Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Justice Center faculty present at American Society of Criminology 2015 Annual Meeting in Washington D.C.

Drs. Allan Barnes, Cory Lepage, André Rosay, Troy Payne, Jason Brandeis, Brad Myrstol, and Lindsey Blumenstein made presentations at the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology in Washington, DC in November.  Daniel Reinhard (Justice BA ‘14) also presented with Dr. Payne about problem complexity in urban areas.  This year's conference theme was "The Politics of Crime & Justice."

Justice Center faculty made nine presentations on topics including violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women and men, Village Public Safety Office (VPSO) involvement in sexual assault investigations, Alaska Victimization Survey data related to sexual violence and negative health outcomes for Alaska Native and American Indian women, Town Square Park and problem complexity in urban areas, spatial patterns of crime, pre-trial diversion, domestic violence, marijuana legalization in Alaska, and classroom teaching methods.

The American Society of Criminology is an international organization whose members pursue scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency.

L to r: Justice faculty - Dr. Lindsey Blumenstein, Dr. André Rosay, Dr. Brad Myrstol,
and Ingrid Johnson, UAF alum, now a doctoral student at Temple University
Criminal Justice Program, at the conference.