Professor of Statistics and Criminology, University of Pennsylvania
Richard A. Berk is a professor in the Departments of Statistics and Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania. He works on a variety of topics in applied statistics, including how best to forecast criminal behavior and crime victimization. His forecasting procedures are being adopted by a number of criminal justice agencies. Professor Berk's most recent book is Criminal Justice Forecasts of Risk: A Machine Learning Approach.