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…]

Graduate Student Chris Contreras wins Ruth D. Peterson Fellowship

ILSSC graduate student Chris Contreras was awarded the 2019 Ruth D. Peterson Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Diversity from the American Society of Criminology. This is a prestigious award given to promising scholars studying issues related to racial and ethnic diversity in criminology. Big congrats to Chris!!


Graduate Student Seth Williams wins 2019 Gil Geis Award

ILSSC graduate student Seth Williams was awarded the 2019 Gil Geis Award for excellence in research. This award is given to a graduate student who has demonstrated excellence in research. The committee noted that “Williams’ work, which has been published in prominent national journals, involves measures of neighborhood cohesion and integration. In a short period of time, he has become one of the leading authorities in spatial criminology.” Big congrats to Seth!!


Lab alumnus Rylan Simpson joins Simon Fraser University

We’re all super proud of lab alumnus Rylan Simpson, who received his Ph.D. in 2019 from the Department of Criminology, Law & Society and is now an Assistant Professor in the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University. Rylan is a Canadian who is heading back home! He studies policing, and how it is related to neighborhoods and crime. He has made a particularly large contribution to the literature by utilizing experimental designs to explore the impact of police accoutrements on perceptions of the police. Congrats Rylan!  See all of our lab alumni here: https://ilssc.soceco.uci.edu/lab-members/#gradalum1