ILSSC graduate student Rylan Simpson advanced to the UCI Grad Slam Research Program for his research on the public perceptions of police officers. Grad Slam is a systemwide competition that showcases and awards the best three-minute research presentations by graduate scholars. Finals will be held on April 11, 2017 in the Newkirk Alumni Center at 3 PM. Contestants will give their three-minute research presentations in front of a panel of judges and a live audience.
ILSSC is proud to recognize several undergraduate lab members who have been awarded Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Fellows for the 2016-2017 academic year: Katelyn M. Seieroe, Daniel Schuman, Peng Li Su, & Jingwei Li for their proposed research project, “Measuring Enclave and Revitalization Characteristics of Koreatown, Los Angeles and the Consequences for Crime Concentration”; Sukayna Jaidi for her proposed research project, “Special Call (Peace): “Coming to America”: Exploring the Relationship between Immigration and Crime during the 20th and 21st Centuries”; & Kevin Pedraza for his proposed research project “An Exploratory Spatial-Temporal Study on Criminal Victimization in Dallas.”