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Criminology Forum: Bo Cleveland & Eric Connolly

Monday, April 24, 2017 at 12:15pm to 1:15am

406 Oswald Tower, 406 Oswald Tower

Please join us Monday, April 24th in 406 Oswald Tower for the final Criminology Forum of the semester. Harrington "Bo" ClevelandPh.D., Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies Department, Penn State, University Park, and Eric J. Connolly, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, Penn State, Abington, will be our guest speakers.

The title of their talk is "Current Status and Future Directions for Research on Genetics and Crime," their talk will be focused around the topic of genetics and crime, including the future directions and challenges for research in this area.

Harrington “Bo” Cleveland is the Co-Director of the Gene-Environment Research Initiative at Penn State. He received his J. D. from Boston College, his Ph.D. in Family Studies and Human Development from the University of Arizona, and post-doctoral training in demography at UNC-Chapel Hill. He is an Associate Editor of Journal of Research on Adolescence. His topical interests focus on person-by-context transactions affecting adolescent adjustment and substance use, with a long-term interest in gene x environment interactions and gene-environment correlations.

Eric J. Connolly’s research interests include biosocial criminology, criminological theory, and developmental/life-course criminology. His research focuses on the examination of genetic and environmental influences on criminal and delinquent behaviors across the life course. Some of his recent work has appeared in journals such as Child DevelopmentCriminologyJournal of Criminal Justice, and Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

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