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

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

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