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.



How to Recognize a Mental Health Crisis — and What You Can Do to Help

Assistant Professor Stephen Schueller speaks with People about the mental health crisis.

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The Washington Post

He pleaded guilty to cocaine possession and was sentenced to 15 years in prison. It turned out to be powdered milk.

The National Registry of Exonerations has found that a large number of exonerations from drug crimes come after a guilty plea.

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AZ Central

Hundreds of police officers have been labeled liars. Some still help send people to prison.

The National Registry of Exonerations is mentioned in this article about cases of official misconduct by prosecutors and police.

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