George Tita, Associate Professor of Criminology, Law & Society and Planning, Policy & Design, is quoted by the Orange County Register regarding the cause-and-effect relationship between the economy and crime.
Salvatore R. Maddi, Professor of Psychology & Social Behavior, conducted a 12-year project to track the fate of 450 managers at a Chicago subsidiary. What he found upended basic ideas about human psychology and paved the way for a whole new perspective on stress. Maddi's research is featured in Psychology Today.
PSB professors Elizabeth Caufman and Alison Clarke-Stewart collaborated with Deborah Lowe Vandell, Department of Education Chair and Professor, to study the long-term effects of early child care on kids’ social, cognitive and behavioral development.
Elliot Currie, Professor of Criminology, Law, and Society, is quoted by the San Diego Union-Tribune regarding the factors that are contributing to the decline in national crime rates. Currie researches social context of delinquency and youth violence.
Established in 1997, the Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award is given to recognize outstanding scholarly contributions to the discipline of criminology by someone who has received the Ph.D., MD, LL.D. or a similar graduate degree no more than five years before the year of the award.
Sena Koleva, Psychology and Social Behavioral graduate student is one of two UCI students who have been selected by the Senate Council on Student Experience and the Graduate Division for the 2010 Most Promising Future Faculty Award.
Loftus was honored for her significant contributions to the understanding of human memory, especially its fragility and vulnerability to distortion. Loftus received the award Saturday, May 1, at the society's annual meeting in Philadelphia. Loftus' work is relevant to topics such as eyewitness testimony in criminal cases and false recovered memories.