Dr. Gilmer's new book, Political Geographies of Piracy: Constructing Threats and Containing Bodies in Somalia, examines security-development strategies for combating piracy off the coast of Somalia and how they are being promoted or resisted in various Somali communities. The book can be purchased through Palgrave MacMillan.
Please see http://cj.fiu.edu/degree-programs/phd-in-international-crime-and-justice/ for additional information. This program is expected to begin Fall 2015.
Dr. Meldrum's new book Self-Control and Crime Over the Life Course provides a current, interdisciplinary perspective on theory and research on self-control as it relates to involvement in delinquent and criminal behavior over the life course. The book can be purchased through Sage.
The 2015 ACJS Annual Meeting will take place March 3-7, 2015, in Orlando, Florida.