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Dan Maier-Katkin

Dan Maier-Katkin

304A Eppes Hall


Diploma in Criminology 1969 (M.PHIL.), University of Cambridge
J.D. 1968, Columbia University, School of Law
B.A. 1965, City College of New York; Psychology

Research Interests

  • International human rights
  • Crimes against humanity
  • Criminal law
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Law and Society
  • Infanticide

Select Publications

  • Maier-Katkin, D. Forthcoming. Stranger from Abroad: Hannah Arendt. Martin Heidegger. Friendship and the Problem of Forgiveness. New York: W.W. Norton.
  • Maier-Katkin, D., Mears, D., and Bernard, T. 2009 “Towards a Criminology of Crimes against Humanity,” Theoretical Criminology, 13: 227256.
  • Maier-Katkin, D., Maier-Katkin, B. 2007. “The Love and Reconciliation of Hannah Arendt and Martin Heidegger.” Harvard Review, 32.
  • Maier-Katkin, D., Maier-Katkin, B. 2006. “Hannah Arendt, Martin Heidegger and the Politics of Reconciliation,” Human Rights Quarterly, 28(1): 86119.
  • Maier-Katkin, B., Maier-Katkin, D. 2004. “At the Heart of Darkness: Crimes against Humanity and the Banality of Evil. Human Rights Quarterly, 26(3).


  • Muslim Women's Responses to Domestic Violence in Kazakhstan, $56,287, awarded by the National Science Foundation, 2000 2004.
  • Improving the Response to Domestic Violence in Kazakhstan. $30,730, awarded by the S. Department of State, 2001-2004.
  • Public Policy and the Idea of Freedom, $30,000, awarded by The John Templeton Foundation, March 2000 present.
  • The Florida Police Corps, U.S. Department of Justice, $4,595,328, August 1998-2001.
  • Law Enforcement and Domestic Violence in Kyrgistan and Khazakstan, $639,650, awarded by the U.S. Department of State, November 1998-2004.
  • The Impact of Drug Law Reform in the Czech Republic, $60,000, awarded by the Alfred Lindesmith Center, December 1999 2002.
  • A Web-based Distance Learning Masters Curriculum in Criminal Justice, $180,000, awarded by the FSU Office of Distance and Distributed Learning, December 1998 present.
  • Hamilton Fish National Institute on School and Community Violence, $200,000, May 1997 and $495,000, May 1998-2004.