Shlomo Giora Shoham, Professor of Law and Senior Lecturer on the staff of the Zefat Academic College, is a world-renowned criminologist, who has published more than a hundred books and some thousand articles on crime, deviance, philosophy, religion, psychology, and the human personality. Over the years, he has developed his innovative personality theory, a highly appraised new theory of personality development. In 2003, Professor Shoham was awarded the Israel Prize for research in criminology. Previously, he was awarded the Sellin-Glueck Award, the highest prize in American criminology, and recently the prestigious Emet Prize. He is the recipient of a decoration from the prime minister of France. Professor Shoham has lectured all over the world, and has been a resident at the universities of Oxford, Harvard, and the Sorbonne.