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Prof. Dr. Kerner

Vita - Extended Version

CURRICULUM VITAE

HANS-JÜRGEN KERNER, DR. JUR.

SENIOR PROFESSOR AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TUEBINGEN

Emeritus Director, Institute of Criminology,
and Emeritus Professor of Criminology, Juvenile Law, Corrections, and
Procedural Law at the Faculty of Law

 

OCTOBER 2016


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GERMANY
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GERMANY
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CONTENTS:


PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born on December 8th, 1943 in the village of Herxheim, Landau County, State of Rhineland-Palatinate, Federal Republic of Germany. Parents: August and Gertrud Maria Kerner.

Married to Anne Kerner (maiden name Annemarie Sternberger), since March 1975.

Three Children: Matthias (* December 1977 in Hamburg), Eva-Maria (* Mai 1980 in Hamburg), and Anna-Lena (*April 1982 in Heidelberg).


SCHOOL AND ACADEMIC EDUCATION / EARNED DEGREES
(1975-1950)

“Habilitation (= traditional further qualification procedure for a university career in Germany), University of Tuebingen, Faculty of Law, summer 1975. Disciplines covered by the act of habilitation: criminology, juvenile penal law, penal procedural law, and corrections. Title of the main thesis (translated): “The State of Professional and Organized Crime in Western Europe. Report on the Results of a Field Study Pertaining to Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, Including Material on Other European Countries”.

Doctorate in Law (Dr.iur.), earned at the University of Tuebingen, Faculty of Law, summer 1973 (with particular emphasis on criminology). Title of the dissertation (translated): “Law Enforcement and the Reality of Crime. Testing the Validity and Reliability of Crime Statistics”.

Second State Examination in Law, taken at the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg Examination Office in Stuttgart, Winter–Term 1972 (Zweite Juristische Staatspruefung. Conferred Title: Gerichtsassessor).

Training in the practice of law from spring 1969 to winter 1972, with interruptions for scholarly purposes (stages and internships e.g. at civil court, administrative court, county administration, law firm, criminal court, juvenile court, public prosecutorial office).

First State Exam in Law, with particular emphasis on criminology, taken at Tuebingen University, fall 1967 (Erste Juristische Staatspruefung: Conferred Title: Rechtsreferendar).

University Studies in law and criminology, with additional classes in legal medicine and forensic psychiatry, at the universities of Munich, Berlin and Tuebingen, from spring 1963 to fall 1967.

Internship as a part-time social worker in the city of Stuttgart, summer 1966, night shifts, working particularly with homeless people.

Visiting of Grammar School, Middle School and High School between 1950 and 1963 in Herxheim, and then in Landau in the State of Rhineland-Palatinate, Federal Republic of Germany. High school graduation (Abitur) in January 1963 at the so-called Altsprachliches Gymnasium (now: Eduard-Spranger-Gymnasium) in Landau. Foreign language curriculum in the following order of sequence: Classical Roman, French, Classical Greek, and English.


HONOURS AND PRIZES
(2016 - 1963)

Honorary Life Member, Tuebingen Scholarly Association of Criminology, Tuebingen, on October 1, 2016.

Medal of Appreciation (Universitätsbund-Medaille), conferred by the Association of Friends of the University of Tuebingen for 25 years of committed membership in the hall of the Great Senate of the Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, on October 14, 2015.

Biographical Appreciation: Interviewee of the "Oral History of Criminology Project" of the American Society of Criminology" (ASC), September 2014. Interviewer and Editor of the Entries: Prof. Dr. Jay Albanese. http//www.oralhistoryofcriminology.org

Beccaria-Medal in Gold, conferred by the Association of German, Austrian and Swiss Criminologists (AGASC, KrimG) for Outstanding Achievements in Research and Teaching in the Whole Domain of Criminology, and for Particularly Successful Endeavours in the Fields of Crime Prevention and Offender Reintegration. Presented by the President AGASC on the Occasion of the Society´s Bi-Annual Conference in Fribourg, Switzerland, on 27 September 2013.

“Honorary Life President”, conferred by the German Association for Social Work, Penal Law and Crime Policy (DBH-Fachverband fuer Soziale Arbeit, Strafrecht und Kriminalpolitik). Presented by the President on the occasion of the DBH General Assembly in Darmstadt, Germany, on 20 September 2012.

“Honorary Life Member”, conferred by the Hungarian Society of Criminology. Presented by President Lévay at the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the National Hungarian Institute of Criminology in Budapest, Hungary on 23 September 2010

“Certificate of Appreciation”, awarded by the Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik (Croatia) for Long-Standing Engagement and Commitment in Organizing and Implementing the international “Victimology, Victim Assistance and Criminal Justice Courses”, on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary on 15 May 2009.

“Distinguished International Scholar Award” for 2008, conferred in October 2008 by the American Society of Criminology, Division of International Criminology (ASC-DIC). Presented by Cindy J. Smith at the Occasion of the Annual ASC Meeting in St. Louis, MO (USA) on 14 November 2008.

“Émile Durkheim Award” for life-time scholarly work and in particular for sociological studies of the phenomenon of crime and of criminology [“Prix Émile Durkheim” pour l´ensemble de son œuvre dans la domaine Scientifique et dans la connaissance sociologique du phénomène criminel et de la criminologie], conferred by the International Society for Criminology (ISC) / Société Internationale de Criminologie (SIC), and presented by Denis Szabó on the Occasion of the XVth World Congress on Criminology in Barcelona (Spain) on July 25, 2008.

Nomination for the nationwide Award “Professor of the Year” (national competition, organized by UNICUM and KPMG), September 6, 2006.

“Certificate of Thanks and Acknowledgement” for 40 years of work for the public good in German Civil Service, conferred by the Prime Minister of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Erwin Teufel, on July 1st, 2004.

The “Outstanding Contribution Award in International Scholarly Exchange” conferred by the [All-] China Society of Juvenile Delinquency Research on August 25th, 2002 in Beijing, Peoples´ Republic of China. Combined with: Honorary Life Membership in the China Society of Juvenile Delinquency Research.

“Honorary Life President”, position awarded by the International Society for Criminology, Paris, Board of Directors, on December 4th, 1999 in Paris, France.

Thorsten Sellin & Sheldon and Eleanor Glueck Award, conferred by the American Society of Criminology, and presented by President David Farrington on the occasion of the ASC annual meeting in Toronto, November 19th, 1999 (Re: Recognition of outstanding scholarly contributions to the discipline of criminology by a non-North American criminologist).

Honorary Award and Medal of the Hungarian Republic, conferred by the Minister of the Interior of Hungary, Dr. Peter Boross, 1993 (Re: Enhancement of scientific co-operation between Hungary and the Western World, particularly in the field of criminology and penal sciences).

National Order of Merit (Bundesverdienstkreuz am Bande) of the Federal Republic of Germany, conferred by the President of the Republic, Dr. Richard von Weizsaecker, 1990 (Re: Longstanding endeavours in improving the field of probation assistance, parole assistance, and the care and resettlement of offenders in Germany).

Thyssen Foundation Award in Social Sciences, 3rd prize, together with Dieter Hermann, 1990 (Re: National competition for the best articles published in peer reviewed social science journals in Germany, "run of 1988". The award is being sponsored by the Thyssen Foundation and is being granted upon independent peer panel review by university professors of sociology. The research topic of the article was (in translation): "The auto-dynamics of recidivism. Analysis of the development of criminal careers").

Special Achievement Award 1973, conferred by the Academic Council of the University of Tuebingen (Re: Winner of the university competition of the winter term 1972/73, regarding the "summa cum laude" doctoral thesis).

Special Achievement Award, Ministry of Education of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate, on the occasion of high-school graduation 1963 (Re: Modern history, social and community sciences).


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS AND POSITIONS
(2016 - 1975)

Senior Professor at the University of Tuebingen, since 29 November 2011. Second Term until December 2017.

Emeritus Professor and Director, Faculty of Law, University of Tuebingen, since 1 October 2011.

Full Professor of Criminology, Juvenile Penal Law, Corrections and Procedural Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Tuebingen, from October 1986 until September 2011. Parallel to this: Director of the Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law, University of Tuebingen.

Visiting Fellow; Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, UK, from April until August 2004 (Staying in the Wolfson and at the Lucy Cavendish Colleges).

Visiting Fellow, Department of Criminology, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, from late December 1999 until end of March 2000 (Staying in the University College).

Director, LL.M.-Program, Faculty of Law, University of Tuebingen, October 1995 until September 2011. (= Intensive master of laws study program for participants with a foreign full law degree).

Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Social Work, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, March - August 1995. During that time: Permanent Office at the Center for the Study of Youth Policy. (Staying in a private house in Rosemont, Bryn Mawr, PA).

Visiting Professor, Department of Law, Beida (Beijing University), Beijing, Peoples' Republic of China, based upon an exchange agreement between the German and the Chinese Ministries of Higher Education, August/September 1990. (Staying in the American Scholar’s Unit on the Campus)

Vice-Dean (academic year 1988/89), and Dean (academic year 1989/90), of the Faculty of Law, University of Tuebingen. Member ex-officio of the Academic Senate of the University.

Principal Organizer of a continuously ongoing social coaching course for students of the University of Heidelberg in the Mannheim Detention Center (1983-1986). Re: Teaching “law in everyday life situations” to young remand prisoners.

Dean of the Faculty of Law (academic year 1982/83), and Vice-Dean (academic year 1983/84) of the University of Heidelberg.
Full Professor of Criminology, University of Heidelberg, October 1980 - September 1986. At the same time: Director, Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law of the University of Heidelberg.

Visiting Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Southampton, England, February 1979. (Staying at the University Guesthouse).

Member, Interdepartmental Advisory Committee for the Hamburg Probation and Parole Assistance Authority, Senate of the State of Hamburg, July 1978 - September 1980.

Judge, Criminal Division, Hanseatic High Court of Appeal of the State of Hamburg, March 1978 - September 1980. Lifetime appointment; terminated in October 1980, however, due to the move to the University of Heidelberg.

Member, Students' Stipend Awards Committee, University of Hamburg, November 1977 - September 1980.

Full Professor of Criminology, University of Hamburg, April 1977 - September 1980. At the same time: Director, Institute of Juvenile Law and Youth Aid (Seminar für Jugendrecht und Jugendhilfe), Faculty of Law, University of Hamburg.

Associate Professor (Wissenschaftlicher Rat und Professor), University of Bielefeld, North- Rhine-Westphalia, December 1975 - March 1977.

Research Associate (January 1968 - June 1975) and Academic Counsellor (July 1975 - December 1975), Institute of Criminology, University of Tuebingen (Director: Prof. Dr.med. Dr.jur. Dr.h. c. Hans Goeppinger).


