Officers and Committees

David Farrington

David P. Farrington, O.B.E., is Emeritus Professor of Psychological Criminology and Leverhulme Trust Emeritus Fellow at the Institute of Criminology, Cambridge University. He received his doctorate in experimental psychology from Cambridge University. His major research interest is in developmental criminology, and he is Director of the Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development, which is a prospective longitudinal survey of over 400 London males from age 8 to age 56. In addition to 578 published journal articles and book chapters on criminological and psychological topics, he has published 92 books, monographs and government publications.


Rolf Loeber

Rolf Loeber is a Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Psychology and Epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh. He currently serves as Co-director of the Life History Program and is Principal Investigator of two longitudinal studies: the Pittsburgh Youth Study, and the Pittsburgh Girls Study. He has published widely in the fields of juvenile antisocial behavior and delinquency, substance use, and mental health problems. He has published over 250 scientific papers and 12 books to date. Rolf’s interests are in how and why young people develop serious problems in their lives, including serious delinquency, mental problems, and drug problems.


Tara Renae McGee

Dr Tara Renae McGee is an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Research Fellow at Griffith University in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Tara joined the Griffith University School of Criminology and Criminal Justice as a Senior Lecturer in July 2010. Prior to this she was part of the QUT School of Justice which she joined in 2005. Her research focuses on the development of antisocial behaviour across the life-course, taking individual, familial and neighbourhood perspectives into consideration. Tara is also a member of the Committee of Management of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC).


Adrian Raine

Adrian Raine is the Richard Perry University Professor of Criminology, Psychiatry, and Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a neurocriminologist who conducts longitudinal research on antisocial, criminal, and psychopathic behavior. He has published over 300 journal articles and book chapters, as well as 7 books, and given 271 invited presentations in 25 countries. His current book The Anatomy of Violence with Pantheon (U.S.) and Penguin (UK) provides an overview of biological research on violence for a general audience.


Elaine Eggleston Doherty

Elaine Eggleston Doherty is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Over the past several years, Dr. Doherty has been investigating a variety of research topics using the Woodlawn study, which is a prospective and longitudinal study of an urban community cohort of African Americans.  Her current research focuses on the conditional effects of desistance from crime and substance use, the mechanisms underpinning this desistance, and the long-term criminal careers of African Americans.


Arjan Blokland

Arjan Blokland is a Senior Researchers at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR) and Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Leiden University. His research focuses on the way criminal careers and conventional careers are interconnected over the life course, including the intended and unintended effects of formal interventions. He is co-chair of the European Society of Criminology working group: European Developmental and Life-course Criminology (EDLC). His work has been published in a variety of journals including Criminology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, British Journal of Criminology and Journal of Quantitative Criminology.


Jesse Cale

Jesse Cale is currently a lecturer in the School of Social Sciences at the University of New South Wales in Sydney Australia. Jesse completed his PhD in Criminology from Simon Fraser University in Canada in 2010 and was a research fellow in the Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance at Griffith University until 2013. He has authored and co-authored numerous research studies for the Canadian government, journal articles, and book chapters in the field of criminology on topics including sexual offenders and offences, homicide, serious and violent youth, Aboriginal victimization in Canada, and public safety issues.