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  • Locke Awarded Fulbright Grant for 2019-20

    Thursday, August 15th, 2019

    Leslie Locke, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies at the UI College of Education, and summer scholar-in-residence in the PPC Social and Education Policy Research Program, was one of three Iowa faculty members to be awarded a Fulbright grant for 2019-20. Locke will co-teach a graduate course at the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán in Mérida, Mexico.

  • Berg Awarded CDC Grant

    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.

  • Berg to Lead New Course on Social Psychology of Aggression

    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. The course will include topics such as gun violence, crime data and trends, theories of violence and crime, and conflict escalation. 

  • McGehee Researching Modern Alternatives to Bioptic Telescopes

    Monday, July 22nd, 2019

    Daniel McGehee, director of the Transportation and Vehicle Safety Policy Research Program, is involved in a study that looks at less distracting alternatives to bioptic telescopes, which help visually impaired drivers.

  • Summer Scholars Work on PhotoVoice Study with Latinx Students

    Monday, July 22nd, 2019

    Gerta Bardhoshi, assistant professor in Rehabilitation and Counselor Education at the UI College of Education; Leslie Ann Locke, assistant professor in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the UI College of Education; and Jeremy Swanston, assistant professor of Graphic Design at the UI College of Art and Art History, joined the PPC as summer scholars-in-residence

  • Kuthy and McKernan Publish Iowa Dentist Workforce Trends Atlas

    Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

    Raymond Kuthy, professor emeritus in the Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry at the UI College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics, and researcher in the Health Policy Research program, and Susan McKernan, assistant professor in the Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry at the UI College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics, and researcher in the Health Policy Research program, have compiled an atlas of dentist workfor

  • Reed-Fitzke Promotes Mental Health Interventions for Military

    Thursday, July 11th, 2019

    Summer scholar-in-residence Kayla Reed-Fitzke's research on childhood adversity in military service members may help provide more timely mental health interventions.

  • Peek-Asa Selected as 2020 Presidential Lecturer

    Thursday, July 11th, 2019

    Corinne Peek-Asa was selected to give the 37th annual UI Presidential Lecture in February, 2020

  • Research Highlight: Hospitalization Costs of Gun Injuries

    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.

  • Johnson County Awards Project Extension to Berg

    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

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