CEBC gained additional funding

The Center for Evidence Based Corrections (CEBC), directed by Dr. Susan Turner, is awarded additional funding for multiple research projects:

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), presents $750,000 for expanding work on risk prediction. This effort examines the inclusion of dynamic risk factors in the California Static Risk Assessment (CSRA) tool used for all CDCR prisoners and parolees.

Mona Lynch receives NSF grant

  Mona Lynch is funded by NSF, with co-funding from Law and Social Science, Sociology, and Social Psychology, for her project, "Testing the Impact of Race on Jury Evaluations of Informants." The study examines how race of an informant witness and defendant influences individual and group-level assessments of credibility, culpability, and blame-worthiness in a simulated jury setting.

The Department welcomes multiple faculty to its ranks in 2016

The Department welcomes multiple faculty to its ranks in 2016:

Kirk R. Williams, Professor. Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Arizona, Tucson. His research focuses on the causes and prevention of violence, particularly involving youth or adult intimate partners, with the most recent publications addressing bullying, juvenile offending, and domestic violence risk assessment.