Crime & Justice Policy News
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
Friday, June 21st, 2019
As part of a research partnership with Iowa State University and Syracuse University, Professor Mark Berg and co-authors were published in the American Journal of Public Health.
Thursday, June 20th, 2019
Professor Mark Berg was recently published in a special issue of Homicide Studies, which focuses on the recent homicide rise in the United States.
Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
Travis Carter, a student of Professor Mark Berg, completed his honors thesis in early May using data from the current study, “Situational Factors and the Victim-Offender overlap.” In his thesis &ldq
Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
Mark Berg, Associate Professor in the UI Department of Sociology and Director of the PPC's Crime and Justice Policy Research Program, presented at a community forum on gun violence in Dubuque last week.
Thursday, January 31st, 2019
Karen Heimer presented, "Violence Against Women: The Hidden Figures" for the 36th annual UI Presidential Lecture. VIDEO AVAILABLE.