Watch a video on Understanding Neighborhoods

How do our neighborhoods interact and impact each other—and with what consequence? Professor John Hipp from the University of California, Irvine in the School of Social Ecology, takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying the structure of neighborhoods and how they evolve over time. By advancing sophisticated models that capture the nuances of our communities, he helps us better understand the connections between factors that predict crime and informs local residents and policy makers