Crime History: ‘Dean of Criminology’ coins term white-collar criminal – Washington Examiner


Crime History: 'Dean of Criminology' coins term whitecollar criminal
Washington Examiner
27, in 1939, Edwin Sutherland introduced the concept of whitecollar crime at a speech to the American Sociological Association, leading to a fundamental change in the study of crime. Sutherland, often called the "Dean of Criminology," claimed that the