Frank E. Hagan, Ph.D., a graduate of Case Western Reserve University, is a professor of sociology and the author of seven books, including Introduction to Criminology (5th edition), and Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology (7th edition).
He is also the author or coauthor of many journal articles and articles in edited volumes. His major interests are research methods, criminology and organized crime, white collar crime and political crime and terrorism.
2004 - The Regional Fellows' Award and the Founders' Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
2000 - The Academy Fellows' Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
2006 - The Outstanding Teacher's Award from Mercyhurst University