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / ASSOCIATIONS / PANELS / TASK FORCES AND SERVICES
(2016-1974)

Member, independent “Expert Commission on Law and Psychiatry”, German Association for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatics and Neurology (DGPPN), August 2013 until present.

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Tuebingen Association for Social Psychiatry and Rehabilitation, July 2010 until present.

Member, (first Advisory Committee, and then) Jury for the Awarding of the Stockholm International Prize in Criminology, (first Ministry of Justice, now SP-Foundation), Stockholm, Sweden, April 2005 until present.

Member, Advisory Board of “Jugendhof Seehaus” (= experimental regional project, run by the association “Prisma”, with the aim to reintegrate young youth prison inmates via open group home living in the “Seehaus-Institution” near Leonberg in the federal State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany), August 2002 until present.

Member, EUROGANG-Network (= Research Group on Youth Groups and Youth Gangs in Europe, with members mainly from Europe and North America), from September 1998 until present. Webmaster of the electronic EG-Newsletter.

Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Research Division of the German Federal Bureau of Investigation (Bundeskriminalamt Wiesbaden), October 1997 until present.

Correspondent Member, Center for Criminology of the German Federal Government and the State Governments (Kriminologische Zentralstelle des Bundes und der Laender, KrimZ), Wiesbaden, May 1995 until present.

President, German Foundation for Crime Prevention and Offenders Aide (DVS, Deutsche Stiftung für Verbrechensverhütung und Straffälligenhilfe) in Bonn, Germany, 1993 until present.

Member, Task Force KRIMDOK (committee developing an integrated computerized criminological documentation service, succeeding the former Heidelberg Documentation in a more sophisticated way, also integrated in the World Criminal Justice Library Network), 1990 until present.

Member, Scientific Council, Program “Handshake" (Programm Handschlag = Victim Offender Reconciliation Project) of the Association "Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe" of the county of Reutlingen, Reutlingen, Germany, 1988 until present.

Head of the Permanent Office of the Society of Criminology for the German Speaking Countries, association of German, Austrian and Swiss Criminologists, in Tuebingen, Germany (KrimG = Kriminologische Gesellschaft, formerly Neue Kriminologische Gesellschaft, NKG), 1988 until present.

Co-Founder of the Publishing House “Forum Verlag Godesberg” GmbH, and then Scientific Advisor for Social Work and Crime Policy Book Series and Journals, 1988 until present.

Scientific Director, National Criminological Service Library, Tuebingen, Germany, affiliated with the Library and Documentation Division of the German Research Foundation, Bonn, Germany, 1986 until present (Re: The Service Library, called Bibliotheksschwerpunkt Kriminologie, is being sponsored by the German Research Foundation and by the Ministry of Higher Education of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg).

Member of the Board of Directors of the International Society for Criminology, Paris, France, from 1985 until present.

Co-Founder and Member, Research Committee 29 "Sociology of Deviance and Social Control" of the International Sociological Association, ISA meeting in Toronto, Canada, 1974 until present.


EDITORIAL AND REVIEW ACTIVITIES
(2016-1973)

Co-Editor, “Tuebingen Texts and Materials on Criminology” (Tuebinger Schriften und Materialien zur Kriminologie), together with Joerg Kinzig, Director IoC. Electronic Series of the Institute of Criminology, handled by Tobias-lib, a Portal run by the University Library, starting with Vol. 24/2012. Notice: Editor, as Director IoC, from Vol. 1/2003 till Vol. 23/2012.
http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/portal/tuekrim/

Co-Editor, Legal Science. Journal of legal theory and research (Rechtswissenschaft. Zeitschrift fuer rechtswissenschaftliche Forschung), together with 14 other scholars. Nomos Publishing House, Baden-Baden, Germany, from Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2010 until Volume 6, Issues 1, 2015. http://www.rechtswissenschaft.nomos.de/

Co-Editor, electronic „Documentation of the [Annual] German Congress on Crime Prevention, 1998 until present, including the Documentation of the Annual International Forum, 2005 until present, together with Erich Marks. http://www.gcocp.org/nano.cms/documentation/all

Co-Editor, “Police Research Series” (Reihe "Empirische Polizeiforschung"), Felix Publishers, Holzkirchen, Germany, 1990 until present.
http://www.felix-verlag.de/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=160&Itemid=2

Co-Editor, Journal of Criminology (Kriminologisches Journal), Juventa Press, Munich, Germany, 1977 - 1980. Thereafter from 1981 until present: Member of the Scientific Council of that Journal. Until 2007: http://www.krimj.de. From 2008 on: http://www.juventa.de/index.htm?kj

Member, International Editorial Board, Journal “Victims and Offenders: An International Journal of Evidence-Based Research, Policy, and Practice”, beginning with Vol. 2013

Member, Advisory Board, Journal “Probation and Parole: Social Issues, Penal Law and Crime Policy” (Bewaehrungshilfe. Soziales, Strafrecht, Kriminalpolitik) beginning with Vol. 58, No. 1, 2011.

Member, Advisory Board, European Journal of Criminology, (Sage Publishers), David J. Smith et al. (Eds.), beginning with Vol. III, No. 1, 2006.

Member, Advisory Board, Criminal Justice Review, (PR China) Hongwei Zhang et al. (Eds.),
Beginning with Vol. I, No. 1, 2005.

Member, Board of Senior Editors, Journal of Crime, Law and Social Change, Nikos Passas and Peter K. Manning (Eds.), beginning with Vol. I, No. 1, 2005.

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Experimental Criminology, Springer-Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands, beginning with Vol. I., No. 1, 2005.

Member, International Editorial Board, Journal on Terrorism and Organised Crime, United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), Turin, Italy, beginning with Vol. I., No. 1, 2004.

Member, International Editorial Board, Criminólogo, Revista Interdisciplinar de Investigaciones Criminológicas, Advanced School of Criminological Sciences, University of Las Palmas, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, beginning with Vol. I, No. 1, July 1999.

Member, International Editorial Board, Acta Victimologica, Polish Academy of Sciences, beginning with Volume 1995.

Member, International Editorial Board, European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, Kugler Publications, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 1992 until December 2001. Continuation with a new publishing house from 2004 on: Springer-Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands.
Member, Scientific Council , Journal of Criminology (Kriminologisches Journal), Juventa Press, Munich, Germany, 1981 until present.

National (German) Correspondent, Review Committee for Criminological Literature, Revue de Science Criminelle et de Droit Pénal Comparé, Paris, France, 1975 until present.


FORMER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / AFFILIATIONS / PANELS / TASK FORCES AND SERVICES
(AS TERMINATED DURING 2016-1972. ORDER OF SEQUENCE = YEAR OF TERMINATION)

President, 21st German Crime Prevention Congress, Magdeburg, Germany, June 2016.

Co-Organizer and Co-Chair, together with Finn-Aage Esbensen, EUROGANG XV, International Workshop at the Heinrich-Fabri-Institute in Blaubeuren, Germany, June 2015.

President, 20th German Crime Prevention Congress, Frankfurt am Main, June 2015

President, 19th German Crime Prevention Congress, Karlsruhe, May 2014.

Chairman of the Interdisciplinary Commission on Finding a New Director for the Criminological Research Institute of Lower Saxony (KFN, in Hannover), Combined with a Tenured Full Professorship at the University of Göttingen, January 2014 (Members: Representatives of the KFN, the President and Representatives of the Department of Law, Psychology and Sociology of the University of Göttingen, External Experts from Germany and the United Kingdom).

Founding Member, German - East Asian Science Forum (Deutsch-Ostasiatisches Wissenschaftsforum), Tuebingen, Germany. June 1988 until December 2013 = Closure of the Association and Transfer to University of Tübingen (Re: Association of Scholars of the Universities of Tübingen, Hohenheim, and Stuttgart, sponsored by the University Councils and by the Ministry of Higher Education of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg. The special aim was the enhancement of co-operation with universities, scholars and scholarly associations in the Far East, particularly Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and China).

General Moderator, Annual Fall Conference of the Bundeskriminalamt (BKA, German Federal Criminal Investigation Authority), on the Topic of “Cybercrime”, Wiesbaden, Germany, November 2013.

President, 18th German Crime Prevention Congress, Bielefeld, Germany, May 2013.

General Moderator, Annual Fall Conference of the Bundeskriminalamt (Federal Office of Criminalistics) on the General Topic of “Combatting Right Wing Extremism – A Challenge for State and Society”, November 2012 at Wiesbaden.

Member, Task Force on the development of a system of uniform recording and documentation of Victim-Offender-Reconciliation-Statistics in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1993 until 2012.

General Moderator, Annual Fall Conference of the Bundeskriminalamt (BKA, German Federal Criminal Investigation Authority), on the Topic of “Combating Right-Wing Extremism, a Challenge for the Whole Society”, Wiesbaden, Germany, November 2012.

Chair and Moderator, “Berlin Policy Forum” of the European ExOCoP learning network as funded by the European Commission Social Fund in Brussels; Berlin, Germany, June 2012. (ExOCoP = The Reintegration of Ex-Offenders Community and Practice, with participants from some 40 European States).

President, 17th German Crime Prevention Congress, Munich, Germany, April 2012.

General Moderator, Annual Fall Conference of the Bundeskriminalamt (German “FBI”), on the Topic of “60 years of the BKA: The field of Contention between Freedom and Security”, Wiesbaden, Germany, December 2011.

Co-Chair, Criminological Theory-Practice-Institute (Kriminologischer Arbeitskreis), Workshops, Tuebingen, Germany, 1988 until December 2011 (Re: The T.P.I organizes bi-monthly workshops for scholars and practitioners from the counties of Hechingen, Rottweil and Tuebingen, regarding topics of criminology, juvenile justice, law enforcement and criminal justice, corrections, and criminal policy. I took the chair after workshop # 100, terminated it with workshop # 160).

Member, Peer Review Commission on Law, German Research Foundation (DFG, Bonn), Fall 2008 until December 2011 (Task: To deliberate and decide on awards regarding all research proposals in the field of law and criminology which have been sent in by individual or groups of scholars).

Law Faculty Representative, and Member, Board of Evaluators, Teufel-Foundation Tuttlingen, Tuttlingen, Germany, 1988 until fall 2011. (Re: Awarding grants for outstanding young scholars in the fields of biology and jurisprudence; also awarding honours for exceptional doctoral dissertations in the disciplines of biology and law, including criminology).

President, 16th German Crime Prevention Congress, Oldenburg, Germany, May 2011.

Member, Evaluation Committee for the “Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement” (NSCR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Fall 2010 until April 2011. Site visit in March 2011. Other Members: Corien Prins (NL, Chair), David Farrington (UK), Patricia Brantingham (CDN) and Tom Vander Beken (B).

