Thursday, November 26, 2015


UTSA public policy dean's lecture features expert on late-adolescence crime


Share this Story

(May 2, 2013) -- The Department of Criminal Justice in the UTSA College of Public Policy will present criminology professor Marvin Krohn speaking on "Under the Protective Bud the Bloom Awaits: An Exploration of Late-Onset Offending." As part of the College of Public Policy Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series, the talk will be 5:30 p.m., Friday, May 3 in the Buena Vista Street Building Aula Canaria (1.328) on the UTSA Downtown Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Krohn will discuss the life trajectories of adult-onset criminal offenders. His presentation will examine the concept of late-bloomer criminal offenders and will explore several aspects including what protects these offenders from committing crimes at an earlier age, what triggers this upswing of criminal behavior, the consequences of this criminal upswing for the course of their lives and the implications for prevention efforts.

Krohn is a leading national authority on juvenile delinquency and a professor of criminology at Florida State University. He has published extensively on the topics of juvenile delinquency and criminology.

For more than 20 years, Krohn has been involved with the Rochester Youth Development Study (RYDS), a longitudinal panel study of high risk for serious-delinquency adolescents. RYDS has collected data from three generations of the families of the original subjects, allowing them to explore issues ranging from childhood precedents for delinquency, involvement in delinquent behavior and gangs during adolescence, and the consequences of this involvement as adults.

Krohn received his bachelor's degree in psychology from the College of Wooster, his master's in sociology from the University of Maryland and his doctorate in criminology from Florida State University.

The UTSA College of Public Policy Dean's Lecture Series features scholars and policy analysts speaking on a variety of major issues that affect the community, the nation and the world. Free parking will available in lot D3 under Interstate 35. A free reception will follow in the Buena Vista Street Building Assembly Room (1.338).

For more information, contact Erin Jines at 210-458-3213 or visit the UTSA Department of Criminal Justice website.



Dec. 1, 9 a.m.

CITE Venture Competition & Exposition

The annual Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE) 100K Venture Competition and Exposition will be held on the Main Campus on Dec. 1. Twenty-eight teams from across the university will exhibit their project; six teams will compete for a prize pool of more than $100,000 in funding to launch their new venture / company. More than 650 students have participated in launching new technology ventures.
Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering (BSE 2.102), Main Campus

Dec. 3, 5:30 p.m.

UTSA Downtown String Project Winter Concert

This concert features 50 community children performing music in the UTSA Downtown String Project Winter Concert. The children, led by UTSA music students studying to be music teachers, will join together in playing the Theme from Batman at their concert. The Batman of San Antonio, a local celebrity figure, will make an appearance at the concert. This event is free.
Buena Vista Theatre, Downtown Campus

Other Calendars
» UTSA Events | » Academic | » Institute of Texan Cultures

Submit an Event

Meet a Roadrunner

Jennifer Vassell writes children's books about health

Graduate student uses storytelling to highlight important issues facing children

Did You Know?

UTSA writes the book on all-digital libraries

As touch screens and e-books demand more and more attention from both casual readers and scholars, many people say the handwriting is on the wall for the printed page.

At UTSA, the handwriting is on the wall for a library that doesn't have any printed books.

Since March 2010, the bookless library in the Applied Engineering and Technology Building has given UTSA students an innovative way to read, research and work with each other to solve problems.

With ultra-modern furniture and a décor featuring desktop computers, scanners and LCD screens, the AET Library is designed to engage students in an online format. But it also offers group study niches and study rooms with whiteboards and glass walls on which students can write. The space encourages teamwork, communications and problem solving for the next generation of scientists and professional engineers.

Did you know? The UTSA AET Library is the nation's first completely bookless library on a college or university campus. It served as a model for Bexar County's first-in-the-nation public bookless library system and one of its branches, the Dr. Ricardo Romo BiblioTech.

Read More »

UTSA's Mission

The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property - for Texas, the nation and the world.

UTSA's Vision

To be a premier public research university, providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.

UTSA's Core Values

We encourage an environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered.

Connect with UTSA News


Related Links

Back to Top

2015 © The University of Texas at San Antonio  | One UTSA Circle San Antonio, TX 78249 | Information 210-458-4011

Produced by University Communications and Marketing