Event Date and Time
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Prince Georges Room, Stamp Student Union, 3972 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20742


Inaugural lecture and reception in honor of Professor Ray Paternoster to celebrate his life and scholarship to the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice and to the profession.

Hosted by Ray Paternoster Memorial Fund and Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Thursday, May 16, 2019
5:00-5:30 p.m. Memorial Bench Unveiling, LeFrak Hall, Main Entrance
6:00-6:45 p.m. Lecture, Prince George's Room, Stamp Student Union
7:00-9:00 p.m. Reception, Prince George's Room, Stamp Student Union

Speaker: Steven Raphael, Professor and James D. Marver Chair in Public Policy, UC-Berkeley

Additional gifts in honor of Professor Ray Paternoster are greatly appreciated.


About the speaker:
Steven Raphael is a Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley and holds the James D. Marver Chair at the Goldman School of Public Policy. His research focuses on the economics of low-wage labor markets, housing, and the economics of crime and corrections.  His most recent research focuses on the social consequences of the large increases in U.S. incarceration rates and racial disparities in criminal justice outcomes.  Raphael also works on immigration policy, research questions pertaining to various aspects of racial inequality, the economics of labor unions, social insurance policies, homelessness, and low-income housing.  Raphael is the author (with Michael Stoll) of Why Are so Many Americans in Prison? (published by the Russell Sage Foundation Press) and The New Scarlet Letter? Negotiating the U.S. Labor Market with a Criminal Record (published by the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research).  Raphael is research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, the California Policy Lab, the  University of Michigan National Poverty Center, the University of Chicago Crime Lab, IZA, Bonn Germany, and the Public Policy Institute of California.  Raphael holds a Ph.D. in economics from UC Berkeley.

Ray Paternoster