School of Economic, Political & Policy Sciences

Opinion: Juvenile Justice Decisions Based on Faulty Data

State officials recently approved funds that would allow the Texas Department of Juvenile Justice to improve its case management system. In an opinion piece for the Dallas Morning News, EPPS Criminology Professor Alex R. Piquero says an upgrade is essential because decisions on juvenile offenders are currently being made using an outdated and faulty data management system. read more...

Political Scientist Receives Grant to Study Refugees in Germany

Patrick Larue, a lecturer in the EPPS political science program, has just been awarded a $8000 grant by the Texas National Security Network to travel to Germany and survey the refugee populations there. read more...

Researchers Pinpoint Best Locations for Cameras

The study, co-authored by Dr. Dohyeong Kim, was designed to help the South Korean government determine the most effective video surveillance sites to prevent crime. read more...

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