RSF Author, Grantee, and Former Visiting Scholar Tom R. Tyler Awarded 2024 Stockholm Prize in Criminology

June 14, 2024

RSF author, grantee, and former visiting scholar and researcher Tom R. Tyler (Yale University) was awarded a 2024 Stockholm Prize in Criminology. The Stockholm Prize in Criminology is awarded for outstanding achievement in criminological research or in the application of research results by practitioners or scholars for the reduction of crime and the advancement of human rights. Tyler was awarded for his “outstanding contributions to the criminology of legitimacy, especially at the micro-social level, with his theories of procedural justice shown by independent field experiments to increase community trust in democratic policing by changing the ways in which police interact with citizens.”

Tom R. Tyler is the Macklin Fleming Emeritus Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory at Yale University. He is co-author of RSF books Legitimacy and Criminal Justice and Trust in the Law and a contributing author to RSF volumes Navigating the Future, Trust and Governance, Trust in Society, and Codes of Conduct. He is a former RSF visiting scholar and visiting researcher, and the recipient of multiple RSF research grants.

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