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BJS staff at the American Society of Criminology Conference, November 14-18, 2023

Event Dates
Event Duration
5 days
Philadelphia Marriott Marquis, Philadelphia, PA

Conference attendees can visit Booth #2 and meet BJS presenters. See the full booth schedule.

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
    Workshop: Analyzing Data from the National Crime Victimization Survey: A Workshop
    for Data Users
    Time: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. - Franklin Hall 9, 4th Floor     
    Instructors: Heather Brotsos, Emilie Coen, DrPh, Erika Harrell, PhD,
         Rachel E. Morgan, PhD, Susannah Tapp, PhD,  Alexandra Thompson, and
         Jennifer L. Truman, PhD, BJS

Wednesday, November 15, 2023  
    Panel: An Update on Efforts to Modernize the National Crime Victimization
    Survey Instruments
    Time: 9:30 to 10:50 a.m. - Salon A, 5th Floor
       Update on the National Crime Victimization Survey Instrument Redesign
    Speakers: Heather Brotsos and Jennifer L. Truman, PhD, BJS
       Redesigning and Testing Revised Questions to Measure Help Seeking in the
           National Crime Victimization Survey
    Speakers: Jennifer L. Truman, PhD, BJS; David Cantor and Pamela Giambo, Westat
       Police and Neighborhood Safety Measures on the Redesigned National
           Crime Victimization Survey
    Speakers: Pamela Giambo and David Cantor, Westat; Jennifer L. Truman, PhD, BJS
        A Comparison of In-Person and Web Survey Modes for the National
           Crime Victimization Survey
    Speakers: David Cantor and W. Sherman Edwards, Westat;
        Jennifer L. Truman, PhD, BJS

    Panel: Measuring Crime and Justice in Indian Country: Update from the
    Bureau of Justice Statistics
    Time: 9:30 to 10:50 a.m. - Franklin Hall 12, 4th Floor
        Results of the Survey of Jails in Indian Country
    Speaker: Michael Field, BJS
        Crime and Victimization on Tribal Lands and Involving American Indians
            and Alaska Natives–Opportunities and Challenges
     Speaker: Amy Lauger, BJS
        An Overview of the Census of Tribal Law Enforcement and Court Systems  
     Speaker: Rachel Hansen and Steven Perry, BJS

    Roundtable: Careers Outside the Academy: Opportunities for Service and Impact
    Time: 9:30 to 10:50 a.m. - Franklin Hall 1, 4th Floor
    Chair: Nancy La Vigne, NIJ
    Speakers: Sean E. Goodison, PhD, BJS

    Roundtable: Grant Opportunities, Funding Priorities, and Research and Data Updates
    from the Department of Justice's Science Agencies
    Time: 12:30 to 1:50 p.m. - Franklin Hall 1, 4th Floor
    Chair: Nancy La Vigne, NIJ
    Speakers: Kevin M. Scott PhD, and Sean E. Goodison, PhD, BJS

    Panel: Data Issues in the Study of Prosecutors
    Time: 12:30 to 1:50 p.m. - Room 413, 4th Floor
        The National Survey of Prosecutors
    Speaker: George Ebo Browne, PhD, BJS

    Panel: National Law Enforcement Statistics 2023 with the Bureau of Justice Statistics
    Time: 5:00 to 6:20 p.m. - Franklin Hall 8, 4th Floor
    Chair: Alexia Cooper, PhD, BJS    
        Federal Law Enforcement Personnel and Policies, 2020
    Speaker: Connor Brooks, BJS
        Trends in State Law Enforcement Agencies, 1997 to 2020
     Speaker: Connor Brooks, BJS
        Policies and Procedures of Police Department Personnel: Selected Findings
            from BJS’s Law Enforcement Management and Administrative
            Statistics (LEMAS) Survey
     Speaker: Sean E. Goodison, PhD, BJS
        School Resource Officers, 2019 (SLEPS-SRO)
     Speaker: Elizabeth Davis, BJS

    Panel: Diving into Data: Building Knowledge on DV and Sexual Assault
        Victimizations, Services, and Outcomes
    Time: 5:00 to 6:20 p.m. - Franklin Hall 12, 4th Floor
    Chair: Alexandra Thompson, BJS    
       Learning more about DV victims and use of victim services
           from the NCVS
    Speaker: Alexandra Thompson, BJS
       Expanding our knowledge of services provided to victims: A discussion
           of VSP data collected by the BJS
    Speaker: Rachel E. Morgan, PhD, BJS

    Panel: Research in Indigent Defense: National Research on Indigent Defense Systems
    Time: 5:00 to 6:20 p.m. - Salon J, 5th Floor
       BJS’s Survey of Public Defenders and Census
            of Public Defender Offices
    Speakers: Erica Grasmick and Suzanne Strong, PhD, BJS