Co-Moderator and Presenter, 1st (experimental) World-Wide Webinar of the United Nations, Department UNO-DC, on “Sports and Violence”, Vienna, Austria, at the UN Vienna Centre, on 8 December 2010.

General Moderator, Annual Fall Conference of the Bundeskriminalamt (German “FBI”), on the Topic of “Violence Phenomena – Structures, Developments, Needs for Reaction”, Wiesbaden, Germany, October 2010.

Co-Organizer (with Finn-Aage Esbensen, Cheryl Maxell, and Frank Weerman), 10th International Workshop of the EUROGANG Research Network, Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany, June 2010.

President, 15th German Crime Prevention Congress, Berlin, Germany, May 2010.

President, German Court Aid, Probation, Parole and Aftercare Association (DBH, Deutsche Bewaehrungs-, Gerichts- und Straffaelligenhilfe e. V.), Bonn - Bad Godesberg, Germany, September 1982 until September 2009. New DBH name: Fachverband für Soziale Arbeit, Strafrecht und Kriminalpolitik = Professional Association for Social Work, Penal Law, and Crime Policy.

President, 14th German Crime Prevention Congress, Hannover, State of Lower Saxony, Germany, June 2009.

Co-Founder, as President DBH, of the Further Education Center for Social Work, Penal Law and Criminal Policy, later on Advisor, from Summer 1985 until September 2009.

Co-Founder, as President DBH, later on Scientific Collaborator, of the National Service Bureau for Victim-Offender-Mediation, Bonn (later Cologne), from Summer 1991 until September 2009.

Member, Award Committee for the “ESC European Criminology Award” in recognition of the lifetime contribution of a European criminologist, March 2007 until March 2009 (together with Sonja Snacken, Brussels/Belgium, Ernesto Savona, Milan/Italy, Kauko Aromaa, Helsinki/Finland, and Krzysztof Krajewski, Krakow/Poland).

March 2007 until September 2008: Member, federal Task Force on “The Optimization of the Present System of Official Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics” (Chair: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Heinz, University of Constance), working for the national Council of Social and Economic Data (RSWD), Berlin.

President, 13th German Crime Prevention Congress, Leipzig, State of Saxonia, Germany, June 2008.

April 2004 until December 2007: Member, Interdisciplinary Advisory Board, Center for Conflict Management at the University of Tuebingen.

President, 12th All-German Crime Prevention Congress, Wiesbaden, State of Hessia, Germany, June 2007.

Co-Chair, European Seminar on “Cities Against Terrorism” (CAT), as part of a broader program launched by the European Forum for Urban Security (EFUS, Brussels/Belgium), December 2006, Tuebingen/Germany.

Member, Federal Government’s task force on “Second Periodical Report on Crime and Crime Control in Germany”, directed by the federal ministry of the interior and the federal ministry of justice (Berlin), March 2004 until November 2006.

Chair, 19th Conference of the national association for Social Work, Penal Law and Crime Policy (DBH-Fachverband fuer Soziale Arbeit, Strafrecht und Kriminalpolitik), Bremen, September 2006.

President-Elect of the European Society of Criminology, elected at the ESC General Assembly in Amsterdam, Netherlands, August 2004. ( Period 2004-2005, to become President for the Period 2005-2006 in August 2005 in Krakow, Poland, and Past-President 2006-2007 in August 2006 in Tuebingen).

Member, Task Force for the Preparation of the German Federal Government’s Second Periodical Report on the State of Crime and Crime Control in Germany (April 2004 till August 2006).

President, 11th German Crime Prevention Congress, Nuremberg, State of Bavaria, May 2006.

President, 10th German Crime Prevention Congress, Hannover, State of Lower Saxonia, May 2005.

Faculty Member, XXI. International Graduate Course on Victimology, Victim Assistance and Criminal Justice, Interuniversity Centre for Postgraduate Studies, Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 2005.

Chairman, VFF =Association of Friends and Supporters of the DBH (=German Association for Penal Law, Social Work and Crime Policy), November 1998 until December 2004.

Member, Advisory Committee for the appointment of a new Director, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, UK, from July to November 2004.

Invited Plenary Speaker, 27th “Tuebingen University Day” at Ellwangen in the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, 11 October 2004, on the Topic: “Juvenile Delinquency in Germany: Development and Possibilities for Prevention.

Chair, Evaluation Committee, Criminological Research Institute of the State of Lower-Saxonia in Germany (Kriminologisches Forschungsinstitut Niedersachsen, KFN, Hannover), November 2003 until October 2004. Other Members: Prof. Martin Killias, Lausanne CH; Prof. Wolfgang Ludwig-Mayerhofer, Siegen D; Dr. Joachim Walter, Adelsheim D.

Member, Selection Panel of the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council (Edinburgh) for the Establishment of a Scottish Criminal Justice Research Centre, from April until September 2004. Official Name later on: Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research.

Member, German federal task force on the reform of the procedural law and the law of execution of court decisions in the Peoples´ Republic of China. Appointed by the Federal Minister of Justice in the realm of the so-called “German-Chinese Dialog on the Rule of Law”, Berlin, July 2002 until August 2004.

President, 9th German Crime Prevention Congress, Stuttgart, State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, May 2004.

Principal Peer-Reviewer, Criminology, German Research Foundation, Bonn, Division of Law. Elected by Peer Ballot in summer 1999. Service Period from October 2000 until December 2003.

Chairman, 18th National Congress of the Association for Social Work, Penal Law, and Crime Policy, Düsseldorf, Germany, September 2003.

Co-Organizer, together with Cheryl L. Maxson, Finn-Aage Esbensen, and Elmar G. M. Weitekamp: 6th Eurogang Research Network Workshop in Straubing, Germany.

President, 8th German Crime Prevention Congress, Hannover, State of Lower Saxony, April 2003.

Member, International Faculty Partnership Conference, a Joint Program of Baden-Wuerttemberg Universities (Germany), and the California State University System (U.S.A.), on the Topic of “The New Europe and the New California”. Meetings in Blaubeuren Study Center, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, fall 2001, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA, U.S.A., September 2002, and in Tuebingen, Germany, Spring 2003.

Co-Organizer, together with Elmar G. M. Weitekamp and Finn-Aage Esbensen: 5th Eurogang Research Network Workshop in Straubing, Germany.

Member, German federal task force on the development of a continuous “German Crime Victimization Survey” (GCVS/ BUKS), Berlin, April 2002 until February 2003.

Member, Sellin-Glueck Award Committee, ASC, from November 2001 until November 2002.

Member, Advisory Board, European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, Kluwer Publications, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 1992 until December 2001 (= Termination of the Journal with this Publishing House).

President, 7th German Crime Prevention Congress, Duesseldorf, State of Northrhine-Westfalia, November 2001.

Chairman, National Meeting on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Introduction of Probation and Parole Services in Germany, Tuebingen, October 2001.

Member, International Consortium on European Criminology, Criminal Law, and Criminal Policy, ERASMUS-Program of the European Community, Brussels, Belgium, sponsored also by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Bonn, Germany; permanent bureau at San Sebastian, Spain, 1991 until 2001.

Co-Organizer, together with Elmar G. M. Weitekamp, Hans-Uwe Otto und Gaby Floesser: International Conference on Privatization Issues in Welfare and Justice, Gummersbach, Germany.

Member, Task Force for the Preparation of the German Federal Government’s so-called First Periodical Report on the State of Domestic Security in Germany (April 2000 till June 2001).

ASC-Committee: Selection and Proposition of a Candidate for the Thorsten Sellin and Sheldon & Eleanor Glueck Award 2001 (Spring 2001).

President, 6th German Crime Prevention Congress, Duesseldorf, State of Northrhine- Westphalia, November 2000.

Chairman, 17th National Congress on Penal Law, Social Work and Crime Policy, Dresden, November 2000.

Member, Inter-Organizational Relations Committee, American Society of Criminology, from November 1998 until November 2000.

Co-Organizer and Co-Chair, together with Elmar G. M. Weitekamp: German-Spanish Seminar in Barcelona, ESADE Law School, on “Comparative Aspects of Victim-Offender Mediation and Victim Assistance, July 2000.

Co-Organizer, German-American Criminal Justice Study Tour IV, Bavaria, June 2000. In Connection with that Tour: 1 week International Seminar in the State of Bavaria Correctional Further Education Center in the City of Straubing on Comparative Aspects of Victim-Offender Mediation and Restorative Justice (Co-Director, with Elmar G. M. Weitekamp, Ph.D., Finn-Aage Esbensen, Ph.D., and L. Thomas Winfree, Ph.D.).

Co-Chair for German Students, European Criminology Seminar at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, on “The Establishment of a European Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: Status and Prospects”, April 2000. (Main Organizer: M.A. in European Criminology Programme of the K. U. Leuven).

Founding Member, International Network for Research on Restorative Justice for Juveniles (1996 - 2000), funded by the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research, Brussels. Coordinating Institute = Research Group on Juvenile Criminology, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.

Member of the Peer-Review Panel of the German Research Association (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), Division of Law and Criminology, for the terms 1991 - 1995 and 1996 - 2000.

Deputy Peer Reviewer, Criminology, with the German Research Foundation, Bonn, Germany. Elected by Peer Ballot in summer 1995. Service Period from 1996-1999.

President, International Society for Criminology, Paris, France, since January 1995 (Term 1995 - 1999).

Member, Board of Directors, International Center for Clinical Criminology (ICCC/CICC), Genova, Italy (term 1995 - 1999, ex-officio as President of the International Society for Criminology).

President, 5th German Crime Prevention Conference, Hoyerswerda, State of Saxonia, November 1999.

Co-Chairman, 4th All-German Crime Prevention Congress, Bonn, State of Northrhine-Westfalia, November 1998.

Chairman, “DBH-Forum”: Meeting of the German Association of Social Work, Penal Law and Criminal Policy, Bonn, November 1998.

Co-Director, Eurogang Research Workshop I in the Akademie Arnoldshain, Schmitten, State of Hessia, Germany, October 1998 (together with Malcolm Klein, Cheryl Maxson, and Elmar G. M. Weitekamp).

Chairman, 12th International Congress on Criminology (Seoul, Korea, August 1998). Before that event: Member of the Planning and Coordination Group, Paris, France and Seoul, Korea, 1994-1998.

Co-Organizer, German-American Criminal Justice Study Tour III, May/June 1998 (Visits, lectures, excursions to juvenile justice, adult criminal justice, corrections, state and community institutions etc. in the German States of Baden-Wuerttemberg and Bavaria, for about 25 American criminal justice and sociology students). Principal organizer: Elmar G. M. Weitekamp, co-organizer Finn-Aage Esbensen. The students came from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the University of Idaho at Moscow, the University of New Mexico, and the Widener University, Chester, PA.

In connection with the German Criminal Justice Study Tour: Co-Chair of a Comparative German-U.S. Seminar on Recent Developments in Crime and Criminal Policy; 1 week intensive seminar, June 1998, with around 50 American German students at the International Forum Burg Liebenzell (with Elmar G. M. Weitekamp, Finn-Aaage Esbensen, and L. Thomas Winfree).

Co-Organizer, special interdisciplinary lecture series, Summer-term 1998, University of Tuebingen, sponsored by the Heinrich-Boell-Foundation, on “Juvenile Delinquency: Is there a Need to getting tough?” (Organized together with Elmar G. M. Weitekamp and Siegfried Mueller).

Member, Scientific Board, International Center for Research on Delinquency, Marginalization, and Social Relations (Centro Internacional de Investigación Sobre la Delincuencia, la Marginalidad y las Relaciones Sociales) at the Instituto Vasco de Criminología in San Sebastian, Spain, affiliated with the International Society for Criminology, April 1994 until March 1998.

Co-Organizer, Seminar on the Occasion of the Conferring of the “Recht und Gesellschaft”-Award on Prof. Teubner, LSE/London, in Tuebingen, Germany, January 1998 (together with Wolfgang Hoffmann-Riem, Christa-Hoffmann-Riem-Foundation, and Brun-Otto Bryde, German Association for the Sociology of Law).

Panel Member, Christa Hoffmann-Riem Award for Law and Society, Association of Sociology of Law, October 1995 until December 1997 (the CHR Award aims at acknowledging young scholars´ outstanding contributions to the field of sociology of law in Germany).

Principal Organizer and Chair, 5th Aquinas Conference on Responsible Citizenship. Tuebingen, Germany, October 1997. Main Presenter: Otfried Hoeffe on “Toward an Intercultural Penal Law?” (Together with Denis Szabo, representing the Aquinas-Foundation New York; Andras Szabo, Vice-President of the Hungarian Constitutional Court, Budapest; Winfried Hassemer, Judge at the German Constitutional Court, Karlsruhe; Dieter Roessner, University of Marburg; Joachim Kersten, Police College of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Villingen-Schwenningen).

Principal Organizer and Chair, 16th National Congress on Social Work, Criminal Justice Administration, and Penal Policy, Muenster, State of North Rhine-Westphalia, September 1997 (DBH, National Association for Probation, Court Aid, and Resettlement of Offenders).

Co-Organizer, German-American Criminal Justice Study Tour I, July/August 1997 (Visits, lectures, excursions to juvenile justice, adult justice, corrections, federal, state and community institutions etc., in the States of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and the District of Washington, for about 30 German law, social work, psychology, and police science students. (Principal organizer: Elmar G. M. Weitekamp. In cooperation with Heike Gramckow, Robyn Mace, and Jane Siegel).

1st International Conference on Restorative Justice for Juveniles. Participant, and Co-Founder, International Network of Restorative Justice for Juveniles, Leuven/Belgium, July 1997. Chair: Lode Walgrave, KUL.

Co-Organizer and Co-Chair, 3rd German Crime Prevention Congress in Bonn, State of North Rhine-Westfalia, May 1997 (in cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Justice, the Central Institute of Applied Criminological Research for the Federal and State Governments, and the Conference of State Ministries of Interior Affairs).

Minerva Center for Youth Policy, University of Haifa, Israel: Opening Conference, participation as Co-Founder, together with Elmar G. M. Weitekamp, December 1996.

Co-Organizer and Co-Chair, 2nd German Crime Prevention Congress in Hiltrup near Muenster, State of North Rhine-Westfalia, July 1996 (in cooperation with the Federal Police Training Academy, the Central Institute of Applied Criminological Research for the Federal and State Governments, and the Federal Ministry of Justice).

Co-Founder, as President DBH, later on as Advisor, of the Special Qualification Program in the New German States for Applicants Regarding "Social Services of the Justice System", Summer 1990 until Summer 1996.

Invited Discussant, “Tuebinger Poetik-Dozentur” with the Writer and Poet Marlene Streeruwitz on the Topic “Is Getting Used to Violence Causing Violence?” January 1996 (Main Organizer: Juergen Wertheimer, Co-Discussants Klaus Foerster and Hans Thiersch).

Member, German Application Committee for the foundation of the “Minerva Center for Youth Policy” at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel. Minerva Foundation, Munich, and Federal Ministry for the Advancement of Science, Bonn, 1995/96.

Co-Organizer, 1st German Crime Prevention Congress in Luebeck, State of Schleswig-Holstein, September 1995 (in cooperation with the State Crime Prevention Council of Schleswig-Holstein, the City Crime Prevention Council of Luebeck, the Association of German Towns and Communities, and others).

Co-organizer of the Information Tour of Chinese Penal Law Professors in Germany. Main Organizer = German Academic Exchange Service. The special Tuebingen Part was a 2 Days´ Workshop on the Topic of “Recent Developments in Criminology, Criminal Policy, Penal Law, and Penal Procedural Law in the Federal Republic of Germany”, August 1996.

Co-Organizer, German-American Criminal Justice Tour II, Villingen-Schwenningen, München, Burg Liebenzell, Germany, July / August 1995 (together with Finn-Aage Esbensen and Elmar G. M. Weitekamp).

Co-organizer of the 3rd World Criminal Justice Library Network Meeting, May 1995, at Villingen-Schwenningen, State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany (together with Elmar G. M. Weitekamp, Thomas Feltes, Gerhard O. W. Mueller).

Member, Consultative Commission, CICC (International Center for Clinical Criminology), Genova, Italy, 1990 to 1995.

Member, Study and Planning Group “International Center for Academic Collaboration” (Arbeitskreis Internationales Zentrum) at the University of Tuebingen, sponsored by the German Research Foundation, the private Volkswagen and Thyssen Foundations, and the Baden-Wuerttemberg Ministry of Higher Education, Tuebingen, Germany, 1991 until 1995.).

Chairman, Scientific Council of the National Criminological Research and Documentation Agency in Wiesbaden (KrimZ = Kriminologische Zentralstelle des Bundes und der Laender), Wiesbaden, Germany, 1986 (foundation) - 1995.

Founding Member, Association for the Improvement of Working Schemes for the Handicapped and for the Creation of Special Firms for Social Reintegration (FAF), Bonn, Germany, 1985 until 1995.
Co-Planner and Co-Organizer, Criminological Summer University at Erfurt (Kriminologische Sommerakademie Erfurt, August 1994). (Together with Klaus Sessar, University of Hamburg, Germany, and the Society for the Foundation of a European University, Erfurt, Germany.).

Principal Organizer and Chairman, 15th National Congress on Social Work, Criminal Justice Administration, and Penal Policy, Binz, Island of Ruegen, East-Germany, November 1994 (National Association for Probation, Court Aid and Resettlement of Offenders).

Co-Planner and Co-Chairman, Training Program on Substance and Methodology of Socio-Biographical Assessment of Offenders; Heinrich-Fabri-Institute, Blaubeuren, Germany, 1991-1994 (Re: Specially developed qualification course for all Adult Trial Court Aid Officers of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, sponsored by the Ministry of Justice).

Co-Planner and Co-Organizer, German-American Criminal Justice Study Tour I, July/August 1994. Co-operating institutions: University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA and Tuebingen University, Germany, together with the Police Academy of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany, 1993/94 (together with Elmar G. M. Weitekamp, Finn-Aage Esbensen).

Member, German Committee, “Second Japanese-German Penal Law Colloquium” in Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan, April 1994.

President, Scientific Commission, International Society for Criminology, Paris, France (I.S.C.), 1990 - 1994.

Co-Founder and Member, Criminological Research Institute of the State of Lower Saxony (KFN), Germany, 1979 (- 1994).

Member, Planning and Coordination Group, 11th International Congress on Criminology (Budapest, August 1993), Paris, France and Budapest, Hungary, 1990 - 1993.

Co-Founder of the Federal Association for the Reentry of Criminal Offenders, 1991-1993.

Member, Planning and Coordination Group, and Co-Director of the Event (together with Elmar G. M. Weitekamp), NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Cross-National Longitudinal Research on Human Development and Criminal Behavior (Freudenstadt 1992); Tuebingen, Germany 1990 - 1992.

Member, Planning and Coordination Group, International Criminological Symposium on Social Transformation and Crime in Germany, Middle and East Europe (Freudenstadt 1991); Berlin, Tuebingen, and Hamburg, Germany, 1990 - 1991.

Principal Organizer and Chairman, 14th Congress on Social Work, Criminal Justice Administration, and Penal Policy (Saarbruecken, Germany, 1991), National Association for Probation, Court Aid and Resettlement of Offenders.

Vice-President, Scientific Commission, International Society for Criminology (I.S.C.), Paris, France, 1985 - 1990.

National Correspondent, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Division, United Nations Organization at Vienna International Center, 1981-1990.

Founding President, New Society for Criminology (NKG, Neue Kriminologische Gesellschaft), Association of German, Austrian and Swiss Criminologists, Frankfurt, Germany, 1988 -1990. Organizer and President of the 1st Annual Meeting, Frankfurt am Main, 1989.

Member, International Expert Group for the Evaluation of the Replies to the Third United Nations Survey on Crime Trends, Operations of Criminal Justice Systems, and Crime Prevention Strategies (1980-1985), HEUNI, Helsinki, Finland, 1988 - 1989.

Member, Board of Directors, International Center for Clinical Criminology at the University of Genova (CICC), Genova, Italy 1984 - 1989. Vice-President of that Board 1986 - 1989.

Chairman and Coordinator, Subcommittee on Criminology, Federal Violence Commission, appointed by the Government of Germany, Bonn 1987 - 1989.

Co-Editor, Heidelberg Documentation of German Criminological Literature, Heidelberg, Germany, 1980 - 1989.

Member, Scientific Council, International Documentation and Study Center for Youth Conflicts, University of Wuppertal, Germany, 1977 (- 1989).

Chairman, German, Austrian, and Swiss Society for the Whole Field of Criminology (Gesellschaft fuer die gesamte Kriminologie), Tuebingen, Germany, 1986 - 1988. Organizer and President of the Annual Meeting, Tuebingen 1988.

Principal Organizer and Chairman, 13th Congress on Social Work, Criminal Justice Administration, and Penal Policy (Marburg, Germany, 1988), National Probation, Court Aid and Resettlement of Offenders Association.

Member, Planning and Coordination Group, 10th International Congress of Criminology (Hamburg 1988), Paris, France and Hamburg, Germany, 1985 - 1988.

Member, International Expert Group for the Preparation of the 3rd United Nations Survey on Crime Trends, Operations of Criminal Justice Systems, and Crime Prevention Strategies (1980-1985), HEUNI, Helsinki, Finland, 1986.

