Friday, October 17, 2014

Beto Chair Lecture: Dr. Marvin Krohn

Beto Chair Lecture Series

Fri, Oct 24, 2014 9:30 - 11:00 A.M. Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom

Dr. Marv Krohn Dr. Marv KrohnDr. Marv Krohn, a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law at the University of Florida, is one of the leading life course criminologists in the country. He will discuss “Examining the Causes and Consequences of Late Onset Offending.”

Dr. Krohn has a long-standing interest in the study of causes of delinquency and drug use, focusing primarily on social processes and changes over the life course. For 26 years, he has been a Co-Principal Investigator on the Rochester Youth Development Study, a three generational longitudinal panel study targeting those at high risk for serious crime and delinquency. Among the issues he explores are childhood precursors of delinquency, intergenerational transmission, involvement in delinquent behavior and gangs during adolescence, and the consequences of such involvement for life chances as an adult. . . . Read more . . .

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