Crime & Justice Policy

Mark Berg

  • Director, Crime and Justice Policy Research Program
  • Senior Research Fellow in Residence
  • Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology


Mark Berg’s research interests primarily include interpersonal violence, situational mechanisms in disputes, mobilization of law, and the social context of adolescent development and well-being. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on communities, criminology, and interpersonal violence.  

Educational Background

  • PhD, Criminology, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2009
  • MS, Sociology, Iowa State University, 2005