The American Society of Criminology is an international organization concerned with criminology, embracing scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the etiology, prevention, control and treatment of crime and delinquency. This includes the measurement and detection of crime, legislation, the practice of criminal law, as well as a review of the law enforcement, judicial, and correctional systems.
The Society's objective is to bring together a multidisciplinary forum fostering criminological study, research, and education. Our membership includes practitioners, academicians, and students in the many fields of criminal justice and criminology.
ASC MEMBER BENEFITS
The Society conducts Annual Meetings to discussions of topics of general interest for its members. Information can be found at: http://asc41.com/annualmeeting.html
Members receive a discounted registration rate and, if members do so choose, they receive a free candidate listing for the employment exchange at the meeting.
Members receive these journals:
CRIMINOLOGY; the leading quarterly for the study of all areas of crime, deviance and the justice system (published quarterly).
CRIMINOLOGY & PUBLIC POLICY; quarterly journal devoted to policy discussion of criminology research findings (published quarterly).
THE CRIMINOLOGIST; the newsletter filled with news of the Society, short articles, notices of other professional association meetings, requests for proposals, calls for papers from various criminological publications, job announcements, and general information pertinent to the field (published six times a year).
If you wish, you can add membership to any of the ASC specialized divisions to your membership. For information on the divisions, including websites (if available), please refer to our divisions page https://www.asc41.com/divisions.htm.
To join a division, please refer to the Divisions section of the membership form.