David Abeling-Judge

David Abeling-Judge, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice Sciences
Director of the Justice Administration Online Program
Director of the Quality Enhancement Plan

B.A., Lawrence University
M.Sc., King’s College London
Ph.D., Northeastern University

110-A Hines Hall
dabelingjudge@barton.edu | 800-345-4973 x6441

Dr. David Abeling-Judge is a criminologist whose research interests include life-course criminology and desistance from crime. The life-course perspective addresses influences in crime that occur over one’s life, including biological, familial, adolescent, and adult social experiences, as well as acknowledging changes in social influences over time; and desistance research examines psychological and social developments that cause active offenders to cease or reduce their criminal activities. Dr. Abeling-Judge enjoys teaching a variety of courses, including Research Design and Methods, Techniques of Analysis, and Crime and the Life-Course Perspective.