FBI Deputy Director John Pistole to Discuss Terrorism Prevention During Criminology Day at Penn

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Media Contact:Jacqueline Posey | jposey@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 22, 2007

WHO: John Pistole, FBI deputy director

Richard Berk, Penn professor of criminology and statistics

Lawrence Sherman, Penn Criminology Department chair

Laurie Robinson, director of the criminology M.S. program at Penn

WHAT: Criminology Day at the University of Pennsylvania

WHERE:Huntsman Hall, Room 370, 3730 Walnut St., Philadelphia

WHEN:Friday, Jan. 26, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.

The lecture will highlight Penn's fourth annual Criminology Day. "Predicting and Preventing Domestic Terrorism" will be the theme, featuring a series of talks by Penn Criminology Department faculty.   

Richard Berk, professor of criminology and statistics, will discuss "Predicting Homicide."  Lawrence Sherman, criminology professor and department chair, will discuss "Preventing Homicide." Laurie Robinson, director of the criminology M.S. program, will speak on "Career Paths in Criminology." An informal luncheon with the speakers will be held after the program.