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n. - A person who studies the theory and practice of prison management.

Usage examples (11)
  • When his opportunity came, his audience did not consist of judge or jury, doctor, lawyer or penologist.
  • She earned her B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh, then moved to New York and attended the New York School of Social Work, where she met Leon Thomas Stern, who was to...
  • Dan MacDougald, a penologist back in the 1960's, reported a lot of success in reforming hardened criminals by breaking down their walls and making them realize that they...
  • The last is well known to every penologist and explicable in general psychological terms. for more
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