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Previous ASC Annual Meeting Program Chairs, Themes,
Meeting Locations, Abstracts and Index of Participants

**Please note that ASC does NOT retain copies of any of the papers presented at our past meetings. These indices only provide abstracts. You will have to contact the author(s) directly for a copy of the paper. You may be able to find contact information in our Member Directory.**

2017 

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Nov. 15 - 18, 2017

  Lynn A. Addington and Robert J. Kane
  Crime, Legitimacy and Reform: Fifty Years after the President’s Commission
  Presidential & Sutherland Addresses
  Searchable Program  (No need to log in to view the Searchable Program; use the links on the left side of screen.)
  Program PDF
   

2016

Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Nov. 16 - 19, 2016

  Lauren Krivo and Katheryn Russell-Brown
  The Many Colors of Crime & Justice
  Presidential & Sutherland Addresses
  Searchable Program (No need to log in to view the Searchable Program; use the links on the left side of screen.)
  Program PDF
   

2015

Washington DC Hilton, Nov. 18 - 21, 2015

  Jean McGloin and Chris Sullivan
  The Politics of Crime & Justice
  Presidential & Sutherland Addresses
  Searchable Program (No need to log in to view the Searchable Program; use the links on the left side of screen.)
  Program PDF
   

2014

San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Nov. 19 - 22, 2014

  Bonita Veysey and Robert Apel
  Criminology at the Intersection of Opression
  Presidential & Sutherland Addresses
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  Program PDF
   

2013

Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Nov. 20 - 23, 2013

  Timothy Brezina and Susan F. Sharp
  Expanding the Core: Neglected Crimes, Groups, Causes and Policy Approaches
  Presidential & Sutherland Addresses
  Presidential Papers
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  Program PDF
   

2012

Chicago Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Nov. 14 - 17, 2012

  Pamela Wilcox and John Wooldredge
  Thinking About Context: Challenges for Crime and Justice
  Presidential & Sutherland Addresses
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  Program PDF
   

2011

Washington Hilton Hotel, Nov. 16 - 19, 2011

  Ryan King and Eric Baumer
  Breaking the Mold: Innovations and Bold Ventures in Criminology
  Presidential & Sutherland Addresses
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  Program PDF
   

2010

San Francisco Mariott Marquis, Nov. 17 - 20, 2010

  Crystal Garcia and Kenna Quinet
  Crime and Social Institutions
  Presidential & Sutherland Addresses
  Searchable Program (No need to log in to view the Searchable Program; use the links on the left side of screen.)
  Program PDF
   

2009

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Nov. 4 - 7, 2009

  Natasha Frost and Joshua Freilich
  Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy
  Presidential & Sutherland Addresses
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  Program PDF
   

2008

Hyatt Regency St. Louis Riverfront Hotel, Nov. 12 - 15, 2008

  G. David Curry and Jody Miller
  Reinvigorating Theory Through Diversity and Inclusiveness
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  Program PDF
   

2007

Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, Nov. 14 - 17

  Candace Kruttschnitt and Ross MacMillan
  Crime and Justice: In the Global and in the Local
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  Program PDF
   

2006

Los Angeles Convention Center, Nov. 1 - 4

  Doris MacKenzie and Alex Piquero
  Democracy, Crime and Justice
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  Program PDF
   

2005

Toronto Royal York Hotel, Nov. 15 - 19

  Frankie Bailey and Colin Loftin
  The Interdisciplinary Roots and Branches of Criminology
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  Program PDF
   

2004

Nashville Convention Center and Renaissance Hotel, Nov. 17 - 20

  Bonnie Fisher and Melissa Moon
  Taking Stock: The Science of Criminology and the Pursuit of Justice
  (ASC co-sponsored a meeting that was held at the Renaissance La Defense Hotel in Paris from May 13-15, 2004, organized by Chris Eskridge. The theme of the meeting was What Works in Reducing Crime.)
  Program Resources Events & Meetings
   

2003

Denver Adams Mark Hotel, Nov. 19 - 22

  Denise Gottfredson and Sally Simpson
  The Challenge of Practice, The Benefits of Theory
  Program Resources Events & Meetings
   

2002

Chicago Palmer House Hotel, Nov. 20 - 23

  William Laufer
  Re-Inventing Justice: Theories, Innovations and Research
  Program Resources Events & Meetings
   

2001

Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, Nov. 7 -10

  Valerie Jenness and Richard Leo
  Criminology, Justice, and Public Policy in the 21st Century
  Program Resources Events & Meetings
   

2000

San Francisco Westin St.Francis Hotel, Nov. 15 - 18

  Deborah Baskin and Ira Sommers
  Crime and Criminology in the Year 2000
  Program Resources Events & Meetings
   

