Helgi Gunnlaugsson

Project participant

Helgi Gunnlaugsson, a Professor of Sociology at the University of Iceland since 2001. He received his BA degree in Sociology from the University of Iceland in 1982 and his MA and Ph.D from the University of Missouri in 1985 and 1992, specializing in sociology of law and criminology. Gunnlaugsson’s main research interests include criminology, penal policy and the problem of drugs and alcohol in society. Gunnlaugsson has written several books, one co-authored with John F. Galliher (2000); Wayward Icelanders: Punishment, Boundary Maintenance and the Creation of Crime, and his articles have appeared in numerous journals like Law and Society Review, Social Problems, British Journal of Criminology, European Journal of Criminology and Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention.