Thursday, October 2, 2014Adrian Raine will present: "The anatomy ofviolence: Dissecting the biological roots of crime."
Dr. Adrian Raine is a global leader in the modern study ofneurocriminology. He applies techniques from neuroscience, such asbrain imaging, to study how biological and social factors interact tocause criminal behavior, especially violent crime. Dr. Raine wasrecruited to Penn in 2007 as a PIK (Penn Integrates Knowledge)professor. A former chair of Penn's Department of Criminology, heholds the Richard Perry University Professorship in Criminology,Psychiatry, and Psychology. His 2013 book, The Anatomy of Violence,received widespread attention and resulted in numerous mediaappearances. Dr. Raine was educated at Oxford University and YorkUniversity in his native England. He and his collaborators areconducting on-going research projects in the United States, China,Mauritius, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
The lecture will be held from 3:30-5:00 p.m. in the Class of '49 Auditorium, 2nd Floor Houston Hall.