Richard Berk

News

  • Richard Berk commented in a Wall Street Journal article on the insignificance of a less than 1 percent decrease in violent crime from 2016 to 2017, as reported by the FBI.

  • 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."

Chair, Department of Criminology
Professor of Criminology
Professor of Statistics

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

Videos

  • Raymond and Beverly Sackler Forum: Q&A With Richard Berk on Frontiers of Machine Learning
  • Raymond and Beverly Sackler Forum: Richard Berk on Using Machine Learning in Criminal Justice Risk Assessments
  • Chicago Ideas: Richard Berk on Forecasting Criminal Behavior and Crime Victimization