American Society of Criminology

Organization's name: American Society of Criminology
Organization's acronym: ASC
Headquarters address  
Address: 1314 Kinnear Road, Suite 212Columbus, Ohio 43212-1156

United States of America
Phone: 1-614-292-9207
Fax: 1-614-292-6767
Web site:
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
  • English


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Children
  • Crime Prevention
  • Criminal Justice
  • Drug Control
  • Family
  • Human Rights
  • International Law
  • International Security
  • Justice
  • Migration
  • Peace and Security
  • Population
  • Refugees
  • Social Development
  • Sustainable Development
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Violence
  • Women
  • Youth

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Human rights of women

  • Civil registration systems
  • Country or region codes
  • Crime and criminal justice statistics
  • Demographic and social surveys
  • Development indicators
  • Disability Statistics
  • Environmental Accounts
  • Geographical names
  • Household Statistics
  • Informal Sector Statistics
  • International Comparison Programme
  • International Economic and Social Classifications
  • International migration
  • Labour and Compensation
  • Methodological publications in statistics
  • National accounting
  • Official statistics, principles and practices
  • Population and housing censuses
  • Poverty statistics
  • Price and Quantity Statistics
  • Services Statistics
  • Social Statistics and Social Monitoring
  • Statistical activities classification
  • Statistics on international trade in services
  • Time-use statistics

Sustainable Development:
  • International law
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • United States of America
  • Canada
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1841
Year of registration (YYYY): 2002
Organizational structure: ASC is managed by an elected Board of Executive Officers, with a permanent Executive Director. Elected Officers also represent the membership of academic and applied criminologists and criminal justice professionals. Several Divisions also make up the organizational structure.
Number and type of members: 3500 members: Includes academics, criminal justice professionals and students.
Affiliation with NGO networks: The Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Grants from Governments

Additional Information

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