanford, CA
Fellow
Current
International Advisory Board of the British Journal of Sociology
Member
Current
Editorial Board of Law and Social Inquiry and of the Editorial Board of Studies in Law, Politics and Society
Member
Current
International Advisory Board, British Journal of Criminology
Member
Current
Editorial Boards of The British Journal of Criminology, Crime, Law and Social Change
Member
Current
Law and Society Review
Occasional academic referee
Current
Policing and Society
Occasional academic referee
Current
The Journal of Modern History
Occasional academic referee
Current
Economic and Social Research Council (UK)
Regular referee
Current
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Canada)
Regular referee
Current
Australian National University quality review research evaluation.
external assessor
Current
ASC Sellin-Glueck awards committee
- Current
Punishment & Society
Founding editor
- Current
The Edinburgh Law Review and editorial board
Founding editor
- Current
Global Law Faculty Personnel Committee, Law School
Chair
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Law and Society Association, Program Committee
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editorial board, Punishment & Society
Editor-in-Chief
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Special Professorships Committee, Law School
Chair
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Jurisprudence, Legal Theory and Legal History Area Group, Law School
Chair
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Speaking Engagements
Capital Punishment and American Culture
BBC radio 4 programme, Thinking Allowed, with Laurie Taylor, featuring my current research
The Culture of Control, Hoffinger Colloquium
NYU SCHOOL OF LAW
Legitimacy, Ideology and Criminal Justice, Legitimating Ideologies Conference, New York
Russell Sage Working Group
The Culture of Control,  Permutations of Penality seminar, New York
Graduate school, sociology department, New School,
Penal Excess and Surplus Meaning, Atlanta, GA
Emory Law School
Ideology and Crime: A Further Chapter, Radzinowicz Commemoration Conference, England
Cambridge University
The Culture of Control, The Edwards Lecture
University of Toronto, Centre of Criminology
A Peculiar Institution? Capital Punishment and the American Civilizing Process
Rutgers University Sociology Departmen
A Peculiar Institution? Capital Punishment and American Culture
University Center for Human Values, Princeton University
The James A. Moffett  29 Lecture in Ethics
A Peculiar Institution? Capital Punishment and American Culture
Princeton University
Penal Excess and Surplus Meaning, American Criminology Society meetings, Nashville
Master Trends in Law and Society
New York School of Law
a public conversation (with Marc Galanter)
Penal Excess and Surplus Meaning
presentation to Princeton Sociology Department workshop
Socio-legal studies in a time of crisis
Princeton University
presentation to Law and Society Workshop
The Culture of Control
Radio broadcast, Melbourne public radio. Interview conducted by Scott Anderson of 3CR community radio
The Culture of Control  a response to Italian commentators, Italy
University of Bologna
Pena, controllo sociale e modernita: Una riflessione con David Garland, Italy
Universita degli studi di Milano-Bicocca
 Punishment, Social Control and Modernity , plenary lecture at the conference
The Culture of Control, Criminal Law Workshop Fordham, Law School
Penal Excess and Surplus Meaning, Vancouver
Green College, UBC
American Penality in Sociological Perspective, Vancouver
Simon Fraser University
The Transformation of Criminal Justice
The Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada Lecture, Vancouver
The Culture of Control
Department of Sociology and School of Law, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Havens Visiting Scholars Lectures
Capital Punishment and American Culture, the American Sociological Association meetings,
American Exceptionalism and Capital Punishment, Onati, Spain,
workshop on culture and punishment
Public Lynchings in the New South, Community and Law,
Mass imprisonment and the culture of control, Prof. Margo Schlanger s  Prisons seminar, Harvard Law School
Public Lynching in the New South: Solidarities, Sensibilities, and Social Control, Law and Society Colloquium,
New York Law School
The Rise of Risk
NYU Law School workshop paper( The Culture of Control Special panel at London School of Economics  with Richard Sennett, Stanley Cohen, Nikolas Rose, Lucia Zedner and David Downes  to launch my book.)
The Culture of Control
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Ideas series, A one hour radio programme with David Cayley discussing the themes of new book.
