Patrick Morvan is a professor at the University Panthéon-Assas (Paris 2) in Paris. It investigates the criminal phenomenonts from all aspects (juvenile delinquency, sexual violence, homicides, "traditional" crimes, State crimes, organised crime, white-collar crime, etc.).
The prevention and treatment of delinquency is another key subject (deterrent function of the sentence, factors of recidivism, factors of desistance, evidence-based models of treatment of offenders). This generalist approach is based on all social, legal, human and medical sciences (law, sociology, history, social psychology, psychiatry, genetics, neuroscience, etc.).