Richard Berk

News

  • Richard Berk of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for developing a probation and parole risk-assessment tool for Philadelphia. Read article here.

  • Richard Berk of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted in a Washington Post article about crime that occurs on a local level. He says, "Some cities that have more problems than others, and in those cities some neighborhoods have more problems than others, and to talk about national anything is just politics."

  • In a Q&A with Penn News, Richard Berk of Criminology discusses common misconceptions about the use of artificial intelligence in the criminal-justice system, a topic he presented on in July to representatives of Silicon Valley, privacy-focused NGOs, universities and the federal government.

Chair, Department of Criminology
Professor of Criminology
Professor of Statistics

Ph.D., Sociology, Johns Hopkins University, 1970

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