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October 4, 2018

Dr. Schwab previously published “Right to Dream: Immigration Reform and America’s Future”.  In his new book, “Dreams Derailed”, published by the University of Arkansas Press Dr. Schwab explores the current climate and the impact of the new administration on the situati...

September 3, 2018

We would like to introduce and welcome Shaun Thomas as the new Co-Director of the CSR. Shaun has been a CSR Research Affiliate for the last few years and he welcomes the opportunity and challenges of serving in a leadership role for the Center.  He has a number of inte...

August 15, 2018

Co-directors Thomas and Harris along with Dr. Grant Drawve (Sociology and Criminology) and Jyotishka Datta (Mathematical Sciences) established data sharing and research collaborations with Little Rock Police Department (LRPD), Springdale Police Department (SPD), and Ar...

August 1, 2018

Patricia Herzog served a critical role in reinvigorating the CSR over the last few years and her presence in the CSR will be sorely missed. It is always difficult to say goodbye to a great leader, mentor and friend but it is a usual process that no one stays forever. W...

July 16, 2018

Brittany Hearn (Vanderbilt University), Brandon Crawford (University of Oklahoma), and Rocio Paez (University of Arkansas at Little Rock) will be joining the faculty in the Department of Sociology and Criminology in Fall 2018. We are excited to announce that each of th...

June 1, 2018

Prior studies have largely focused on socioeconomic and demographic correlates of neighborhood crime rates. A largely distinct literature has highlighted the criminogenic influence of the built environment. Recently, Drawve and Thomas (2016) cross-pollinated these lite...

May 14, 2018

Recent MA graduate, Sam Thomas, is among the select students nationwide to be accepted into the Fall 2018 cohort of the Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) program offered by the Institute for Advanced Analytics at North Carolina State University. 

The goal of analytic...

April 2, 2018

Dr. Datta’s interests spans Bayesian methodology and theory for structured high-dimensional or infinite-dimensional objects. He has contributed to the area of large-scale simultaneous testing, shrinkage prior, sparse signal recovery, nonparametric Bayes, computational...

March 2, 2018

Prior analyses of the Southern culture of violence have focused on white argument-based homicide in rural areas.  Unfortunately, a lack of available data on the underlying circumstances of different forms of violence has hindered our ability to assess whether the South...

February 10, 2018

 CSR co-directors Herzog and Harris in collaboration with affiliates Dr. Shauna Morimoto, Shane Barker, and Jill Wheeler have entered into contract with Oxford University Press to produce a book designed for first year college students, their families, and administrato...

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