Dr. Matthew DeLisi

Dept:Sociology - LAS
Office:203 East Hall
510 Farm House Ln
Ames IA
Vita:Dr. Matthew DeLisi CV
Topics of interest: career criminals, Habitual criminal offending, self-control theory

Matt DeLisi is Coordinator of Criminal Justice Studies, Professor in the Department of Sociology, and Faculty Affiliate of the Center for the Study of Violence at Iowa State University. Professor DeLisi is one of the most prolific and highly-cited criminologists in the world with over 350 scholarly publications mostly in the areas of pathological criminality, psychopathy, self-control, offender/inmate behavior, and the genetics of antisocial behavior. In 2012, Dr. DeLisi received the prestigious Fellow Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. He has provided expert services and consulted on capital murder and multiple-homicide offender cases in multiple federal and state jurisdictions. Professor DeLisi has provided testimony to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee and consulted on criminal justice policy to a variety of federal stakeholders including the United States Attorney General, United States Probation and Pretrial Services, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and others. He is a member of the International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and Association for Psychological Science.

Major Awards

Fellow, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, 2012

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Criminal Justice

Editorial Board Member

American Journal of Criminal Justice, 2011-Present

Criminal Justice Review, 2009-Present

International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 2009-Present

Journal of Criminal Justice, 2010-Present

Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 2008-Present

Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 2011-Present

Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 2008-Present

Journal of Behavioral Health, 2012-Present

Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 2013-Present