ILSSC Welcomes New Students from 2017-2018 Cohort

The Irvine Laboratory for the Study of Space and Crime welcomes two new students, Navjyot Gill and Hwawon Seo, from the 2017-2018 Cohort in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California, Irvine. Read more about Navjot and Hwawon below or read about all our lab members on The Who We Are page.

If you are interested in joining ILSSC, please see our Contact page to obtain more information.  If you are interested in attending the Doctoral Program in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at UCI, please see the Department’s admission page.

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Dr. Kubrin wins Western Society of Criminology W.E.B. DuBois Award!

Dr. Charis Kubrin has been recognized with the Western Society of Criminology’s W.E. B. Dubois Award for her “significant contributions to advancing awareness of racial and ethnic issues in criminology and criminal justice.” Western Society of Criminology will hold their 45th annual conference in Long Beach this year, February 1st through the 3rd in Long Beach, CA (Find more meeting info here!). WSC will present Dr. Kubrin with the DuBois Award during our annual awards banquet luncheon, which will take place on Friday, February 2nd.

New lab publication on crime concentration and spatial scales (Online first)

You can now access an online first article by Dr. John R. Hipp, Dr. James C. Wo, & Young-An Kim in the Social Science Research entitled, “Studying neighborhood crime across different macro spatial scales: The case of robbery in 4 cities”. The article examines crime variation across macro-environments & micro-geographic units four cities.

Get it here:

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0049089X16307931

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Dr. Kubrin quoted in Wall Street Journal story

Read the story ““Illegal Immigrant to Go on Trial for Murder in Case Cited by Donald Trump” here:
https://www.wsj.com/articles/illegal-immigrant-to-go-on-trial-for-murder-in-case-cited-by-donald-trump-1501070400

New publication by graduate student Rylan Simpson

On July, 17 2017, ILSSC graduate student Rylan Simpson had a journal article published in Journal of Experimental Criminology entitled, “The Police Officer Perception Project (POPP): An experimental evaluation of factors that impact perceptions of the police.” The article featured experimental research Rylan Simpson conducted for his 2nd-year project in the department of Criminology, Law and Society.

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Recent meta-analysis by Dr. Kubrin reveals immigration does not raise crime.

Read more about Dr. Kubrin’s pioneering research and views on current immigration policy here:

Immigration does not raise crime, UCI-led study finds, refuting common assumption

Read the meta-analysis article published in the Inaugural issue of the Annual Review of Criminology here:

http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-criminol-032317-092026

 

Congratulations to Dr. Hipp who received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research for 2017

Congratulations to Young-An Kim who received the SE Dean’s Dissertation Writing Fellowship for Fall 2017

Congratulations to Rylan Simpson who received the Dean’s Award for Community Engagement from the School of Social Ecology for June 2017

Congratulations to Rylan Simpson who received an Honorable Mention for the UC Center Emerging Scholars Award for Excellence in Research and Public Policy for 2017