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Across the Divisions- Spring 2018

Section Editor: Kaylin Winchester

Division of Experimental Criminology

Seeking Committee Members
The DEC is currently seeking committee members to be involved in a range of topics including: awards, technology, communications, and the ASC Annual meeting. This is a great opportunity to get involved and have your say. If you are interested, please contact Elise Sargeant (Secretary/Treasurer) at

Call for Papers/Books
The DEC is calling for chapter proposals in an edited volume of Ethics, Errors, and Ethnocentrism. Full details are available on the DEC website. Or please contact Divya Sharma at

Division of International Criminology

Job Postings
PRILA: Recruiting for three postdoctoral research fellowships for the PRILA project to work on the oversight of prisons. One of the fellowships is intended to work in Germany. For questions and information, contact Dr. Mary Rogan at Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin.

Calls for Nominations
RCSL Podgorecki Prize for Young Scholar’s Publication 2018: The Prize committee awards the prize annually for outstanding achievements in socio-legal research. General information     about the prize and rules can be found at

Candidates are eligible if they have published one or more significant works within 10 years of their doctorate. Nominations require support from at least two members of the RCSL.

Nominations must also include: the candidate’s CV, a short statement from each nominator on the value of the candidate’s work, and copies of relevant publications. Nominations should be sent to Hakan Hyden, the Chair of the committee ( and to be received by May 1, 2018. The prize will be awarded at the ISA World Congress in Lisbon, September 10-13, 2018.

Other announcements
Security and Society Summer School
Hosted by Collegium Civitas in Warsaw, Poland.
Applications are being accepted for the program occurring May 28-July 7, 2018. The six-week summer school takes a broad, intensive approach to traditional and contemporary security issues. Students can earn up to 8 U.S. semester credits. Students looking to build their resume even more can add a four-week intensive Russian language course in Kiev, Ukraine for $1,500.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2018
Program Cost: $6,495

Division of Policing

Calls for Papers

Policing: An International Journal invites submissions for a special issue on the topic of Intelligence-led Policing by July 7, 2018. Further information here.

Call for Nominations
ASC Fellows
Herbert Bloch Award
Gene Carte Student Paper Competition
Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award
Michael J. Hindelang Award
Mentor Award
Outstanding Article Award
Ruth D. Peterson Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Diversity
Sellin-Glueck Award
Edwin H. Sutherland Award
Teaching Award
August Vollmer Award
See here for more information on all awards.

New Publications
Latino Police Officers in the United States: An Examination of Emerging Trends and Issues by Martin Guevara Urbina and Sophia Espinoza Alvarez

Eliminating Crime: The 7 Essential Principles of Police-Based Crime Reduction (available through the Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice at the University of the Fraser Valley)

The Smart Policing Initiative has released several webinars covering important topics in policing.