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Stanley Cohen

Professor Stanley Cohen (_), is the Martin White Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics. A leading writer on criminology, he is credited with coining the term moral panic - in his 1972 study (Folk Devils and Moral Panics) of the popular UK media and social reaction to the Mods and Rockers phenomenon of the 1960s.

American-born Doctor Stanley Cohen, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology and Medicine (1986), is a distinguished researcher and academic, associated with Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville.