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Dr. Mercer Sullivan

Professor Sullivan’s book Getting Paid: Youth Crime and Work in the Inner City (Cornell University Press, 1989) is widely cited as a seminal study of ecological influences on youth development. He is one of the first researchers to have studied the male role in teenage pregnancy and parenting. His other research has examined the roles of community... Learn More


Dr. James O. Finckenauer

Dr. Finckenauer, Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Professorial Fellow, taught at Rutgers University, Newark., NJ, for 37 years. He has authored, co-authored or co-edited a dozen books as well as numerous articles, chapters and reports. Among other honors, he served as President of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the International Association for the Study... Learn More