Co-Organizer, International Workshop on Applied Criminology, Tuebingen, summer 1986.

Scientific Advisor (1972 - 1985), National Criminological Service Library, Bonn /Tuebingen.

Director, Planning and Realization Group, 17th Criminological Research Conference (Strasbourg 1986), Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France, 1985/86 (Re: Interaction in the Criminal Justice System. Participation of 26 Member States and 8 International Non-Government Organizations).

Member, Division of "Alternatives to Imprisonment", Independent Task Force on Crime Policy at the Ministry of Justice, Government of the State of Hessen, Wiesbaden, Germany, 1985/86.

Member and Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany, Criminological Scientific Council, European Committee on Crime Problems, Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France, 1983 - 1986.

Member, Scientific Council, INTEG-STOP-Program at the Fachhochschule Niederrhein, Social Work Department, 1982 - 1986 (Re: Experimental diversion program by a private association in co-operation with the city public prosecution authority).

Member, Task Force on Forecasting the Crime Development, Federal Bureau of Investigation at Wiesbaden (Bundeskriminalamt), Wiesbaden, Germany, 1982 - 1986.

Secretary to the Scientific Commission, International Society for Criminology (I.S.C.), Paris, France, 1980 - 1985.

Principal Organizer and Chairman, 12th Congress on Social Work, Criminal Justice Administration, and Penal Policy (Essen, Germany, 1985), National Probation, Court Aid and Resettlement of Offenders Association.

Member, International Expert Group for the Evaluation of the 2nd United Nations Survey on Crime Trends, Operations of Criminal Justice Systems, and Crime Prevention Strategies for the Years 1975 - 1980. HEUNI 1984 (Helsinki Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, affiliated with the United Nations, Helsinki, Finland).

Member, Planning and Coordination Group, German-American Juvenile Justice Practitioners' Institute (Germany-Tour, September 9-22, 1984), Heidelberg et al., Germany and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 1983/84.

Member, International Planning and Co-ordination Group, 9th International Congress of Criminology (Vienna 1983), Paris, France, and Vienna, Austria 1981 - 1983.

Co-Founder and Member, European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, Impruneta near Florence, Italy, 1976 (- 1980).


FORMER EDITORIAL AND REVIEW ACTIVITIES
(AS TERMINATED BETWEEN 2009 AND 1973)

Member, International Advisory Board, Israel Law Review, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University Jerusalem, from January 2005 till December 2009.

Manuscript Referee, and Member of the Abstracting Service, Journal of Legal Medicine (Zentralblatt für die gesamte Rechtsmedizin und ihre Grenzgebiete, Springer Publishers, Heidelberg and Berlin, Germany, 1973 - 1990. From 1986 - 1990: Also member, Editorial Consulting Committee of that journal.

Co-Editor, Information Service on Social Work and Penal Law (Rundbrief Soziale Arbeit und Strafrecht), DBH-Publishers, Bonn, Germany, 1984 - 1989.

Peer-Review Committee, Forensia - Interdisciplinary Journal for Psychiatry, Psychology, Criminology, and Law, Springer Publishers, Heidelberg, Berlin and New York, 1983 - 1992.

General Editor, Journal on Probation, Parole, Court Aid and Resettlement of Offenders (Bewaehrungshilfe, Fachzeitschrift für Bewaehrungshilfe, Gerichtshilfe und Straffaelligenhilfe), Forum Verlag Godesberg Publishers, Bonn, 1982-2009.

Member, Editorial Board, International Annals of Criminology, I.S.C. Publishing, Paris, France, 1980 - 1985.

Reviewer for Criminological Literature, Journal for an Integrated Penal Science (Zeitschrift für die gesamte Strafrechtswissenschaft), de Gruyter Publishers, Köln, Germany, 1977 - 1986.


GRANTS AND RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
(2016-1972)

Co-Principal Grantee: "Development of a Nation Wide Interactive Scholarly and Professional Documentation and Information Service in the Field of Criminology" ("Fachinformationsdienst Kriminologie", FID, Grant from the German Research Foundation DFG, Regarding a Prospective Co-operation Project between the Tuebingen University Library and the Institute of Criminology; December 2013 until present).

Principal Investigator: “The Administration of Directives as Sanctions in the German Juvenile Justice System: Law and Practice in the Federal State of Baden-Wuerttemberg” (Grant from the German Research Foundation DFG, May 2013 until March 2016).

Principal Investigator: “Evaluation of the Youth Correctional System in the German State of Saarland” (Grant from the Saarland Ministry of Justice, April 2012 until May 2014).

Co-Principal Investigator: “Violence Against Police Officers and Employees in the German State of Hessia”. In collaboration with the Criminological and Criminalistics Research Office of the Hessian Police Authority, Wiesbaden. (Grant of the Ministry of Interior, May 2011 until June 2013).

Co-Principal Investigator: “Safety and Security at Universities, in particular at the University of Tuebingen” (Special Grant of the President of the University, together with Prof. Kinzig and Prof. Wulf, October 2010 until July 2013).

Principal Investigator: “School Pupils Study on Dangerous Influences of the Internet” (Cyber Mobbing etc.)” (University of Tuebingen Law Faculty Sources, October 2010 until September 2012).

Principal Investigator: “Bullying in Schools and at the Work Place” (Grant of the NGO “White Ring”, October 2009 -May 2011).

Co-Principal Investigator: “Recidivist Sexual Offenders in the State of Hessia”. (In co-operation with the Criminological and Criminalistics Research Office of the Ministry of Interior, Wiesbaden, September 2009 - March 2011).

Principal Investigator: “The Life Situation of Young Offenders Serving a Youth Imprisonment Sentence; an Analysis Based on Official Documents and Personal Interviews” (DFG, German Research Foundation, February 2009 until March 2014).

Principal Investigator: “Problems of Conceptualizing, Detecting, and Combating Organized Crime in Germany” (Federal Office of Criminal Investigation – Bundeskriminalamt – Wiesbaden, October 2006 – February 2009).

Co-Principal Investigator: “Multiple and Chronic Offenders: An Integrated Analysis of Police and Criminal Justice Responses and its Effects on Criminal Careers in the German State of Hessia” (in co-operation with the Criminological Research Office of the Ministry of Interior, Wiesbaden, October 2006 until November 2008).

Co-Principal Investigator: “Evaluation of a Special Re-Entry Program for Young Prisoners Released from Prison” (in co-operation with the Institute of Criminology, University of Heidelberg) (Ministry of Justice, Stuttgart, February 2006 until March 2008).

Principal Investigator: “Voluntary or Charitable Organizations Handling Offenders in the Community and Released Prisoners in Germany: A Field under Pressure, Analyzed in Terms of Organizational Structure, Task Definition, and Types of Financing”. (DFG- German Research Foundation, November 2005 until December 2008).

Principal Investigator: “Evaluation of the Restructured Youth Prison Comprehensive Education Program in the Hessia State Correctional System – A longitudinal qualitative-quantitative Study”, 3 Waves, 3 years follow-up: 2003, 2006 and 2009 (together with the Chair of Psychology, University of Marburg) (Ministry of Justice, Wiesbaden, July 2005 until December 2013).

Co-Principal Investigator, together with Dieter Dölling: “Evaluation of a Model Program of Youth Imprisonment in Semi-Liberty by Charitable Organizations” (in co-operation with the Institute of Criminology, University of Heidelberg) (Ministry of Justice, Stuttgart, May 2005 until December 2008).

Principal Investigator: “The Development of Value Orientation, Belief Systems, Concepts of Good and Evil, and Concepts of Criminality among Young Pupils, from Kindergarten through the Termination of High School” (German Research Foundation, November 2004 until November 2007).

Co-Principal Investigator: “Religiosity and Family Life - A Multidisciplinary Study on the Conditions of Effective Religious Education” (Research units: pedagogics of catholic religious science, pedagogics of protestant religious science, child and juvenile psychiatry, criminology). State of Baden-Wuerttemberg Special Research Sponsoring Program, Stuttgart 1999 -2003.

Co-Principal Investigator, together with Elmar G. M. Weitekamp: Mediation and Restorative Justice in Hungary and Germany: A Comparison About Possibilities. German Academic Exchange Program, August 2002.

Co-Principal Expert: “International Comparison of Juvenile Justice Systems”. Report to the National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Washington, D.C., USA 1999.

Co-Principal Investigator: “Russian-German Immigrants in the Federal Republic of Germany - Processes of Integration, Social Exclusion, Deviant Behavior and Criminality Among Second Generation Youths; A Qualitative Study on Young Youth Prison Inmates and a Comparative Group of Youngsters Living in Baden-Wuerttemberg Communities”. German Research Foundation, Bonn 1999.

Co-Principal Investigator, together with Elmar G. M. Weitekamp: “Desistance from Crime. Determinants of Exiting out of a Criminal Career among Severe Juvenile and Adolescent Offenders during Young Adulthood”. German Research Foundation, Bonn 1998 – 2002.

Co-Principal Investigator, together with Britta Bannenberg, Dieter Rössner and Elmar G. M. Weitekamp: “Mediation between Violent Couples, Problems and Possibilities of Intervention”. Government of the State of Hamburg, Department for Equal Opportunity of Women, Hamburg 1998 - 1999.

Co-Principal Investigator, together with Elmar G. M. Weitekamp: “Role Transitions from Offender to Victim and Vice Versa, Particularly Among Youths”. German Research Foundation, Bonn 1997 – 1999.

Co-Principal Investigator: “The State of Victim-Offender-Reconciliation in Germany”.Volkswagen Foundation. Hannover 1995-1999.

Co-Principal Investigator: “Comparison of the ´Tuebingen Crime Development Study´ Results with the Sampson/Laub Reanalysis of the Glueck/Glueck Data Set”. German Research Foundation, Bonn 1995 - 1998.

Principal Investigator: “Scientology Organization; Problems of Religion and Crime”. Ministry of Education of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Stuttgart 1994 - 1998.

Principal Investigator: “Community Service, New Developments in the CJS in Baden-Wuerttemberg”. Ministry of Justice of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Stuttgart 1992 - 1998.

Co-Principal Investigator, together with Klaus Sessar, Uwe Ewald et al.: “Social Breakdown, Social Transformation and Crime in East Germany, with Regard to the Consequences for Germany as a Whole”. German Research Foundation, Bonn, 1990 - 1998.

Principal Investigator: “Multiple Offending and Criminal Career Development. Analysis of International Longitudinal and Comparative Studies”. German Research Foundation, Bonn, 1989 - 1997.

Co-Principal Investigator, together with Elmar G. M. Weitekamp: “Problems of Imprisoning the Criminally Insane, a Study of Inmates of Baden-Wuerttemberg Special Houses of Correction (Maßregelvollzugsanstalten)”. German Research Foundation, Bonn, 1981 - 1985.

