On February 20, Jocelyn Samuels of the UCLA’s William's Institute,
spoke about advancing rights for and the hurdles confronting the LGBT community. She delivered the first joint distinguished lecture held by the University’s Institute Policy Research and its Institute for Sexual and
Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing.
What would moving to new communities mean to people living in segregated public housing? How do crime and the fear of crime change people’s behavior? The researchers at IPR tackled these questions and others in the 1980s.
In her new book Starving the Beast, IPR sociologist Monica Prasad examines how tax cuts became a dominant policy issue of the Republican Party during the Reagan administration.
"A scale for measuring water insecurity in the U.S. would be enormously useful as we seek to understand how children and others are impacted by dangerous water, and more importantly, how we can keep them safe."