Professor Kevin Wolff from John Jay College of Criminal Justice will be joining us to discuss his research on juvenile justice and delinquency. Professor Wolff is the 2020 recipient of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Section Tory J. Caeti Memorial Award. This award is sponsored by the UNT Department of Criminal Justice. During his presentation, Dr. Wolff will discuss his research on the role of childhood experiences in the initiation of, and the desistance from, delinquent behavior during adolescence. He will also discuss the measurement of dynamic risk and protective factors and their utility in the prediction of delinquency among justice involved youth.