1999

Toronto Royal York Hotel, Nov. 17 - 20

  Simon I. Singer
  Explaining and Preventing Crime: The Globalization of Knowledge
  Program Resources Events & Meetings
   

1998

Washington, D.C. Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Nov. 11 - 14

  Matthew T. Zingraff
  Crime, Justice and Public Policy: Examining our Past and Envisioning our Future
  Program pdf
   

1997

San Diego Sheraton Hotel, Nov. 19 - 22

  Debra Curran
  Crossing Boundaries and Building Bridges: The Discipline and the Profession of Criminology
  Program pdf
   

1996

Chicago Marriott Hotel, Nov. 20 - 23

  Raymond Paternoster
  Controlling Crime and Achieving Justice
  Program pdf
   

1995

Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Nov. 15 - 18

  James Austin and Todd R. Clear
  Crime and Justice: National and International
  Program pdf
   

1994

Miami Hyatt Regency Hotel, Nov. 9 - 12

  Thomas Blomberg
  Challenges of Crime and Social Control
  Program pdf
   

1993

Phoenix Hyatt Regency Hotel, Oct. 27 - 30

  Marcia R. Chaiken
  Violent Crime and its Victims
  Program pdf
   

1992

New Orleans Fairmont Hotel, Nov. 4 - 7

  Timothy Flanagan
  Relevance and Rationality
  Program pdf
   

1991

San Francisco Westin St.Francis Hotel, Nov. 20 - 23

  Ruth Peterson
  Crime and Inequality
  Program pdf
   

1990

Baltimore Omni Inner Harbor Hotel, Nov. 7 - 10

  John Dombrink and James Meeker
  Integrating Theory, Research, and Policy
  Program pdf
   

1989

John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel (Reno), Nov. 8 - 12

  Susan O. White
  Crime in Social and Moral Contexts
  Program pdf
   

1988

Chicago Marriott Hotel, Nov. 9 - 12

  Raymond J. Michalowski
  State and Crime
  Program pdf
   

1987

Montreal Le Grant Hotel, Nov. 11 - 14

  John S. Goldkamp
  Criminology Today: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Research and Practice
  Program pdf
   

1986

Atlanta Marriott Hotel, Oct. 29 - Nov. 1

  Barbara Raffel Price
  Integrating Theory, Research and Practice
  Program pdf
   

1985

San Diego Town and Country Hotel, Nov. 13 - 16

  Marc Reidel
  Taking Stock: Current Knowledge and Future Priorities
  Program pdf
   

1984

Cincinnati Clarion Hotel, Nov. 7 - 11

  Marc Reidel
  Research, Policy, and Practice in Criminology
  Program pdf
   

1983

Denver Marriott Hotel, Nov. 9 - 13

  Joseph E. Scott
  The Causes and Consequences of Crime: Multidisciplinary Contributions
  Program pdf
   

1982

Toronto Sheraton Centre Hotel, Nov. 3 - 6

  Israel L. Barak-Glantz
  Crime and Criminology in the Americas
  Program pdf
   

1981

Washington, D.C. Capital Hilton, Nov. 11 - 14

  Roland Chilton
  The Future of Criminology
  Program pdf
   

1980

San Francisco Sheraton Palace Hotel, Nov. 5 - 8

  Malcolm W. Klein
  Myths and Realities Guiding New Criminal Justice Trends
  Program pdf
   

1979

Philadelphia Sheraton Hotel, Nov. 7 - 10

  Alvin W. Cohn
  Criminology and Criminal Justice: Convergences and Divergences
  Program pdf
   

1978

Dallas Sheraton Hotel, Nov. 8 - 11

  Paul J. Brantingham
  Criminology: Interdisciplinary and International
  Program pdf
   

1977

Atlanta Fairmont Colony Square Hotel, Nov. 16 - 20

  Charles Wellford
  Organized around sub-topics rather than an overall theme
  Program pdf
   

1976

Tucson Marriott Hotel, Nov. 4 - 7

  C. Ronald Huff and Robert Meier
  Organized around sub-topics rather than an overall theme
  Program pdf
  Paper Abstracts
   

1976

Western Division meeting, Hanalei Hotel, San Diego, February 12 - 14

  Two Hundred Years of Criminal Justice: Challenges for the Future
  A Brief History of the Western Division
   

1975

Holiday Inn Toronto-Downtown, Oct. 30 - Nov. 2

  Arnold S.Trebach
  International Perspectives of Criminology
  Program pdf
  Paper Abstracts
   

1975

Western Division meeting

  Westin, St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, February 14 - 15
  Implementing Change
   

