School of Economic, Political & Policy Sciences

IUPR Releases New Report on Domestic Violence

The Institute for Urban Policy Research (IUPR) at UT Dallas has released its fourth annual report on domestic violence in Dallas, documenting an increase in both the number of family violence cases filed by the Dallas Police Department (DPD) and the number of victims turned away from shelters due to lack of space. read more...

Political Scientists Talk Midterm Elections

UT Dallas political scientists discussed winners and losers, political polarization and ugly rhetoric at a postelection panel discussion on Nov. 7. More than 100 students attended the forum, which featured panelists Dr. Harold Clarke, Dr. Tom Brunell and Dr. Robert Lowry. read more...

AJC Columnist Highlights Black Lives Matter Research

In an article for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, columnist Gracie Bonds Staples highlights research on Black Lives Matter conducted by Alex R. Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of criminology and associate dean of graduate programs in EPPS. He and his colleagues found that most opposed to the movement were men, conservative or Republican individuals, and supporters of the death penalty. read more...

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