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“GANGS” Series Speaker: James C. (Buddy) Howell

Jan 13 @ 12:15 pm-1:45 pm

James C. (Buddy) Howell, Ph.D.,  worked at the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) in the U.S. Department of Justice for 21 years, mostly as Director of Research and Program Development. He was also Director, National Institute of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and Deputy Administrator of OJJDP. He currently is Senior Research Associate with the National Youth Gang Center in Tallahassee, Florida and Special Advisor to the Life History Research Program at the University of Pittsburgh. He is an associate editor of the journal Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, and author of the book, Juvenile Justice and Youth Violence (Sage), and lead editor of A Sourcebook: Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders (Sage). Some of his more than 70 published works have appeared in Crime & Delinquency, Criminology, the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, and Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. Dr. Howell is very active in helping States and localities reform their juvenile justice system and employ evidence-based programs, and in working with these entities in addressing youth gang problems in a balanced approach.This presentation is a part of a year-long speaker series sponsored by the Department of Social Welfare, GANGS: Strategies to Break the Cycle of Violence.Light lunch will be provided, reservations are required: rsvp@publicaffairs.ucla.edu or (310) 206-8034


Jan 13
12:15 pm-1:45 pm
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TBA Public Affairs Building
337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States