Thursday, November 16, 2023        
    Workshop: Immigration and Justice Issues: Policy and Practice 
    Time: 12:30 to 1:50 p.m. - Room 406, 4th Floor
      Criminal and Administrative Responses to Immigration
          Violations in the U.S.
    Instructors: Mark Motivans, PhD, and George Ebo Browne, PhD, BJS

    Panel: Reducing Firearm Access: Assessing Formal and Informal Approaches 
    Time: 12:30 to 1:50 p.m. -  Room 408, 4th Floor
        Bureau of Justice Statistics Firearm Inquiry Statistics Program 
     Speaker: Connor Brooks, BJS

    Lightning Talk: Commemorating 50 Years of the NCVS: History and Current
        Perspective of Surveying Households on Crime, Part 1
    Time: 2:00 to 3:20 p.m. - Franklin Hall 1, 4th Floor
    Chair: Heather Brotsos, BJS    
    Speaker: Jennifer L. Truman, PhD, BJS
    Panel: BJS’s New Interactive Dashboards      
    Time: 3:30 to 4:50 p.m. - Room 405, 4th Floor
    Chair: George Ebo Browne, PhD, BJS
       Visualizing Government Resources Dedicated to the Criminal Justice System
           Using the Justice Expenditure and Employment Tool (JEET)
     Speaker: Emily Buehler, PhD, BJS
      Federal Criminal Case Processing Statistics Tool: Modifications and
     Speakers: Claire Douglas, Abt Associates; George Ebo Browne, PhD, BJS
      Examine statistics on inmates under the jurisdiction of both federal and state
          correctional authorities with the Corrections Statistics Analysis
          Tool (CSAT) - Prisoners 
    Speaker: Danielle Kaeble, BJS
      National Crime Victimization Survey Data Dashboard (N-DASH) –
           Enhancing the dissemination of NCVS data  
   Speaker: Alexandra Thompson, BJS
   Panel: National Crime Victimization Survey Users’ Group        
   Time: 5:00 to 6:20 p.m. - Salon J, 5th Floor  
   Chair: Heather Brotsos, BJS        
     NCVS Data User Guide and Participant Resources
   Speakers: Emilie Coen, DrPh, and Susannah Tapp, PhD, BJS
         Victims of Identity Theft, 2021
   Speakers: Erika Harrell, PhD, and Alexandra Thompson, BJS
         Criminal Victimization in the 22 Largest States, 2017-2019
    Speakers: Rachel E. Morgan, PhD, and Grace Kena, BJS
         Financial Fraud Among Older Adults
    Speakers: Susannah Tapp, PhD, and Rachel E. Morgan, PhD, BJS
    Panel: BJS’s Court Data Collections      
    Time: 5:00 to 6:20 p.m. - Franklin Hall 12, 5th Floor       
    Chair: Kevin M. Scott, PhD, BJS        
         Criminal Cases in State Courts
    Speakers: Suzanne Strong, PhD, and George Ebo Browne, PhD, BJS
         BJS’s Civil Court and Census of State Courts Collections Plans  
    Speakers: Jennifer Bronson, Abt Associates; Suzanne Strong, PhD, BJS
         BJS’s National Pretrial Reporting Program,  
     Speakers: Ian Silver and Matthew DeMichele, RTI International; Erica Grasmick, BJS

 Friday, November 17, 2023   
    Panel: The COPS Office: Funding and Findings    
    Time: 8:00 to  9:20 a.m. - Franklin Hall 4, 4th Floor      
       Developing and Validating Self-Guided Wellness and Stress Management
         Tools for Law Enforcement Agencies    
    Authors include: Shelley Hyland, PhD, BJS
    Roundtable: Research Design in Criminal Justice and Criminology:
       Opportunities and Challenges 
    Time: 3:30 to 4:50 p.m. - Room 307, 3rd Floor         
    Speakers include: George Ebo Browne, PhD, BJS
    Panel: The Experience of Incarceration and its Effects on Mortality  
    Time: 3:30 to 4:50 p.m. - Franklin Hall 6, 4th Floor          
      The Protective Effect of Incarceration on Mortality: Comparing Mortality of Persons
            in Local Jails and Prisons to the General U.S. Population Before and
            After Carceral Release
    Speaker: E. Ann Carson, PhD, formerly BJS 

Saturday, November 18, 2023
    Panel: Recidivism and The Effects of Misconduct in Prison 
    Time: 9:30 to 10:50 a.m. - Room 405, 4th Floor       
     The Characteristics and Arrest Histories of Persons Entering Prison
           Across the United States
    Speaker: Matt Durose, BJS


Date Created: September 20, 2023