Wed, Nov 28, 2012
9:30 - 11:00 A.M.
Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom
Dr. Scott H. Decker, a Foundation Professor and Director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University, will present “Life Course Perspectives on Gang Membership: Walter Miller and the Lost Gang Project” as part of the Beto Chair Lecture series on Nov. 28.
Dr. Scott DeckerDr. Decker, a leading gang researcher, will discuss his latest study updating the first nationally funded gang outreach project in Roxbury, Massachusetts in the 1950s. Led by cultural anthropologist Walter Miller, the project chronicled the day-to-day experiences of nearly 500 gang members in a neighborhood a few miles south of Fenway.. . . read more