Criminal Behavior Expert Delivers 2016 Heffernan Lecture

  • Monday, Sep 12, 2016

Madison, Wis. (September 12, 2016) – Edgewood College is pleased to welcome Dr. Cesar Rebellon to present the 5th Annual Sister Esther Heffernan Distinguished Lecture on Crime & Justice.

Dr. Rebellon will present “Do Delinquents Jump Like Lemmings? Peer Influences on Crime and Deviance” at 7:00 pm, Monday, September 19, 2016 in Anderson Auditorium.

Cesar J. Rebellon received his Ph.D. in Sociology at Emory University and is a Professor of Sociology at the University of New Hampshire. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and focuses on the causes and correlates of juvenile delinquency, with a particular focus on peer influences on crime and deviance. His research has been published extensively in the most highly respected academic journals in his field such as Criminology, Deviant Behavior, Justice Quarterly, the Journal of Criminal Justice, and the Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

This public is welcome, and there is no admission charge. The lecture is being recorded by Wisconsin Public Television and will become part of the “University Place” series.  

The Heffernan Lecture honors Esther Heffernan, O.P. who founded the Criminal Justice Major at Edgewood College more than 40 years ago.