1974

Sheraton-Chicago Hotel, Nov. 1 - 4

  Edith Flynn
  Crime and the Moral Order
  Program pdf
   

1974

Western Division meeting

  Hyatt House, San Jose, May 3 - 4
  June Morrison
  Corruption in Criminal Justice
  Program pdf
   

1973

John Jay College, New York City, Nov. 2 - 6

  Donal E. J. MacNamara
  Criminology in an Era of Social Change
  Program pdf
   

1972

Caracas Hilton Hotel, Caracas, Venezuela, Nov. 19 - 25

  Edward Sagarin
  Interdisciplinary Criminology: An Inter-American Approach
  Program pdf
   

1971

Puerto Rico Sheraton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Nov. 3 - 7

  Marvin Wolfgang
  *No formal theme
  Program pdf
   

1970

Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, Nov. 6 - 8

  Simon Dinitz
  Justice in the 70s
  Program pdf
   

1969

The Ohio State University, October 31 - November 2

  Simon Dinitz
  Towards a Redefinition of Crime in an Affluent Society
  Program not available
   

1968

Park Plaza Hotel, Toronto, November 1-3

  Bruno Cormier
  Four subthemes: Juvenile Delinquency, Corrections, Psychiatry, Phenomenology of the Crime Concept
  Program not available
   

1967

New York City, November 3 - 5

  *No formal theme
  Program pdf
   

1966

Bellevue-Stratford Hotel, Philadelphia, November 18 - 20

  Stephen Schafer
  Rethinking
  Program pdf
   

1965

Berkeley, California (Program not available)

  Joseph D. Lohman
  Program not available
   

1964

Montreal, Canada (Program not available)

  Walter E. Reckless
  Program not available
   

1963

Cleveland, Ohio (Program not available)

  Program not available
   

1962

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Program not available)

  Program not available
   

1961

Denver, Colorado (Program not available)

  Program not available
   

1960

New York City (Program not available)

  Program not available
   

1959

University of Arizona, Feb. 1 - 2

  John Kenney
  Education and Training: A Look to the Future
  (ASC co-sponsored a meeting that was held at the LaSalle Hotel in Chicago on December 28, 1959, organized by Donal E.J. MacNamara)
  Program pdf
   

1958

University of Southern California, Jan. 31- Feb. 1

  Public v Police/Research
  Program pdf
  (ASC co-sponsored a meeting that was held at the Hotel Shoreham in Washington, D.C. from December 27 – 28, 1958, organized by Donal E. J. MacNamara. The theme of the meeting was Controversial Areas in Twentieth Century Criminology) Program
   

1957

A meeting was held but information as to the theme, the name of the program chair, the date, and the location is not in our archives (Program not available)
  Program not available
   

1956

Fresno, Hotel Californian, Dec. 28

  John P. Kenney and Richard Hankey
  *No formal theme
  (ASC, then called the Society for the Advancement of Criminology, co-sponsored a meeting that was held at the Hotel Statler in New York City on December 29, 1956, organized by Donal E.J. MacNamara. The theme of the meeting was Science v. Crime)
  Program pdf
   

1955

University of California-Berkeley, Alumni House, Dec. 27 (Program not available)

  Program not available
   

1954

University of California-Berkeley, Dec. 28

  William Dienstein
  Education in Criminology
  Program pdf
   

1953

University of California-Berkeley and the Berkeley Hotel Durant, April 4

  Donal E. J. MacNamara
  No formal theme (discussion focused on course content and curricula)
  (An interim meeting of the ASC, then called the Society for the Advancement of Criminology, was held at Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago on February 24, 1953. The theme of the meeting was Police Education and Training.) Program pdf
  Program pdf
   

1952

Los Angeles, Sept. 20

  Willard E. Schmidt
  Program not available
   

1951

University of California-Berkeley, Dec. 28

  Douglas Kelley
  *No formal theme
  Program pdf
   

1950

University of California-Berkeley

  Program not available
   

1949

University of California-Berkeley, Dec. 29

  August Vollmer
  *No formal theme
  Program pdf
   

1948

Berkeley, Durant Hotel, Dec. 29

  *No formal theme
  Program pdf
   

1947

No meeting held
   

1946

Berkeley, Durant Hotel
  Program not available
   

1945

No meeting held
   

1944

No meeting held
   

1943

No meeting held
   

1942

A meeting was held and there are definite references in existing correspondence to that fact, but the dates are completely unknown, and the location is unclear. There are indirect references to the meetings possibly being held at what is today Washington State University in Pullman, but no firm documentation exists and has now likely been lost to history. (Program not available)
  Program not available
   

1941

Home of August Vollmer, Berkeley, California, Dec. 30 - 31

  Program not available
  Minutes from the first organizational meeting (Program not available)