Wright Elected Co-Chair of Division of Victimology
Professor Emily Wright was elected co-chair of the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Victimology. In addition to working with the other officers to carry out division business, the co-chair presides over division meetings in the absence of the chairperson and is empowered to conduct all necessary business of the division if the officer or chairperson is vacant or if the chairperson is unable. Professor Wright will serve in this capacity for two years.
The American Society of Criminology’s Division of Victimology promotes the professional growth and development of its members through scholarship, pedagogy, and practices associated with the field of victimology. The Division of Victimology strives to ensure that its members will 1) contribute to the evolution of the victimology discipline by supporting and disseminating cutting edge research, 2) develop and share pedagogical resources, 3) support professional enhancement workshops and activities, 4) embrace the development of evidence-informed programs and services, 5) advance victims’ rights, and 6) encourage the advancement of the intersection of scholarship and practices.
Story published 11/2016