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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.**

2014 - San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Nov. 19 - 22, 2014; Bonita Vesey and Robert Apel
Criminology at the Intersection of Opression
Presidential Address (coming soon)
Sutherland Address (coming soon)

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 Address
Sutherland Address
Presidential Papers


2012 - Chicago Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Nov. 14 - 17, 2012; Pamela Wilcox and John Wooldredge
Thinking About Context: Challenges for Crime and Justice
Presidential Address
Sutherland Address


2011 - Washington Hilton Hotel, Nov. 16 - 19, 2011; Ryan King and Eric Baumer
Breaking the Mold: Innovations and Bold Ventures in Criminology
Presidential Address
Sutherland Address


2010 - San Francisco Mariott Marquis, Nov. 17 - 20, 2010; Crystal Garcia and Kenna Quinet
Crime and Social Institutions
Presidential Address
Sutherland Address


2009 - Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Nov. 4 - 7, 2009; Natasha Frost and Joshua Freilich
Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy
Presidential Address
Sutherland Address


2008 - Hyatt Regency St. Louis Riverfront Hotel, Nov. 12 - 15, 2008; G. David Curry and Jody Miller
Reinvigorating Theory Through Diversity and Inclusiveness


2007
- Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, Nov. 14 - 17; Candace Kruttschnitt and Ross MacMillan
Crime and Justice:  In the Global and in the Local


2006 - Los Angeles Convention Center, Nov. 1 - 4; Doris MacKenzie and Alex Piquero
Democracy, Crime and Justice


2005 - Toronto Royal York Hotel, Nov. 15 - 19; Frankie Bailey and Colin Loftin
The Interdisciplinary Roots and Branches of Criminology


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
(Note: When the ASC web page crashed in March 2006, we lost probably 60 percent of the 2004 abstracts.  Fortunately, we were able to recover all session and paper titles, as well as all author names and contact information.  If you wish to obtain an abstract that we do not have, you will need to contact the authors directly.)

(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.)


2003 - Denver Adams Mark Hotel, Nov. 19 - 22; Denise Gottfredson and Sally Simpson 
The Challenge of Practice, The Benefits of Theory


2002 - Chicago Palmer House Hotel, Nov. 20 - 23; William Laufer 
Re-Inventing Justice: Theories, Innovations and Research


2001 - Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, Nov. 7 -10; Valerie Jenness and Richard Leo
Criminology, Justice, and Public Policy in the 21st Century


2000 - San Francisco Westin St.Francis Hotel, Nov. 15 - 18; Deborah Baskin and Ira Sommers
Crime and Criminology in the Year 2000


1999 - Toronto Royal York Hotel, Nov. 17 - 20; Simon I. Singer
Explaining and Preventing Crime: The Globalization of Knowledge


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


1997
- San Diego Sheraton Hotel, Nov. 19 - 22; Debra Curran
Crossing Boundaries and Building Bridges: The Discipline and the Profession of Criminology


1996 - Chicago Marriott Hotel, Nov. 20 - 23; Raymond Paternoster
Controlling Crime and Achieving Justice


1995 - Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Nov. 15 - 18; James Austin and Todd R. Clear
Crime and Justice: National and International


1994 - Miami Hyatt Regency Hotel, Nov. 9 - 12; Thomas Blomberg
Challenges of Crime and Social Control


1993
- Phoenix Hyatt Regency Hotel, Oct. 27 - 30; Marcia R. Chaiken
Violent Crime and its Victims


1992
- New Orleans Fairmont Hotel, Nov. 4 - 7; Timothy Flanagan
Relevance and Rationality


1991 - San Francisco Westin St.Francis Hotel, Nov. 20 - 23; Ruth Peterson
Crime and Inequality


1990 - Baltimore Omni Inner Harbor Hotel, Nov. 7 - 10; John Dombrink and James Meeker
Integrating Theory, Research, and Policy


1989 - John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel (Reno), Nov. 8 - 12; Susan O. White
Crime in Social and Moral Contexts


1988 - Chicago Marriott Hotel, Nov. 9 - 12; Raymond J. Michalowski
State and Crime


1987 - Montreal Le Grant Hotel, Nov. 11 - 14; John S. Goldkamp
Criminology Today: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Research and Practice


