Barry A. Krisberg is currently a Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley Institute for the Study of Societal Issues. For several years, he was a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Earl Warren Institute at UC Berkeley Law School.
Dr. Krisberg received his master's degree in criminology and a doctorate in sociology, both from the University of Pennsylvania. He served as the President of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency for over 30 years.
Dr. Krisberg was a faculty member in the School of Criminology at the University of California at Berkeley and a Lecturer in Residence at UC Berkeley Law School. He was also a Visiting Professor at John Jay College in New York.
In 1993 he was the recipient of the August Vollmer Award, the American Society of Criminology’s most prestigious award. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the ASC Division of People of Color
Dr. Krisberg has been appointed by several courts to oversee consent decrees involving the civil rights of incarcerated youth. He has prepared several declarations for resentencing JLWOP cases under Miller v Alabama and California’s SB 9 law.