Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

Delbert S. Elliott

Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Sociology, University of Colorado Boulder

Fellow, Institute of Behavioral Science
Research Professor, Institute of Behavioral Science

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Washington

Founding Director

Dr. Elliott is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Sociology, research professor in the Institute of Behavioral Science and founding director of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence. He directed a series of major longitudinal studies and published seven books on violence and delinquency. He was the senior science editor in 2001 of Youth Violence: A Report of the Surgeon General and was presented the Public Health Service Medallion for Distinguished Service by David Satcher, MD, PhD, U.S. Surgeon General in 2001.