1986 - Atlanta Marriott Hotel, Oct. 29 - Nov. 1; Barbara Raffel Price
Integrating Theory, Research and Practice


1985
- San Diego Town and Country Hotel, Nov. 13 - 16; Marc Reidel
Taking Stock: Current Knowledge and Future Priorities


1984 - Cincinnati Clarion Hotel, Nov. 7 - 11; Marc Reidel
Research, Policy, and Practice in Criminology


1983 - Denver Marriott Hotel, Nov. 9 - 13; Joseph E. Scott
The Causes and Consequences of Crime: Multidisciplinary Contributions


1982 - Toronto Sheraton Centre Hotel, Nov. 3 - 6; Israel L. Barak-Glantz
Crime and Criminology in the Americas


1981
- Washington, D.C. Capital Hilton, Nov. 11 - 14; Roland Chilton
The Future of Criminology


1980
- San Francisco Sheraton Palace Hotel, Nov. 5 - 8; Malcolm W. Klein
Myths and Realities Guiding New Criminal Justice Trends


1979 - Philadelphia Sheraton Hotel, Nov. 7 - 10; Alvin W. Cohn
Criminology and Criminal Justice: Convergences and Divergences


1978 - Dallas Sheraton Hotel, Nov. 8 - 11; Paul J. Brantingham
Criminology: Interdisciplinary and International


1977 - Atlanta Fairmont Colony Square Hotel, Nov. 16 - 20; Charles Wellford
Organized around sub-topics rather than an overall theme


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)



1976 - Tucson Marriott Hotel, Nov. 4 - 7; C. Ronald Huff and Robert Meier
Organized around sub-topics rather than an overall theme
Paper Abstracts


1975 - Holiday Inn Toronto-Downtown, Oct. 30 - Nov. 2; Arnold S.Trebach
International Perspectives of Criminology
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


1974 - Western Division meeting, Hyatt House, San Jose, May 3 - 4; June Morrison
Corruption in Criminal Justice


1973 - John Jay College, New York City, Nov. 2 - 6; Donal E. J. MacNamara
Criminology in an Era of Social Change


1972 - Caracas Hilton Hotel, Caracas, Venezuela, Nov. 19 - 25; Edward Sagarin
Interdisciplinary Criminology:  An Inter-American Approach


1971 - Puerto Rico Sheraton Hotel, San Juan,Puerto Rico, Nov. 3 - 7; Marvin Wolfgang
No formal theme


1970 - Pennsylvania State University; Simon Dinitz
Justice in the 70s


1969 - The Ohio State University, October 31 - November 2; Simon Dinitz
Towards a Redefinition of Crime in an Affluent Society


1968 - Park Plaza Hotel, Toronto, November 1-3; Bruno Cormier
Four subthemes (Juvenile Delinquency, Corrections, Psychiatry, Phenomenology of the Crime Concept)


1967 - New York City, November 3 - 5
No formal theme


1966 - Bellevue-Stratford Hotel, Philadelphia, November 18 - 20, Stephen Schafer
Rethinking


1965 - Berkeley, California; Joseph D. Lohman


1964 - Montreal, Canada; Walter E. Reckless


1963 - Cleveland, Ohio


1962 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


1961 - Denver, Colorado


1960 - New York City


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.)


1958 - University of Southern California, Jan. 31- Feb. 1
Public v Police/Research

(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).

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.


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.)


1955 - University of California-Berkeley, Alumni House, Dec. 27


1954
- University of California-Berkeley, Dec. 28; William Dienstein
Education in Criminology


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.)


1952 - Los Angeles, Sept. 20; Willard E. Schmidt


1951
- University of California-Berkeley, Dec. 28; Douglas Kelley
No formal theme


1950
- University of California-Berkeley


1949 - University of California-Berkeley, Dec. 29; August Vollmer
No formal theme


1948 - Berkeley, Durant Hotel, Dec. 29
No formal theme


1947 - No meeting held


1946 - Berkeley, Durant Hotel


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.


1941 - Home of August Vollmer, Berkeley, California, Dec. 30 - 31
Minutes from the first organizational meeting