Michael Massoglia

Position title: Professor, Sociology

Email: mmassoglia@wisc.edu

Mike Massoglia served as the Director of the Legal Studies Program and the Criminal Justice Certificate Program from 2013 to 2017. He is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His work focuses on the social consequences of the expansion of the penal system, the relationship between the use of legal controls and demographic change in the United States, and patterns and consequences of criminal behavior over the life course. Current research projects examine historical variation in U.S. criminal deportations as well as the relationship between incarceration and neighborhood attainment and racial composition. Mike teaches classes on criminology, delinquency, and deviance.