Committee Details

Committee on Law and Justice Statistics

Charge:

To provide an interface for the Association with the legal, judicial, and criminal justice communities. As such, it will:

  • Help to disseminate information about legal and justice statistics activities throughout the statistics community
  • Promote the development of quality statistical activities in civil and criminal justice settings
  • Enhance the communication and presentation of statistical evidence in legal settings
  • Consider and report on relevant issues to guarantee the integrity of statistical programs maintained by the U.S. Department of Justice and other appropriate agencies and organizations
  • Composition: The committee has nine appointed members, three of whom are appointed/reappointed each year by the President Elect for three year terms, two liaisons appointed by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, and one liaison appointed by the Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (COPAFS). One of the members is appointed (when necessary) by the President Elect to serve as the Chair.


    Questions? Want to get involved? Contact Kenneth C. Land

    Membership

    The Committee on Law and Justice Statistics has 7 member(s), and 3 liaison(s).

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    Name

    Position/Term

     
    Land, Kenneth C.
    Duke University
    Dept. of Sociology
    Box 90088
    Durham, NC   27708-0088
    United States
    Phone: (919) 660-5615
    kland@soc.duke.edu
    Chair (2015 - 2017)
     
    Maxwell, Christopher D.
    Michigan State University
    Coll of Soc Sci, School Criminal Justice
    509 E. Circle Dr., 203 Berkey Hall
    East Lansing, MI   48824
    United States
    Phone: (517) 432-3436
    cmaxwell@msu.edu
    Vice-Chair (2015 - 2017)
     
    Baumer, Eric Paul
    Pennsylvania State University
    1011 Oswald Tower
    University Park, PA   16802
    United States
    Phone: (814) 863-5436
    epb5167@psu.edu
    Member (2016 - 2018)
     
    Maxwell, Christopher D.
    Michigan State University
    Coll of Soc Sci, School Criminal Justice
    509 E. Circle Dr., 203 Berkey Hall
    East Lansing, MI   48824
    United States
    Phone: (517) 432-3436
    cmaxwell@msu.edu
    Member (2013 - 2018)
     
    Mears, Daniel P.
    Florida State University, College of Criminology & Criminal Justice
    Mark C. Stafford Professor of Criminolog
    634 W. Call Street
    Tallahassee, FL   32306-1127
    United States
    Phone: (850) 644-7376
    Fax: (850) 644-9614
    dmears@fsu.edu
    Member (2014 - 2019)
     
    Nagin, Daniel S.
    dn03@andrew.cmu.edu
    Member (2012 - 2017)
     
    Raghunathan, Trivellore E.
    University of Michigan
    426 Thompson Street
    Institute for Social Research
    Ann Arbor, MI   48106
    United States
    Phone: (734) 764-8365
    Fax: (734) 763-9831
    teraghu@umich.edu
    Member (2013 - 2018)
     
    Xie, Min
    University of Maryland, College Park
    Dept of Criminology and Criminal Justice
    2220 LeFrak Hall
    College Park, MD   20901
    United States
    Phone: (301) 405-4699
    mxie@umd.edu
    Member (2015 - 2017)
     

    Ensor, Katherine B.
    Rice University
    Dept. of Statistics
    6100 Main St., MS 138
    Houston, TX   77251-1827
    United States
    Phone: (713) 348-4687
    kathy.bennett.ensor@gmail.com

    Professional Issues & Visibility Council Liaison
    2016 - 2018
    Chair, Professional Issues and Visibility Council (ASA Vice President)
     

    Marker, David A.
    Westat
    1600 Research Blvd.
    Rockville, MD   20850-3195
    United States
    Phone: (301) 251-4398
    davidmarker@westat.com

    Professional Issues & Visibility Council Liaison
    2016 - 2018
    Vice Chair, Professional Issues and Visibility Council
     

    Pierson, Steve
    American Statistical Association
    732 North Washington Street
    Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
    United States
    Phone: (703) 302-1841
    pierson@amstat.org

    Staff Liaison
    2014 - 2017
     
     

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