The Division of Developmental and Life Course Criminology is a part of the American Society of Criminology, or ASC. The division was established in 2012 and currently has about 200 members.

The aims of the Division of Developmental and Life-course Criminology are:

1. To advance developmental and life-course criminology and the study of criminal careers,

2. To bring together ASC members interested in discussing and supporting developmental and life-course research in criminology,

3. To facilitate and encourage interaction and dissemination of developmental and life- course research among ASC members, practitioners, funding agencies, policy-making bodies, and other relevant groups, and

4. To organize and promote ASC conference sessions related to issues in developmental and life-course research in criminology.

Please take the time to explore our site. If you are interested in joining our organization, you need to sign up through the ASC web site.

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