Section on Crime, Law and Deviance


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Mission Statement

The purpose of the Section on Crime, Law, and Deviance is to foster the development of this aspect of sociology through the organized interchange of ideas and research results. The Crime, Law, and Deviance Section examines matters of sociological interest related to the study and understanding of juvenile or adult law-violating behavior and the organization and operation of law enforcement, judicial, and correctional processes.


Section Officers, 2014-2015

Chair: Christopher Uggen, University of Minnesota
Chair-Elect: Pamela Wilcox, University of Cincinnati
Past Chair: Dana L. Haynie, Ohio State University
Section Secretary/Treasurer: John R. Hipp, University of California, Irvine 2016

Section Council

Ryan D. King, The Ohio State University 2015
Sara Wakefield, University of California 2015
Michelle Inderbitzin, Oregon State University 2016
Ramiro Martinez, Jr., Northeastern University 2016
Derek A. Kreager, Pennsylvania State University 2017
Victor M. Rios, University of California, Santa Barbara 2017