CLS Alumnus Sabrina Burton: Teaching Students Criminal Profiling

Novemeber 2012

Doctor Sabrina Burton, Associate Professor for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and Ph.D Alumnus from the Criminology, Law and Society Department at UCI, worked for many years in California as a criminal profiler effectively putting herself in the minds of serial killers and socio-paths. Now, she teaches criminal justice students how to do the same.

CLS Alumnus Sabrina Burton to weigh-in on the abduction case of two missing girls from Evansdale

November 2012

Doctor Sabrina Burton, Associate Professor for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and Ph.D Alumnus from the Criminology, Law and Society Department at UCI, was asked to weigh-in on the abduction case of two missing girls from Evansdale, 11-year-old Lyric Cook and 9-year-old Elizabeth Collins. The girls disappeared while out riding their bikes in Evansdale on July 13th. Tuesday marked four months since their disappearance. Investigators believe someone abducted the girls.

New on the Bookshelf- Punishing Immigrants

October 2012

Just released by NYU Press, Punishing Immigrants - Policy, Politics and Injustice, identifies the hidden consequences of immigration policies and practices and develops a new paradigm for understanding marginalized immigrant populations. Editors include Charis E. Kubrin, Associate Professor of Criminology, Law and Society.  Additional contributors to the book include Susan Bibler Coutin, Professor of Criminology, Law and Society.

CLS News Updates

Kubrin Quoted in LA Times and Other Media

January 2013

Professor Charis Kubrin was quoted in various media outlets commenting on the decline in crime in Los Angeles.  Kubrin is quoted in a front-page article in the LA Times, "Crime Drops in LA for the 10th Straight Year."

A quote from the LA Times article reappeared in Mother Jones ("Why has the Crime Decline in Los Angeles Slowed Down").  She is also quoted in another article ("Crime Drop in Los Angeles") on NBC's Southern California webpage.

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