Co-Investigator and Planner, together with Elmar Weitekamp: “Comparative Juvenile Justice, USA vs. Germany”. German Marshall Fund for the United States, Washington, D.C., and Bonn, Germany, 1984.

Co-Principal Investigator, together with the ADG Association: “Attitude Survey of Probation and Parole Officers in Germany”. German Probation and Parole Association, and Ministry of Higher Education Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bonn and Stuttgart, 1980 - 1983.

Principal Investigator: “Structures of Probation and Parole Assistance, and Determinants of Success vs. Failure Mechanisms”. German Research Foundation (DFG), Bonn, Germany, 1977 - 1980.

Co-Principal Investigator: “Legal Control of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Measures on Driving under the Influence of Alcohol, Including Sentencing Practice and Options”. Federal Agency of Road Traffic Affairs (Bundesanstalt für Strassenwesen), Koeln and Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, 1976 - 1979.

Principal Investigator and Coordinator: “International Comparative Study on "Difficult respectively Serious Juvenile Offenders”. Volkswagen Foundation, Hannover, Germany, and Hamburg Scientific Foundation, Hamburg, Germany, 1977.

Principal Investigator: “Revision of Police Crime Statistics, Developing an Index of Crime, and Measuring Fear of Crime”. Federal Bureau of Investigation (Bundeskriminalamt) Wiesbaden, Germany, 1975 - 1977.

Member, Coordinated Research Fellowship Team: “Professional and Organized Crime in Western Europe”, appointed and sponsored by the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France, 1969 - 1972 (his special responsibility was - inter alia - field work in Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands).

Notice:
Small grants have been awarded, in addition, for the preparation of conferences, interdisciplinary seminars, workshops and study tours etc., by: Federal Ministry of Justice; Baden-Wuerttemberg Ministry of Higher Education; State of Hessen Ministry of Justice; N.A.T.O. Scientific Council at Brussels; German Academic Exchange Service; Library and Documentation Division, German Research Foundation; Volkswagen Foundation; Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation; Federation of Friends of the Tuebingen University; Thyssen Foundation; State Agency for Continuous Political Adult Education of Baden-Wuerttemberg; State Agency for Continuous Political Adult Education of Thuringia.


MEMBERSHIP OF SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
(2016-1966)

(1) Life Membership (in alphabetical order)

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), Alexandria, VA, USA, since May 1994 (Life Member since 2004?).

American Society of Criminology (ASC), Columbus, Ohio, USA, since 1975 (Life Member since 1980). Also member of the International Division, the Division of Experimental Crimi-nology, and the Division of Longitudinal Studies.

China Society of Juvenile Delinquency Research, Beijing, Peoples Republic of China (Honorary Life Member since 2002).

Hungarian Society of Criminology, Budapest, Hungary (Honorary Life Member since 2010)

World Society of Victimology (WSV), Muenster, Germany, Member since 1990 (Life Member since 2010).

(2) Membership of International and European Associations

European Society of Criminology (ESC), The Hague/London, since 2000 (founding member).

International Association for the History of Crime and Criminal Justice (IAHCCJ), Vaucresson, France, since 1994.

International Society for Criminology / Société Internationale de Criminologie, Paris, France, since 1980.

International Sociological Association (ISA), Madrid, Spain, since 1975. Also member of the Research Committee 29 = Sociology of Deviance and Social Control.

(3) Membership of National Associations

Arbeitskreis Junger Kriminologen (AJK), Bad Vilbel, Germany, since 1970.

Associación Argentina de Victimologia, Cordoba, Argentina (Honorary Member), since 1996.

DBH, Fachverband für Soziale Arbeit, Strafrecht und Kriminalpolitik, Berlin, Germany, since 1980 (including its predecessor, the Deutsche Bewaehrungs-, Gerichts- und Straffaelligenhilfe, Bonn, Germany).

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS), Sektion Rechtssoziologie, Hannover, Germany.

Deutsche Stiftung für Verbrechensverhuetung und Straffaelligenhilfe (DVS), Bonn, Germany, since 1993 (founding member).

Deutsche Vereinigung für Jugendgerichte und Jugendgerichtshilfen (DVJJ), Muenchen, Germany, since 1980.

Deutscher Hochschulverband, since 1977.
Deutscher Juristentag (DJT), Bonn, Germany, since 1974.

Deutsch-Ostasiatisches Wissenschaftsforum, Tuebingen/Stuttgart, Germany, since 1988 (founding member).

Gesellschaft für interdisziplinaere wissenschaftliche Kriminologie (GIWK), Hamburg, Germany, since 1986.

Juristische Studiengesellschaft Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany, since 2002 (founding member).

Kriminologische Gesellschaft (KrimG), formerly Neue Kriminologische Gesellschaft. Vereinigung deutscher, oesterreichischer und schweizerischer Kriminologen (NKG), Frankfurt am Main, Germany, since 1969 (founding member and first president).

Strafrechtslehrervereinigung (Deutschland, Oesterreich, Schweiz), Muenchen, Germany, since 1975.

Universitaetsbund Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany, since 1990.

Universitaetsgesellschaft Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany, since 1981.

Vereinigung der Freunde und Foerderer der DBH (VFF), Berlin, Germany, since 1998 (founding member).

Vereinigung für Rechtssoziologie, Bochum, Germany, since 1977.

Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung Tuebinger Kriminologen, Tuebingen, Germany, since 1982.


INVITED ADDRESSES, LECTURES, AND PAPER PRESENTATIONS
(2013-1968)

General Remark: From 1968 until now I have delivered hundreds of papers, lectures, and addresses at various occasions, and before diverse audiences. I am refraining here from going into every detail. Instead I shall provide only structured information on the main topics, events, and places where I have been active.

Germany

Regarding my presentations in Germany I shall point only at selected institutions/¬associations, i.e. those I have repeatedly or even constantly worked with throughout the years:

Central Criminological Research and Documentation Agency at Wiesbaden (Kriminologische Zentralstelle, KrimZ). Presentations e.g. on methodological problems of crime statistics; research on probation and parole; drug consumption and drug therapy; developing teaching programs in criminology; alcohol and criminality; recidivism.

Criminological Research Institute of Lower Saxonia at Hannover (Kriminologisches Forschungsinstitut Niedersachsen, KFN). Presentations e.g. on the influences of juvenile court aides on judges' decision-making; diversion; problems of theory-practice conflicts and convergences; social therapy in prisons; juvenile probation system, problems and prospects.

Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign and International Penal Law at Freiburg/Breisgau (Max-Planck-Institut für auslaendisches und internationales Strafrecht). Presentations e.g. on relationships between criminology and sociology of law; analyzing international cohort and longitudinal studies; prospects of a European Criminology.

Society for the Whole Field of Criminology in Vienna et al. (Gesellschaft für die gesamte Kriminologie), later on joined with the German Criminological Society in Mainz (Deutsche Kriminologische Gesellschaft) to the New Society for Criminology in Tübingen, Association of German, Austrian and Swiss Criminologists (Neue Kriminologische Gesellschaft, NKG). Presentations e.g. on problems of enforcing and reform ideas on the lifetime penalty in Germany; theory of differential decriminalization; multiple offending and criminal careers; organized crime.

Society for Interdisciplinary Criminology in Bremen et al. (Gesellschaft für interdisziplinäre wissenschaftliche Kriminologie, GIWK). Presentations e.g. on problems of cohort studies; net widening in diversion programs; socio-history of crime and crime control.

German Association for Child and Youth Psychiatry in Munich et al. (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie). Presentations e.g. on structure and development of child delinquency; group delinquency among juvenile offenders; violence in institutions of formal social control.

Young Criminologists Association in Hamburg et al. (Arbeitskreis Junger Kriminologen). Presentations e.g. on critical criminology; police research in state institutions; recidivism, measurement problems; the penal law concept of mens rea from the point of view of criminology.

German Association for Juvenile Courts and Youth Aid at Hannover (Deutsche Vereinigung für Jugendgerichte und Jugendgerichtshilfen) Presentations e.g. on enforcing juvenile laws and crime prevention; multiple offending; drug policy.

German Association for Probation and Parole Assistance, Court Aid, and Care and Resettlement of Offenders at Bonn (Deutsche Bewaehrungs-, Gerichts- und Straffaelligenhilfe). Presentations e.g. on problems of probation practice; research on recidivism; surveillance of dangerous offenders; alternatives to imprisonment; theoretical challenges and practical boundaries of victim-offender-reconciliation.

Federal Society for Offender Rehabilitation in Bonn (Bundesverband der Straffaelligenhilfe). Presentations e.g. on intermediary sanctions; halfway houses; semi-liberty; intensive supervision programs; electronic surveillance; prison census.

Catholic Scholars Academies in the States of the German Federation (Katholische Akademien). Presentations e.g. on volunteers in prison work and in ex-prisoners assistance; mediation; professional and organized crime.

Protestant Scholars Academies in the States of the German Federation (Evangelische Akademien). Presentations e.g. on criminal policy for the years 2000 and after; crime after German re-unification; fine enforcement; measures of control of liberty; probation and parole practice; social work in the criminal justice system and its influences on domestic security; family violence.

German Judges and Prosecutors Academy at Trier (Deutsche Richterakademie). Presentations e.g. on juvenile delinquency; recent changes in juvenile penal law; functions of the German juvenile court; comparison of German and Austrian reforms in juvenile justice; special prevention; prediction instruments in criminology; organized and professional crime; sentencing guidelines; mens rea, forensic expert witnesses.

Police Academy of Federal and State Governments in Muenster (Polizei-Fuehrungsakademie). Presentations on: Analysis of crime statistics; geography of crime; multiple offending; situational analysis of criminal events; crime index; criminology and criminalistics.

Federal Bureau of Investigation in Wiesbaden (Bundeskriminalamt), Congress Division. Presentations e.g. on organized crime; money laundering; crime forecasting; research on the second generation of immigrants; chronic and intensive offenders; co-offending; crime seriousness index; youth gangs; criminalistics: science or craft.

“New Patterns and Developments of Youth Violence in Europe”: Opening Speech, Invited Presentation at the First Plenary Session, Congress of the International Association for Research into Juvenile Criminology, June 2001, Greifswald, Germany. General Theme: “Youth Violence: New Patterns and Local Responses - Experiences in East and West”.

“Religiosity, Family Ties and Delinquency”. Invited Plenary Speech at a Ravensburger Foundation Conference on “Religion and Familiy”, March 2004, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Opening Address and Final Plenary Speech on Recent Developments in German Crime Policy at the 19th triennial National Meeting of the Association for Social Work, Penal Law and Crime Policy (DBH-Fachverband), September 2006, Bremen, Germany.

