Definition of Penologist

1. Noun. A person who studies the theory and practice of prison management.

Generic synonyms: Social Scientist
Derivative terms: Penology



Definition of Penologist

1. n. One versed in, or a student of, penology.

Definition of Penologist

1. Noun. a student of, or expert in penology ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Penologist

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Penologist

1. One versed in, or a student of, penology. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Penologist

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1. Proceedings of the ... Annual Congress of Correction of the American by American Correctional Association (1904)
"The one thing the people fail to understand is that the penologist cannot take a ... And, as before hinted, even if the penologist adopts a certain mode of ..."

2. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1902)
"The progressive penologist would never lose sight of the great demands that devolve upon the enlightened State in the treatment of the unfortunate criminal: ..."

3. A Dictionary of American Authors by Oscar Fay Adams (1904)
"A distinguished penologist of Philadelphia. His writings include every annual report of ... A jurist and penologist of Philadelphia, prominent in all local ..."

4. Prisons and Prisoners by Joseph Adshead (1845)
"We unreservedly say, they have done this, whilst, by " the penologist," such acts " are recognised at once," not only as " sheer nonsense," but as a ..."

5. Human Rights in Venezuela by Clifford C. Rohde, Jamie Fellner, Cynthia G. Brown (1993)
"According to one Venezuelan penologist, conditions in women's jails are not generally as bad as in the men's facilities. In at least one aspect of prison ..."

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