Dr. Kubrin has been appointed one of four editors of ASC’s flagship journal Criminology.

Director Dr. Kubrin named American Society of Criminology Fellow!

Director of ILSSC Dr. Charis E. Kubrin has been selected as an American Society of Criminology (ASC) Fellow. The status is given to those ASC members who have achieved distinction in criminology. It recognizes people who have made a scholarly contribution to the intellectual life of the discipline, whether in the form of a singular, major piece of scholarship or cumulative scholarly contribution. In addition, a Fellow must have made a significant contribution to the field through the career development of other criminologists and/or through organizational activities within the ASC. Kubrin will be recognized in San Francisco during the 2019 ASC Annual Meeting in November. [Read more…]

ILSSC host “People, Places, and Context: Advances in Criminological Theory” Symposium

“People, Places, and Context: Advances in Criminological Theory” was a two day-long symposium hosted by Criminology, Law and Society Department and, Psychological Science Department – University of California, Irvine, the Irvine Laboratory for the Study of Space and Crime (ILSSC), & Development, Disorder, and Delinquency Laboratory (3DLAB). The symposium was held on April 12, 2019 and April 13, 2019 from 8am-4:30pm at the University of California – Irvine.

Director Dr. Charis Kubrin appears before House Judiciary Committee

On July 16, 2019 ILSSC Co-Director Dr. Charis Kubrin testified on criminal justice reform in California and lessons learned before the House Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on crime, terrorism and homeland security.

Posted by Judiciary Committee – Democrats on Saturday, July 13, 2019


Dr. Kubrin interviewed for The Reducing Crime podcast

Professor Jerry Ratcliffe hosts an occasional podcast featuring interviews with influential thinkers in the police service and leading crime and policing researchers working to advance public safety. Reducing Crime podcast episode nine features an interview with ILSSC Co-Director Dr. Charis Kubrin. About the episode:

The recent evaluation of the impact of California’s Prop 47 by Charis Kubrin (Professor of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California, Irvine) has attracted significant attention, both academically and politically. Hear why it has been so controversial.

Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/user-780649270/09-charis-kubrin