Charis Kubrin, professor of Criminology, Law and Society, is quoted in Univsion News discussing her research on how immigration affects crime levels. Contrary to what many people believe, Kubrin found that greater levels of immigration in a community correlated with lower levels of crime. Her study, co-authored with Graham Ousey of the College of William and Mary, will be published in the inaugural issue of The Annual Review of Criminology.
Charis Kubrinand Carroll Seron, Professor of Criminology, Law and Society, are featured in The Orange County Register for their research on AB109. Their research contradicts assumptions made by police enforcement about AB109 causing California to be less safe.
Peter Hanink, graduate student of the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, is quoted in The Los Angeles Times: Daily Pilot, for his research on the use of deadly force by police departments. He gives insight towards the significance of the 5th Huntington Beach police shooting occurrence this year.
The Chancellor's Club is a community of UC Irvine alumni, parents, faculty and friends who care deeply about this university and who have made a commitment to invest in its greatest needs. Established in 1972 by founding Chancellor, Daniel G. Aldrich, Jr., the purpose of Chancellor’s Club gifts are to support undergraduate scholarships, graduate fellowships, and other areas of critical need as determined by the Chancellor. This year, one graduate student from the School of Social Ecology received the 2017 Chancellor's Club Fund for Excellence Fellowship.
Charis Kubrin, Professor of Criminology, Law and Society, is quoted in The Orange County Register for her insight regarding Prop. 47, and whether it is the cause of the increase in burglaries and thefts in Orange County.
Recently named an AAAS fellow and recipient of the 2016 John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science
With the passage of Public Law 100-9 on March 12, 1987, Congress established March as Women’s History Month to honor the many contributions American women have made to our nation. In the School of Social Ecology, we have numerous female faculty members making history -- including Elizabeth Loftus.
Psychology and Social Behavior graduate program placed in top 25 among public universities in annual list
The doctorate (Ph.D.) program in the Department of Psychology and Social Behavior is ranked #19 among public universities in the country by U.S. News and World Report, and 36th overall out of 220 universities.
A joint project of the UCI Newkirk Center for Science & Society, University of Michigan Law School and Michigan State University College of Law, the NRE was founded in 2012 in conjunction with the Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University School of Law. The registry, which relies entirely on public information, collects, analyzes and disseminates detailed data on every known exoneration since 1989. These are the cases in which a person was wrongly convicted of a crime and later cleared of all the charges based on new evidence.