Control, Law and Education: Making Connections, opening session of the  Without Walls conference
Graduate Center, CUNY
The Culture of Control
Department of Criminology, Ottawa University
Crime and Social Control in Late Modernity: From Rehabilitation to Retribution, Ottawa
Law Commission of Canada
Inaugural lecture in the  Living Law lecture series
Thinking about Risk
Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto
The Culture of Control
Yale School of Law
Legal Theory Workshop
Culture of High Crime Societies
Brennan Centre, NYU
conversations on criminal justice series
The Culture of Control
BBC radio 4 programme, Thinking Allowed, with Laurie Taylor,discussing the themes of new book
The Culture of Control, Symposium on  The Culture of Control
LSE, London
The Meaning of Mass Imprisonment, Scottish Criminology Conference, Edinburgh
Mass Imprisonment in the USA: Causes and Consequences, British Criminology Conference, England
University of Leicester
Paper delivered to the British Criminology Conference
The Causes and Consequences of Mass Imprisonment in the USA
NYU SCHOOL OF LAW
 On the Meaning of Mass Imprisonment and  The New Iron Cage . Opening and closing presentations
Legalised Abortion and Crime: A Response to Donahue and Leavitt
Presentation to the NYU Law School faculty workshop
After Penal-Welfare: Social Change and Social Order in Late Modernity, ASC Annual Meetings, Toronto
Talk delivered at the ASC Annual Meetings
The Culture of High Crime Societies, Montreal
McGill University
Talk delivered to the Department of Sociology workshop
The New Politics of Crime Control
John Jay College
Talk delivered to the Neo-Liberalism
Crime and Punishment
 Inside the Law PBS television documentary, taped in NYU Law School
The Puzzle of the Present
Columbia University
Talk delivered to the Law and Society Workshop
The New Grammar of Crime Control, Legal Theory seminar
Boalt Law School, University of California, Berkeley
Talk delivered at the Legal Theory seminar
The New Grammar of Crime Control and Criminal Justice, 44th Annual Southern Conference of Corrections, Palm Beach, Florida
Penal Politics and Popular Culture
Toronto University
Talk to be delivered to the Toronto University Center of Criminology
New Strategies of Crime Control, New Strategies of Crime Control
School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University
New Strategies of Crime Control
The New Strategies of Crime Control: Sources and Contradictions
New York Institute for the Humanities
Paper delivered to the New York Institute for the Humanities
Contemporary Strategies of Crime Control: A Sociological Analysis, Law Department seminar
University of Nottingham
Paper delivered to the Law Department Seminar
 New Strategies of Crime Control, Law Department Seminar
Paper delivered to the Law Department Seminar
Governmentality and the Problem of Crime
NYU
Paper delivered to the NYU Sociology Department Workshop on Crime, Law and Deviance
Philip Selznick s Sociology
Social and Political Theory Group, Edinburgh University
Opening talk of a half-day seminar to discuss Selznick s book The Moral Commonwealth,
Governmentality and the Problem of Crime: Foucault, Criminology, Sociology, The 1st Annual Nigel Walker Lecture
Institute of Criminology and Faculty of Law,Cambridge University
Situational Crime Prevention in Context, Context Colloquium
Cambridge University
Paper to the SCP in Context Colloquium
Probation and the Reconfiguration of Crime Control, First Annual Probation Studies Colloquium
Kellog College, Oxford
Opening lecture to the First Annual Probation Studies Colloquium
Crime Control and Social Order, Toronto Conference on New Forms of Governance, Toronto
Paper delivered at the Annual ASC meetings, San Diego,November 1997Plenary Session
Does the prison work? The role of culture in the interpretation of evidence: A response to J.Q.Wilson, Scottish Criminology Conference, Edinburgh
Risk, Rights and Rehabilitation, Annual Howard League Conference
Oxford
Plenary session lecture to the Annual Howard League Conference
The New Politics of Crime Control, The Fortunoff Colloquium
School of Law, New York University
Does the Evidence Matter?, ISTD conference, London
Plenary session lecture at the ISTD conference entitled Does Punishment Work?
The Punitive Society, Annual Lecture of the Centre for Criminology and the Social and Philosophical Study of Law
Durkheim's Sociology of Punishment and Punishment Today
Oxford
Paper given at the British Centre for Durkheimian Studies
The Decline of the Rehabilitative Ideal? Rethinking Recent Penal History", Tenth Annual Criminal Justice Lecture
University of Southampton
The Challenges of Social Control, American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Miami
Plenary Session
Histories of Criminology, Legal Theory and History Seminar
University of London
paper given at the Birkbeck College Legal Theory and History Seminr
A Postmodern Penality?, 5th Annual Meeting of the Australia and New Zealand Society of Criminology, Sydney
Contemporary Penality, The Distinguished International Scholar s seminar course
New York University
"The Symbolic Dimensions of Criminal Justice, The George Lurcy Lecture, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Amherst College
Capital Punishment and American Culture, Madison
School of Law, University of Wisconsin
Crime Control and Culture, JD seminar on  Punishment
Talk delivered at Yale Law School
Punishment and Culture, The Fortunoff Colloquium
School of Law, New York University
Social Change, Cultural Adaptation and the New Penal Politics, Madison
Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin
The
The Culture of Control: A Response to Commentators, Morrell Conference, York
Paper presented to the Morrell,Conference on Toleration
The Power to Punish and its Projects, Scottish Criminology Conference, Edinburgh
The Rise of Risk, Conference on Risk and Morality
Green College, University of British Columbia
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