Wayne Osgood

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D. Wayne Osgood
Born Donald Wayne Osgood
Education University of California, Los Angeles (A.B., 1971)
University of Colorado, Boulder (M.A., 1974; Ph.D., 1977)
Known for Work on delinquency among adolescents and its relationship to their friendship networks
Awards Fellow of the American Society of Criminology since 2005
Scientific career
Fields Criminology
Institutions Pennsylvania State University
Thesis A comparison of cognitive style in impression formation and in existing views about people (1977)
Doctoral advisor Gary McClelland

Donald Wayne Osgood is an American criminologist and professor emeritus of criminology and sociology at Pennsylvania State University. He has been a fellow of the American Society of Criminology since 2005, and the editor-in-chief of their official journal, Criminology, since 2011.[1]


  1. ^ "Wayne Osgood — Department of Sociology and Criminology". sociology.la.psu.edu. Retrieved 2017-07-19.

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