Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs
Patrick Sharkey is Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs. He was previously the Scientific Director of Crime Lab New York, an independent organization formed to provide policymakers in New York City with rigorous, objective, scientific evidence to help reduce crime, established in 2014. At Princeton, Dr. Sharkey teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on urban policy, crime, and violence. His most recent book, Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence, was published by W.W. Norton in 2018. He earned his PhD in Sociology and Social Policy from Harvard University.
Did you know?
Women in the U.S. are 21 times more likely to be killed by guns than women in other high-income countries.
Grinshteyn, E. and Hemenway, D. “Violent Death Rates in the US Compared to Those of the Other High-income Countries, 2015.” Preventive Medicine. (2019). https://bit.ly/3kyfsSs