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Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich, PhD, SJD

Professor

2002 SJD, Harvard Law School
1997 LLM, Harvard Law School
1995 PhD, University of Delaware
1992 MA, University of Delaware
1987 LLB, University of Zagreb

Biography

Sanja Kutnjak Ivković is a professor at the School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University. She holds a doctorate in criminology (PhD, University of Delaware) and a doctorate in law (SJD, Harvard University).  Her research focuses on comparative and international criminology, criminal justice, and law. Professor Kutnjak Ivković is the author of Reclaiming Justice: The International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and Local Courts (Oxford University Press, 2011; co-authored with John Hagan), The Fallen Blue Knights: Controlling Police Corruption (Oxford University Press, 2005) and Lay Participation in Criminal Trials (1999). She is the co-author with Carl Klockars and Maria R. Haberfeld of Enhancing Police Integrity (Springer, 2006), and co-editor with Carl Klockars and Maria Haberfeld of Contours of Police Integrity (Sage, 2004), which received American Society of Criminology International Division Honorable Mention. Professor Kutnjak Ivković’s work has appeared in leading academic and law journals, such as the Law and Society Review; Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology; Criminology and Public Policy; Law and Policy; Stanford Journal of International Law; Cornell International Law Journal; Policing and Society; Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management; Police Quarterly. She has served as Vice Chair (2009-2011) and Chair (2011-2013) of the ACJS International Section and is the co-founder of the Law and Society Association Collaborative Research Network on Lay Participation. Professor Kutnjak Ivković is currently serving as the Chair of the ACJS International Section G. O. W. Mueller Award Committee, the Chair of the Croatian American Bar Association Vinodol Award Committee, a member of the ASC-DIC Student Paper Award Committee, an Executive Counselor of the ACJS International Section, a member of the 2014 ASC Organizing Committee, and a member of the International Criminal Justice Review Editorial Board.

Publications

Reclaiming Justice

Year: 2011 Authors: Kutnjak Ivkovich, S. and Hagan, J. Publisher: Oxford University Press

Rainless West: The Integrity Survey's Role in Agency Accountability

Year: Forthcoming Authors: Kutnjak Ivkovich, S., Haberfeld, M., and Peacock, R. Journal: Police Quarterly

Threading the Thin Blue Line: Transition Toward Democratic Policing and the Integrity of the South African Police Service

Year: Forthcoming Authors: Kutnjak Ivkovich, S., and Sauerman, A. Journal: Policing and Society

Curtailing the Code of Silence among the South African Police

Year: Forthcoming Authors: Kutnjak Ivkovich, S., and Sauerman, A. Journal: Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management

The State of Police Integrity in Armenia: Findings from the Police Integrity Survey

Year: Forthcoming Authors: Kutnjak Ivkovich, S., and Khechumyan, A. Journal: Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management