Invited Opening Ceremony Plenary Speech on “The Development of Chronic Juvenile Delinquency, and Processes of Desistance”, Tri-Nations-Meeting of German, Austrian and Swiss Juvenile Justice Associations, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, September 2007.

Invited Plenary Speech on “Drugs and Crime. Criminological Considerations”, Bi-Annual Meeting of the Association of German, Swiss, and Austrian Criminologists (KrimG), September 2007, Innsbruck, Austria.

Presentation on “German Youth Gang research”, 10th International Workshop of the EUROGANG Research Network, Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany, June 2010.

Invited Paper on “The Need of Overhauling the German System of Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics”. Day Conference of the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Section Berlin, together with Members of the Federal Parliament, Berlin, May 2012.

Presentation on “Evaluation of Youth Imprisonment in Germany, Methodological and Substantial Issues, the Example of the Youth Correctional System in the State of Hessia”, Conference of the German Association for Social Work, Penal Law and Crime Policy, Darmstadt, September 2012. Together with Marc Coester and Jost Stellmacher.

Other European Countries, and Israel

Austria

Wien, Austrian National Association for Traffic Security. Invited Address on the Topic: “Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency – From Non-Reaction to Imprisonment. What do we know about effects of Diversion vs. Punishment?”

Wien, Vienna University, Austrian Association of Penal Law and Criminology. Invited Address on the Topic “Future of Criminology” on the Occasion of the Associations 50th Anniversary.

Wien, Vienna University, Austrian Association of Penal Law and Criminology: Paper on "Diversion and Victim-Offender-Reconciliation in German Juvenile Penal Law".

Wien, Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Austria, Task Force on the Revision of the Austrian Penal Code: Paper on "Problems of Regulating Prostitution and Pimping Through Penal Law Measures".

Salzburg, Salzburg University, Society for Criminology: Paper on "Problems of Life-Time Sentences".

Invited Plenary Speech on "Drugs and Crime. Criminological Considerations", Bi-Annual Meeting of the Association of German, Swiss, and Austrian Criminologists (KrimG), September 2007, Innsbruck, Austria.

Belgium

Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, International Criminological Course: Final Address on "Changes in Society, Crime, and Criminal Justice in Europe", and International Conference on Restorative Juvenile Justice, Chair of the Closing Session.

Louvain-la-Neuve, Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve: Paper on "Residential Treatment of Deviant Children in Germany".

Croatia

Dubrovnik, Inter-University Centre for Post-Graduate Studies: Presentation on “Victim-Offender-Mediation in Germany” on the occasion of the XVIII, XX and XXI International Post Graduate Courses on Victimology, Victim Assistance and Criminal Justice, till 2005.

England

Southampton, University of Southampton, Faculty of Law: Faculty Lecture on "The Structure of Jurisprudence and Penal Law Thinking in Germany".

Cambridge, University of Cambridge: Invited Public Lecture on “Desistance of a Criminal Career. Latest Results of the Tuebingen Criminal Behavior Development Study”.

Cambridge, University of Cambridge: 4th Aquinas Lecture on Civic Responsibility. Invited Discussant on the topic of “Moral vs. Penal Responsibility".

Oxford, University of Oxford: European Criminological Colloquium. Invited Discussant on the topic of "Prison Overpopulation in Western Europe".

Oxford, University of Oxford: Crime and Justice Annuals study group. Invited Discussant on the topic of "Discrepancies and Inequalities in Sentencing".

London, Life History Research Society: Meeting at the Royal Overseas Club on Comorbidity. Paper on “Alcohol and Criminality” based upon the Tuebingen Criminal Behavior Development Study, October 1996.

Finland

Helsinki, HEUNI (Helsinki Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, Affiliated with the United Nations): Paper on "United Nations Crime Surveys: Methodological and Structural Considerations".

Helsinki, University of Helsinki, ERASMUS Intensive Program on European Penal Law and Criminal Policy: Guest Lectures on “The Implementation of Victim-Offender-Reconciliation into German (Juvenile) Penal Law”, and on “The Development of Crime in Germany after the Re-Unification”.

France

Aix-en-Provence, Vasarely Foundation, International Colloquium on Juvenile Delinquency and Control: Paper on "Recent Developments in the Sanctioning of Juvenile Deviance and Delinquency in Western Germany".

Aix-en-Provence, Université Aix-Marseille: Paper on "Treatment Measures for Juvenile De-linquents in Germany".

Aix-en-Provence, 3rd Aquinas Lecture on Civic Responsibility: Invited Discussant on the topic "Anthropological Challenges in the Treatment of Delinquents and Criminals".

Aix-en-Provence, Université Aix-Marseille: Invited Lecture at the Special “Third Cycle” Study Program of Law and Politology on “The Development of Restaurative Justice Concepts in German Adult and Juvenile Penal Law”.

Aix-en-Provence, Université Aix-Marseille: Invited Workshop Presentation at the French-German Conference “Europe and Globalization” on “The Combat of Transnational Crime in the European Union”

Strasbourg, Council of Europe, 17th Criminological Research Conference: Paper on "Interactions within the Criminal Justice System".

Strasbourg, Council of Europe, Criminological Seminar: Invited Discussant on "The Social History of Crime and Crime Control".

Strasbourg, Council of Europe, 18th Criminological Research Conference: Invited Address on "Forensic Psychiatry and its Role in the Treatment of Offenders".

Hungary

Budapest, 13th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, ESC, September 2013. Invited Plenary Speech on “Relationship Among Crime, Criminology and Criminal Policy: Thoughts about an as Challenging as Intricate Issue in the History, and for the Present Situation and the Future of our Discipline”. In addition: Co-Presenter in a Workshop on Policing, Topic = Attitudes toward Violence against Police Officers among Youth Club Visitors and Youth Detention Inmates. In addition: Discussant in a Workshop on Peace Making Circles, joint EU-Research Project (teams in Tuebingen, Germany; Leuven, Belgium, and Budapest, Hungary).

Miskolc, 65th International Regional Seminar on “New Tendencies in Crime and Criminal Policy in Central and Eastern Europe” (2003), organized by the International Society for Criminology, the Hungarian Society of Criminology, and the Department of Criminal Law, University of Miskolc. Invited Plenary Lecture for the Opening Session on “Impact of Changes in Criminality in Central and Eastern Europe on the Development of Criminological Thinking”.

Budapest, 11th International Congress on Criminology: Invited Speech on the "Evaluation of International Criminology" at the Closing Plenary.

Israel

Haifa, University of Haifa, formal opening of the Minerva Center for Youth Policy: Speaker at the final session of the international inauguration conference on “Topics for Future Research on Youth Problems and Youth Policy”, December 1996.

Jerusalem, Hebrew University, Institute of Criminology special meeting: Paper on “Crime in Germany after the Reunification”, December 1996.

Italy

Bellagio, Lake of Como, United Nations NGO-Alliance: Paper on "Youth and Criminal Justice, Structures and Developments".

Milan, National Center for Social Defense: Paper on "Alternatives to Imprisonment in Germany".

Rome, Pontifical University, 2nd Aquinas Lecture on Civic Responsibility: Invited Discussant on the topic "Treatment of Criminals - Basic Problems in the Perspective of Penal Philosophy".

Siena, meeting of the European Association for Psychology and Law: Plenary Speaker on the topic “Longitudinal Studies in Juvenile Delinquency”; also workshop paper presentation on “Mediation in Juvenile Justice”.

Siena, Aquinas Conference on Responsible Citizenship: Invited Discussant on the topic “Towards Globalization of Health and Security”.

Netherlands

Amsterdam, XIII. Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development: Paper on "Desistance from Crime: Towards a Life-Course Perspective".

Portugal

Lisbon, Ministry of Justice Training and Further Education Center, International Criminological Course: Paper on "Sanctioning Systems in Germany".

Russia

St. Petersburg, Russian Academy of Social Sciences, German-Russian Seminar on Community Oriented Crime Prevention: Keynote Speech on “Prospects and Limits of Crime Prevention in the Community”.

San Marino

City of San Marino Council, and University of Bologna, International Criminological Course: Paper on "Privatization and State Domestic Security".

Scotland

Glasgow, Glasgow University, Faculty of Sociology: Faculty Speech on "Organized Crime and Crime Industry in Western Europe".

Spain

Albacete, University of Castilla - La Mancha, Program of Master in Criminology: Invited Commencement Lecture on “The Implementation of Victim-Offender-Reconciliation into German General Penal Law and Youth Court Law”.

Barcelona, University Ramon Llull, ESADE, Department of Law: Lecture on “The Development of Criminality in Germany after the Re-unification”.

Bilbao, University of the Basque Countries, 12th Conference of the European Society of Criminology (2012), Workshop II of the international “Eurogang Research Group”. Presentation (together with Marc Coester and Kerstin Reich) on “Gang Related Attitudes and Behavior Patterns Among Young People in a German City. The Example of Mobile Youth Work Clients in Stuttgart”.

Granada, University of Granada, Faculty of Law, Special Study Program of Criminology: Inauguration lecture for the study group 1996/97 on “Mediation”.

Madrid, Complutense University, International Seminar on Economic Crime: Paper on "Economic Crime and its Control in Germany".

Onati, Basque Country, Antiqua Universidad, International Institute for the Sociology of Law, International Conference on “Social Dynamics and Regulatory Order in Modern Societies”. Co-Presenter of a Paper on “Turning Points in Criminal Careers“. Discussant on the workshop topic “Juvenile Violence in a Winner-Loser-Culture”.

Salamanca, University of Salamanca, 5th Aquinas Conference on Responsible Citizenship: Invited discussant on the topic of “Foundations of Penal Law in Modern Society”.

Sevilla, University of Sevilla, Conference on Victimology: Plenary speaker on “Victim-Offender Reconciliation, Problems and Prospects, with Particular Emphasis on the Experiences in Germany”.

Sweden

Stockholm International Criminology Symposium, organized by the National Council of Crime Prevention (Brå). Annual Symposium since 2006. Invited as Chair of Workshops resp. Paper Presenter resp. as Discussant.

Stockholm and Solna, National Police College, International Conference and Workshop on Community-Oriented Policing as Crime Prevention: Paper on “Citizens´ Views and Expectations on Community- Oriented Policing”, September 1996.

Stockholm, Ministry of Justice, and the European Union Directorate, International Seminar on Crime Prevention Organization in the European Union, Chair of a Workshop on Police Coordination and National Policies regarding the Control of Drugs.

Switzerland

Berne, New Criminological Society, Annual Meeting: Paper on "Recidivism and Criminal Career Research".

Interlaken, Swiss Working Group of Criminology, Annual Meeting: Paper on "Residential Treatment of Mentally Ill Offenders".

