Candace Kruttschnitt received her B.A. in criminology from UC Berkeley and her Ph.D. in sociology from Yale University. She taught at the University of Minnesota before coming to the University of Toronto. She is the author of Marking Time in the Golden State: Women’s Imprisonment in California (with Rosemary Gartner, Cambridge University Press, 2005) and Gender and Crime: Patterns in Victimization and Offending (with Karen Heimer, New York University Press, 2006). Her current research encompasses work on female offenders and comparative penology. Kruttschnitt was a visiting fellow at the University of Helsinki, Cambridge University, the Vrije University Amsterdam and the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement. She recently Co-Chaired the National Academy of Sciences Panel on Measuring Incidences of Rape and Sexual Assault in BJS Household Surveys and she was President of the American Society of Criminology in 2015.