The American Society of Criminology 2012 Annual Meeting

The American Society of Criminology (ASC) Annual Meeting takes place November 14-17, in Chicago, IL. This year’s theme is “Thinking About Context: Challenges for Crime and Justice.” The meeting gathers numerous minds to discuss the latest topics in criminology, justice and public policy.

Several NORC staffers will be in attendance, chairing sessions, and presenting. Also, Principal Research Scientist Bruce Taylor is receiving the Academy of Experimental Criminology (AEC) Fellows award at this year’s meeting in recognition for his successful leading in field experiments. As part of this award, Taylor is being installed as an (AEC) fellow at the ASC meeting.

Among the NORC staff at the ASC this year:

Wednesday, November 14
Paul Goldstein’s Triaprtite Framework on Drugs and Violence: Looking Back and Forward after 30 Years,” Henry Brownstein, Chair
Strategic Tactical Deployment Violence Reduction in Joliet, Illinois,” Ira Sommers, Co-Author

Friday, November 16
Engagement in Criminal Activity from Adolescence to Young Adulthood: The Role of Protective Factors,” by Elizabeth Hair

Saturday, November 17
The Effects of APD and Psychotherapy on Gender Difference in Violent and Nonviolent Offending,” by Ira Sommers

The meeting will take place at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel, right across from NORC’s headquarters in downtown Chicago. To learn more or register, visit the ASC site.