Stay informed: Sign up for eNews Subscribe

Academy of Criminal Justice Science 2021

Criminology at UC Press

Our publishing program in criminology and law acts as a catalyst for change, one that showcases a rich fabric of global, multi-disciplinary inquiry that informs pressing questions about—and creative solutions to—equal access to justice in the world.

It’s a vibrant, award-winning destination for critical voices that confront the criminal justice crisis and interregotate the ways in which the law drives inequality. Many of our authors identify as scholar-activists, and they work tirelessly to dismantle systems of oppression in marginalized communities and throughout the criminal legal system.

Our titles speak to the urgent debates roiling in our country right now about how to reform or rethink the building blocks of criminal injustice: racial inequities, parole, cash bail, police brutality, carceral politics, immigration detention, surveillance, and police-community relations, just for starters.

Meet the Editor

Although we are unable to see you in person, we'd still love for you to "stop by the booth" and meet with us virtually. Want to pitch your book? Come prepared with clear statements of your argument, your audience, and why you want to write this book.

Maura Roessner - Criminology and Law

See what Maura Roessner is interested in acquiring & schedule a meeting.

Sign Up for UC Press eNews

Enter for a chance to win $100 worth of books. Sign up here.

Request Exam or Desk Copies

Are you an instructor? Visit any book's page to make your request.

Save 40% on UC Press Books

Enter Conference Discount Code 20E6078. Discount code is valid through June 30, 2021.

View more Criminology & Criminal Justice titles from UC Press

Alt-Right Gangs by Shannon E. Reid, Matthew Valasik

Alt-Right Gangs: A Hazy Shade of White

  • by Shannon E. Reid (Author), Matthew Valasik (Author)
  • September 2020
  • Paperback $29.95, £25.00|
    Hardcover $85.00,  £70.00|
    eBook $29.95,  £25.00
Criminology Explains School Bullying by Robert A. Brooks, Jeffrey W. Cohen

Criminology Explains School Bullying

  • by Robert A. Brooks (Author), Jeffrey W. Cohen (Author)
  • September 2020
  • Paperback $29.95, £25.00|
    Hardcover $85.00,  £70.00|
    eBook $29.95,  £25.00
Law and Society Today by Riaz Tejani

Law and Society Today

  • by Riaz Tejani (Author)
  • August 2019
  • Paperback $75.00, £62.00|
    eBook $75.00,  £62.00