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Center for Criminology and Criminal Justice Research fall 1997 Colloquium Series features lecture by Professor Alfred Blumstein

As part of its fall 1997 Colloquium Series, The Center for Criminology and Criminal Justice Research at The University of Texas at Austin is sponsoring a public lecture by one of the most distinguished criminologists and criminal justice experts in the nation.

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AUSTIN, Texas — As part of its fall 1997 Colloquium Series, The Center for Criminology and Criminal Justice Research at The University of Texas at Austin is sponsoring a public lecture by one of the most distinguished criminologists and criminal justice experts in the nation.

Professor Alfred Blumstein, director of the National Consortium of Violence Research and J. Erik Jonsson Professor of Urban Systems and Operations Research at Carnegie Mellon University, will speak on “Changing Patterns of Youth Violence” at noon Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the second floor auditorium at the School of Law (Townes Hall) on the UT campus.

Blumstein is a fellow and past president of the American Society of Criminology and former dean of the H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. He has served on a variety of panels and commissions including chair of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, director of the Task Force on Science and Technology for the President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice, and chair of the National Research Council’s Panel on Sentencing Research.

Address inquiries to the director of the Center, Dr. William R. Kelly, at the Center for Criminology and Criminal Justice Research, Burdine Hall 304, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 78712, or by telephone at (512) 471-1122.