During his career, Prof. Shoham has been awarded numerous prizes and citations, including the Presidential Citation (1975) and Sellin-Glueck Award (1977) of the American Society of Criminology, of which he is a Fellow; a Medal of Honor presented by the Prime Minister of France for contributions to international criminology; and the Annual Award for 1990 of the World Society of Legal Medicine. In 2003, Prof. Shoham was awarded the Israel Prize, the most important and prestigious award given in Israel. Lately, in 2007, he was awarded the EMET Prize (Arts-Sciences-Culture) of the AMN Foundation, awarded by the Prime Minister of Israel.
He has served in various editorial capacities and is presently editor of Israeli Studies in Criminology and executive editor of the Series on Alienation of the International Sociological Association. Among other affiliations, Prof. Shoham serves on the Board of Directors of the International Society of Criminology and is an Honorary Fellow of the the Australian Forensic Association. Prof. Shoham has delivered hundreds of lectures at conferences and institutions spanning 20 countries, and has published hundreds of articles in leading academic and professional journals. A sampling of his 70 books includes Crime and Social Deviation; Society and the Absurd; The Myth of Tantalus; Rebellion, Creativity and Revelation; Violence: An Interdisciplinary Study; Promethean Bridge (French); The Violence of Silence; Valhala, Calvary and Auschwitz; The Situational Prevention of Crime; and The Mark of Cain (also in Japanese).
The Psychological Basis of anti-Semitism, Istanbul, 1995
"Culture , Conflict and Crime, an Inter-European Mediterranean Research Project on the Relationship between Norm Crime and Deviance," Malta, 1994
Experimentation in the Treatment of Problem Identities of Children: The Big Brother Project
The Empirical Validation of a Personality Theory
Problems of Innovation
Violence in Israeli Prisons
The Aetiology of Lesbianism
The Aetiology of Psychosis and Psychopathy
The Personality Core of Hard Drug Users
Personality and Cancer
Measuring Instrument of "Participation and Separation as Core Personality Dynamics"
Reclassification of Prisoners in Israeli Prisons
Treatment of Offenders by ex-offenders