Kubrin, Hipp and Owens awarded $700,000 U.S. Dept. of Justice grant to study immigration, immigration-related policies, crime

Kubrin, Hipp and Owens, who have been studying immigation for years, point out that most of the existing research lumps immigrants together and neglects differences across groups, failing to account for significant differences among immigrants.

Using more than a decade of data, they will conduct a series of analyses that examine how immigration and crime are linked in neighborhoods across a diverse sample of U.S. cities.

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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!!

 

Graduate Student Navjyot Gill wins Community Ethics Awards

First year ILSSC graduate student Navjyot Gill was honored with the Wendy Wayne Ethics Awards by California State University Bakersfield  Kegley Institute of Ethics on March 21, 2018.

Navjyot Gill was recognized for her leadership on raising awareness about discrimination, intolerance, helping to resolve bullying, and other conflicts among students.

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