About dr. Chantal van den Berg

Chantal van den Berg is a fellow of the Life-course Cluster.
Her research interest is sexual offending studied from a developmental life-course perspective. This is in line with her PhD research conducted at the NSCR and the VU University Amsterdam. In her dissertation: ‘From Boys to Men: Explaining Juvenile Sex Offenders’ Criminal Careers’, she studied the long term criminal careers of juvenile sex offenders and their transition into adulthood, in terms of labor market outcomes, romantic relationships and parenthood. She received her PhD in September 2015.

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15 & 16 December 2016 | Symposium Sex Offenders: A Criminal Career Approach

Organizer: NSCR | Date: 15 and 16 December 2016 | Location: VU Amsterdam On the occasion of publishing the volume Sex Offenders: A Criminal Career Approach, edited by...

Criminal careers of juvenile sex offenders

It is often thought that sex offenders are chronic offenders, who are specialised in sexual offences. In particular, it is assumed that people who start to commit...