David Pyrooz Published in Criminology

Jan. 29, 2021

David Pyrooz published an article in Criminology , titled “Selection, stability, and spuriousness: Testing Gottfredson and Hirschi’s propositions to reinterpret street gangs in self-control perspective,” with coauthors Chris Melde, Donna Coffman, and Ryan Meldrum.

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Lori Hunter published in Population Reference Bureau

Jan. 28, 2021

Lori Hunter has had a research dissemination piece published through the Population Reference Bureau. It is titled “Understanding Climate-Related Migration Can Help Policymakers Address Rural Poverty in Low- and Middle-Income Countries”.

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Lori Hunter received CARTSS funding

Jan. 21, 2021

Lori Hunter received CARTSS funding for field work related to her collaborative research on rural America. The fieldwork will take place during her sabbatical next academic year.

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Graduate student, Jose Sanchez, book review published

Jan. 11, 2021

Jose Sanchez's book review of The Gang Paradox: Inequalities and Miracles on the U.S.-Mexico Border by Robert J. Durán has been published in Rutgers University Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Book Reviews


Our grad students are up to big things! Check out some recent accomplishments

Jan. 5, 2021

Dan Simon received a Graduate Student Award ($1,000) from CARTSS in support of his dissertation research. Cograts Dan! Melissa Villarreal and Bertha Bermudez Tapia received 2021 Beverly Sears Graduate Student Grant awards! Congratulations Melissa and Bertha!! Hillary Steinberg completed the Certificate in College Teaching through the Center for Teaching and...


David Pyrooz Wins Outstanding Book Award

Dec. 15, 2020

David Pyrooz’s book Competing for Control: Gangs and the Social Order of Prisons was awarded the Outstanding Book Award by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences which, along with the ASC, is one of the two major national associations in CCJ.

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Stef Mollborn featured in Daily Camera on her collaborative work on technology and kids

Dec. 7, 2020


Congratulations to Stef and Lori P for their contributions to Daily Camera article on COVID-related behaviors & policy!

Dec. 7, 2020


Leslie Irvine has a new publication!

Dec. 4, 2020

Irvine, Leslie. 2020. “Pets (Animal/Human relationships).” Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology , edited by G. Ritzer. Hoboken NJ: John Wiley and Sons.


Graduate student, Bertha Bermúdez Tapia, co-authored new article

Nov. 20, 2020

Elisabeth Dowling Root, Jane Menken, Bertha Bermúdez Tapia , Alan Zarychta, Tara Grillos, and Krister Andersson's article "Organizations matter in local governance: evidence from health sector", was published in Health Policy and Planning