WELCOME TO THE HOME OF HOMICIDE RESEARCH WORKING GROUP

Though homicide research, dataset development, and intervention programs literally involve life-and-death issues, work in lethal violence had been scattered among numerous disciplines and largely uncoordinated.

In order to address this problem, practical and academic homicide experts from criminology, public health, demography, medicine, sociology, criminal justice, and a variety of other disciplines created the Homicide Research Working Group.

We welcome individuals from both the academic and practitioner communities who are interested in understanding and preventing lethal violence, both in the homicides themselves and situations (e.g., domestic violence) that can result in murder.




UPCOMING MEETINGS

ASC is just around the corner in November, and Homicide Research Working Group will be there again. We are currently planning our annual sessions, including Block Awards presentations and social gathering. Check back for more information as it becomes available!




CALL FOR PAPERS: SPECIAL ISSUE OF HOMICIDE STUDIES

Homicide Studies is sponsoring a special issue on the intersection of homicide, terrorism, and violent extremism. The issue will be guest edited by Drs. Gary LaFree and Jeffrey Gruenewald and is currently solicting papers through March 1, 2017. For more information, read our call for papers here or click here for more information on the journal.




ONLINE MEMBERSHIP - JOIN OR RENEW TODAY!

It's the start of the year, which can only mean one thing - it's time to start a new membership or renew your existing membership in Homicide Research Working Group. We are excited to announce that you can now pay your dues online! Save time and paper and check out this new feature here.

 
 


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