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About Neal Shover

Neal Shover, a recently retired professor in the Department of Sociology, was one of 12 invited presenters from six nations at a recent conference on use of qualitative research methods in criminology in 2009. The conference was co-hosted by the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement and the University of Leiden. An internationally recognized scholar in the areas of ethnographic research, white-collar crime, and criminal careers, Shover is the author or coauthor of seven books, most recently Choosing White-Collar Crime (Cambridge University Press, 2006). He has held visiting appointments or presented his work in six countries.


Present Faculty Member, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Associate, The Howard H. Baker, Jr., Center for Public Policy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2009-present.
  • Council for International Exchange of Scholars (Fulbright), Senior Specialist Award, 2006.
  • Elected and designated Fellow, American Society of Criminology, 2006.
  • Inaugural Fellow, Social Science Research Institute, University of Tennessee, 1988.

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