The VIPR Lab
The VIPR Lab
Recent & Upcoming Events
Networks Behind Bars: Insights from the Prison Inmate Network Study
Dr. David Schaefer is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of California Irvine. His research is centered on social networks, with emphases on health, adolescence, and delinquent populations.
Apr 22, 2022 1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
The Residue of Imprisonment: Prisoner Reentry and Carceral Gang Spillover
Dr. David Pyrooz is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado Boulder. He is also a faculty associate in the Problem Behavior and Positive Youth Development Program in the Institute of Behavioral Science.
Apr 15, 2022 1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
A Critical Criminological Dialogue on State Criminality and Racial Marginalization
Dr. Jason Williams is an Associate Professor of Justice Studies at Montclair State University. Aside from doing research for the academic audience, Dr. Williams is also involved in many public research and information forums, such as The Hampton Institution where he serves as chair of the criminal justice department.
Mar 11, 2022 1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
The Media Portrayal of White, Black, and Latina Women and Girls in Crime News: The 'Missing White Woman Syndrome' and other Considerations
Dr. Danielle Slakoff is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Sacramento State University. Her research is focused on the media portrayal of women and girls as victims of crime, with a particular focus on how race/ethnicity may impact these portrayals.
Mar 4, 2022 1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Examining the Predictive Validity of the Indicators and Thresholds Used for the Phoenix Police Department's Early Intervention System
In his presentation, Dr. Katz will present findings from an evaluation of the effectiveness of the current Early Intervention System …
Feb 18, 2022 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM
UNO CPACS Bldg.
The Social Interdependence of Decision Making: The Process of Integrating Peers into Decision Models
Dr. Jean McGloin is currently a Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland and Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Education in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
Feb 11, 2022 1:30 PM — Feb 18, 2022 2:30 PM