The Criminology Academy

Ep. 39 They Grow Up So Fast: Pubertal Timing, Risk Perception, and Crime with Rebecca Bucci

February 28, 2022

Hi! If you're new, welcome! If you're not, welcome back! This week we spoke to Rebecca Bucci who is a s a Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology at Harvard University. Rebecca talks to us about what pubertal timing is, how it is related to crime, and what may be some of the reasons that kids enter pubertal timing early or late. Rebecca also talks to us about some of her work regarding risk perceptions of arrest and why these perceptions matter. 


Rebecca has published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, Child Development, and Criminology. You can find Rebecca on Twitter @RebeccaBucci21 and on her website


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