Koenigsfelden, Kanton Aaargau: Argovian Forum of Criminology and Penology:

  1. International Seminar: Paper on "Research on Multiple Offending";
  2. Invited Speech on “The Death Penalty: Imposition and Execution. Basic Criminological, Criminal Policy, and Human Rights Issues, Including Comparative Results of Public Opinion Surveys”.

North American Countries

Canada

Montréal, Québec, ASC-Meeting: Paper on "Juvenile Delinquency in Germany".

Toronto, Ontario, Center of Criminology Meeting: Invited Address on the topic "Development of CJ-Library and Documentation Systems in Germany".

Toronto, Ontario, ASC-Meeting: Co-Presenter of a Paper on “Violence among so-called Russian Germans in the Context of the Subculture of Violence”. Presenter for the International Society for Criminology in the “Presidents´ Panel”, directed by ASC-President David P. Farrington. Discussant in the “International Symposium on Youth Violence”, sponsored by the Division of International Criminology, ASC, and chaired by Kenneth Polk, University of Melbourne, Australia.

United States of America

Boston, MA, ASC-Meeting: Papers on “A Comparison of the Reanalysis of the Glueck/Glueck Data by Sampson and Laub with the Tuebingen Criminal Behavior Development Study” and on “Criminal Career Length and Severity Escalation: A Re-analysis of the 1945 and 1958 Philadelphia Birth Cohort Studies”. Speech as ISC-representative at the special plenary session, arranged by ASC-President Freda Adler, on internationalization of research in criminology.

Chicago, IL, ASC-Meeting (2002): Chair of RS 47 on "Careers, Victimization, and Desistence; and Paper on "Determinants of Early Desistence from Criminal Careers: First Results of a German Study" (together with Elmar G. M. Weitekamp). In Addition: Oral Communication on the "Wuhan, China Birth Cohort Study" at a Round-Table Session (Co-Presenter with Paul Friday, Xin Ren, Elmar G. M. Weitekamp).

Chicago, IL, ASC-Meeting: Papers on “Informal Social Control and Crime: Early Problem Behavior and Antisocial Behavior in the Tuebingen Criminal Behavior Development Study” and on “The Development of Youth Violence, Hate Crime, and Attitudes towards Violence in Germany”. DIC-ASC Keynote Speaker on “International Cooperation in Criminology”.

Denver, CO, ASC-Meeting: Paper on “Victim-Offender-Mediation Statistics in Germany, 1993- 2004”.

Miami, FL, ASC-Meeting: Paper on "Developments in Juvenile Justice Policy and Juvenile Violence in Germany", and Paper on "The Dangerousness of Chronic and Habitual Offenders".

Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota, International Seminar on Child Welfare: Discussant on "Child Welfare Regulations in Germany".

Newark, NJ, Rutgers University, School of Criminology: Invited Faculty Address on the topic "Criminological Teaching and Research: Prospects for the Reunited Germany" (Re: Planning of a European University at Erfurt in East-Germany).

Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Work, Center for the Study of Youth Policy, and Department of Legal Studies of the Wharton School: Papers on different German topics, e.g. "Hate Crimes", "Juvenile Violence", "Juvenile Justice", and "Juvenile Court Reform".

Phoenix, AZ, ASC-Meeting: Introductory Speech in the Workshop on "Cross-National Longitudinal Studies in the Development of Criminal Behavior".

San Diego, CA, ASC-Meeting: Co-Presenter of Papers on “Shifts and Developments of Hate Crime and Societal Reactions Towards Xenophobia in Germany”; “Processes of Integration and Social Exclusion, and Crime Patterns of Immigrants with Ancestors of German Descent (Aussiedler) in Germany”; “Problem Oriented Policing and Restorative Justice: Do the Models Complement or Contradict Each Other?”

San Francisco, CA, ASC-Meeting: Paper on "Criminal Career Research in Germany".

Turlock, CA, State University of California, Stanislaus Campus: Lecture on “The Development of Victim-Offender Mediation in Germany".

University Park, MD, University of Maryland, International Conference on Doctoral Level Education in CJ: Paper on "Doctoral Level Education Programs in Criminology in Germany".

Washington, DC, Friedrich Naumann Foundation, U.S. Division, International Guest Lecturer Series: Invited Speech on "Social Change and Crime in Germany".

Latin America Countries

Brazil

Recife, State of Pernambuco, 54th International Criminological Course on “Crime and Justice before the 3rd Millenium: Man and his Environment”. Keynote speech (in French) on the Topic “Criminology Confronted with Developments in Bioethics”.

Ecuador

Quito, University of Quito, International Criminological Course: Paper on "Drug Crimes and Drug Policy in Germany".

Asian Countries

China (People´s Republic)

Hangzhou, Zhejiang Police College, November 2014, Invited Further Education Course Presentation on "Migration and Organized Crime in Germany".

Beijing, 20th Anniversary of the China Society of Juvenile Delinquency Research, August 2002: Keynote Presentation on the Topic of: “Development and Treatment of Juvenile Delinquency” (in German, with Chinese Translation).

Teaching and Presentation Program of three Weeks Duration in Several Chinese Provincial Capital Cities, and in Beijing, on the Topics of Criminology, Juvenile Penal Law, Corrections, and Policing, from the German and the International Point of View.

Beijing, Beijing University, Faculty of Law : Lectures on "Structures of Criminological Research in Germany", "Basic Problems of Juvenile Delinquency and Control in Germany and in Europe", "The International Society for Criminology", and "Correctional System and Prison Law in Germany".

Beijing, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences: Paper on "Sociological Theories of Crime in the Western World".

Beijing, Chinese Society for Juvenile Delinquency: Paper on "Juvenile Penal Law in Germany".

Tian-Jin City, Juvenile High Court of Appeal of Tian-Jin Province: Invited Address on "Status and Role of the Juvenile Court Judge in the German Criminal Law System. Comparative Considerations".

Indonesia

Denpasar, Putri Bali Hotel, Bali, International Workshop on Crime in the Post-Modern Society and its Countermeasures, organized by the Indonesian Association of Criminology and the International Society for Criminology: Keynote Speech on “Problems of Crime and Law Enforcement in Post-Modern Societies”.

Japan

Kobe, World Congress of Criminology 2011, International Society for Criminology and Japanes Co-Organizers: Invited Special Workshop Paper on “Citizen Participation in Criminal Trials in Germany”, and Invited Workshop Paper on “Content and Function of Pre-Sentence Reports in Criminal Justice, Example of Germany”.

Kyoto, University of Kyoto, Law Faculty: Paper on "Penal Procedural Problems of Law Enforcement in Germany".

Tokyo, 2nd Japanese-German Colloquium on Penal Law: Paper on "Police Research: Recent Developments in Germany".

Tokyo, Police Foundation, International Criminological Course: Paper on "Private Security and its Relations with Police Crime Prevention Strategies and Tactics".

Fuchu, Tokyo, UNAFEI, Invited Plenary Presentation at the 129th International Senior Seminar 2005 on “Crime Prevention, Prospects and Problems”.

Tokyo, Ministry of Justice with UNAFEI, Invited Public Lecture on “Young Delinquents and Youth at Risk”.

Yokohama, Toin University, Law School: Series of 9 Lectures in March 2005 on Recent Developments in German Criminal Law, Juvenile Law, Procedural Law, and Criminal Justice.

Kobe, International Conference Center, 16th World Congress of Criminology of the Internationals Society for Criminology 2011: Invited Special Meeting Presentation on “Lay Participation in Penal Procedure”.

Macau

University of Macau, November 2014, Department of Criminology. Invited Presentation on the topic of "Immigration, Migration, and Crime in Germany.

South Korea

Seoul, Seoul National University, Faculty of Law: Speech on "Recent Developments in Criminal Law in West Germany".

Seoul, Korean Institute of Criminology: Speech on "Anomic Consequences of the German Reunification".

Seoul, Korean Institute of Criminology: Speech on “The Tuebingen Criminal Behavior Development Study. First Results of 30 Years of Longitudinal Research”.

Seoul, Kookmin University, Department of Law: Paper on “Development of Crime and Crime Control in Germany after the Reunification”.

Taiwan

Chia-Yi, National Chung-Cheng University, Department of Law (Dec. 2012): Invited Lecture on „Improving the position of victims in penal law and in penal procedure law: Explaining the latest state of development of the core issues in Germany”

Taichung, Tung-Hai University (Dec. 2012): Invited Lecture at the Faculty of Law on „The core importance of fines and other financial sanctions in German penal and procedural law, and in the practice of criminal justice”

Taichung, Tonghai University, Department of Social Sciences: Paper on “Victim-Offender-Reconciliation in Germany, Prospects and Problems”, Seminar on “Principal Issues of Crime Policy in Germany”, Seminar on “Structures of Penal Law in Germany”.

Tainan, National Cheng-Kung University, Department of Law: Invited Lecture on “Sentencing structure and prisoner rates in Germany in an international context. In particular: research on the effectiveness of special youth imprisonment schemes.”

Taipei, National Taiwan University, Faculty of Law: Paper on “The Development of Restorative Justice in the Federal Republic of Germany”.

Taipei, National Taiwan University, Faculty of Law: Paper on "Correctional Law and Practice in Germany".

Taipei, Catholic Fu-Jen University, Faculty of Law: Paper on "Juvenile Courts and Juvenile Corrections in Germany".

Taipei, Ming Chuan University, Faculty of Law: Paper on “Victim-Offender-Reconciliation in Germany, Prospects and Problems”.

Australian and New Zealand Countries

Dunedin, New Zealand, University of Otago: Invited Speech on the topic "The Tuebingen Criminal Behavior Development Study: Remarks on Structure and Results of the ongoing Longitudinal Research Program", November 1993.

Canberra, A.C.T., Australia, Australian Institute of Criminology: Paper on "Social Breakdown and the Development of Crime in East Germany".

Canberra, A.C.T., Australia, Australian Institute of Criminology: Paper on “Recent Developments in Crime Policy in Germany, with Particular Regard to General Tendencies in the European Union (1995-2000)”.

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, University of Melbourne, the Year 2000 John D. Barry Public Memorial Lecture on “Drug Crimes and Drug Control Policy in Germany - Comparative Aspects”.

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, University of Melbourne: Paper on "Crime Development, Domestic Security, and Fear of Crime in the Five New States of the Federal Republic of Germany: Recent Research Results and Policy Considerations".

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, University of Melbourne: Paper on “Recent Developments in the Sentencing and Correctional Management of Dangerous Sexual Offenders in Germany”.

African Countries

Cape Town, South Africa, International Conference on “The Politics of Restorative Justice in Post-Conflict South Africa and Beyond” (September, 2006): Invited Paper on “Crime Control Developments in Post-Modern Societies: Looking out for Possible Common Features Among Seemingly Unrelated Discourses and Practices”.

 


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