Congratulations to Professor William Julius Wilson who has been awarded the 2017 SAGE-CASBS Award of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. This award recognizes outstanding achievement in the behavioral and social sciences that advance our understanding of pressing social issues.
In a new study, published in the current issue of the American Sociological Review, I investigate how publicized cases of police violence against unarmed black men — most prominently the 2004 beating of Frank Jude by white police officers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin — affected 911 calls in Milwaukee. Coauthored with fellow...
Matthew Desmond was named among the Politico 50 this year, as one of “fifty people across the country who are most influencing the national political debate". Here is the list of the fifty along with Desmond's profile
Professors Robert Sampson and Mario Small are organizing the “Urban Theory and Data Lab” to support research by students and postdocs examining the urban condition in the 21st century. The emphasis is on the active discussion of theoretical and empirical research that is in progress, in addition to occasional discussion sessions on selected readings to be determined by the group.
Enrollment requires permission of the instructors. Select Thursdays from 3:45 to 5:45 pm.