Release of the Southern California Crime Report 2018

ILSSC is proud to release the Southern California Crime Report 2018. An annual report of standardized crime rates to facilitate comparisons between cities within the Southern California region. ILSSC researchers forecast a general decrease in both violent and property crime in the Southern California region in 2018. Read more about the Crime Report here. Download the Crime Report for Southern California 2018 here.

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

Dr. Charis Kubrin was honored 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” at the WSC 45th annual conference in Long Beach, CA on February 2, 2018.

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American Society of Criminology Meeting 2017

ILSSC will be attending the 73rd American Society of Criminology Meeting from November 15-18, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA. There are four Complete Thematic Panels Sponsored by ILSSC at ASC this year. Find out more information on the panels.

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 Navjyot 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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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.

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