The Criminologist

The Criminologist is an official publication of the American Society of Criminology. The newsletter is designed to provide members with information on societal activities, news concerning criminal justice events, and appropriate news related to the members themselves.

The newsletter is published six times annually, in early January, March, May, July, September, and November. Deadlines for The Criminologist are as follows: December 15 (January/February); February 15 (March/April); April 15 (May/June), June 15 (July/August), August 15 (September/October), and October 15 (November/December).

Members, universities, and criminal justice agencies are invited to submit dates of events, and appropriate announcements to the ASC Executive Office for inclusion in The Criminologist. All such materials should be emailed to Managing Editor, Kelly Vance.


*** PLEASE NOTE: Due to the fiscal challenges ASC is facing as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic, until further notice, The Criminologist will be available online only ***


For advertising questions, please send an email to the Managing Editor, Kelly Vance .

Article/essay submissions:

Articles/essays submitted for consideration are reviewed by the current Editor and Associate Editor who reserve the right to reject or ask for revisions on submitted work. Articles/essays need to follow APA format and use endnotes as opposed to footnotes. Articles/essays are limited to 2500 – 3500 words (depending on whether it is a lead or non-lead); specifics are to be discussed with the Editor and/or Associate Editor. For information on submitting materials of interest, please send an inquiry to the current Editor, Beth Huebner and/or the Associate Editor, Michael Benson