Crime & Justice Policy News
Monday, April 6th, 2020
Ethan Rogers, Alex Sukalski, and Mark Berg have developed a webpage to track the statistics, news, and policy decisions relevant to the impact of COVID-19 on Iowa’s state prisons and county jails.
Thursday, March 26th, 2020
As part of the annual Science of Health Equity Summit, this webinar is a discussion about the intersection of the criminal justice system and health disparities. Hear from panelists working to disrupt these links.
Monday, February 24th, 2020
Corinne Peek-Asa, distinguished research fellow in the Transportation and Vehicle Safety and Crime and Justice Policy Research Programs, associate dean for research in the College of Public Health, and professor in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, delivered the 37th Annual Presidential Lecture on Sunday
Monday, October 7th, 2019
Mark Berg, Director of the PPC’s Crime and Justice Policy Research Program and Associate Professor in the UI Department of Sociology and Criminology, provided closing remarks at the 2019 Fall Conference of the Iowa Corrections Association (ICA) in Riverside, Iowa on October 4th.
Friday, August 30th, 2019
PPC researchers bring light to lack or research, education, and funding for gun violence studies.
Monday, August 5th, 2019
Dr. Mark Berg was awarded funds for one of four interdisciplinary research projects as part of a recent $4.2 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Friday, July 26th, 2019
Mark Berg, director of the PPC's Crime and Justice Policy Research Program and associate professor in the UI Department of Sociology, will be teaching a new course this fall called Social Psychology of Aggression.
Thursday, July 11th, 2019
Corinne Peek-Asa was selected to give the 37th annual UI Presidential Lecture in February, 2020
Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
A recent study by Corinne Peek-Asa contributes key information to the policy debate on gun violence and its burden on public health.
Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
The Johnson County Board of Supervisors has approved additional funding for its research partnership with the Crime and Justice Policy research team