Through research, teaching and community engagement, the School of Social Ecology focuses on science based solutions to social and environmental problems. Our work is organized into three research hubs. Click below to learn more.


Proposition 47 not responsible for recent upticks in crime across California

First systematic data analysis conducted to determine statewide impact

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Crime rates in Southern California predicted to fall in 2018

Forecast based on a model with 15 years of data.

A decades-long trend of falling crime rates is likely to continue in Southern California in 2018, according to the 2018 Southern California Crime Report.

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Professor finds new digital divide threatening well-being of low-income teens

Research shows that while online access is now nearly equal, experiences are not

In one sense, the digital divide between teenagers from different socio-economic backgrounds is narrowing: All increasingly have access to technologies such as smartphones and computers.

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