Aaron Charles Kupchik

Sociology & Criminal Justice

Phone: (302) 831-3267

Email: akupchik@udel.edu

Office: 203 25 Amstel Ave

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421, aboyle@udel.edu
  • Research focuses on juvenile justice with interests in punishment and policing of youth in schools, courts, and correctional facilities, as well as inequality among juveniles.
  • Can discuss crime rates, the causes of crime and inequality in schools.
  • Author of the books, "Judging Juveniles: Prosecuting Adolescents in Adult and Juvenile Courts" and "Homeroom Security: School Discipline in an Age of Fear."
  • Sits on the Campaign for Youth Justice's advisory board.

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Professor, Sociology

In The News:
Alabama schools still use zero tolerance policies shown to have little effect (AL.com)
After Howard death, panel calls for more school cops (News Journal)
Why are police inside public schools? 9The Conversation)
What happens when cops become hallway monitors (Christian Science Monitors)
Your school is becoming a police state: The shocking, Orwellian rise of "school resource officers" (Salon.com)

UDaily Article:
UD's Kupchik says policing, punishment in nation's schools a serious problem

schools, sociology, juvenile delinquency, juvenile courts, juvenile prisons, crime