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CSUSB Project Rebound graphic
March 22, 2023

The inaugural conference on April 19 will bring together representatives of higher education, law enforcement and corrections, community-based organizations and rehabilitative agencies to raise awareness of the challenges formerly incarcerated and system-impacted individuals face, and opportunities available to help them succeed.

Policing illustration
March 10, 2023

“IE to Ph.D. & Policing The Inland” will be presented by Humberto Flores, a doctoral candidate in sociology from UC Santa Barbara. The program is free and open to the public, and will be livestreamed on Zoom at 1 p.m. March 14.


J. Edgar Hoover, the first director of the FBI who ran the agency for 48 years.
March 3, 2023

Yale University professor Beverly Gage will discuss her biography on J. Edgar Hoover, director of the FBI from 1924 to until he died in 1972, at the next Conversations on Race and Policing.

Illustration of police and multiracial, multiethnic silhouettes.
February 24, 2023

Cerise Castle, who wrote an award-winning investigative project on deputy gangs in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, appear on the weekly program at 1 p.m. Feb. 28 on Zoom.

WCOE, Faculty in the News
February 23, 2023

Nena Torrez (education) was interviewed for a segment on the Project Impact initiative to increase the number of K-12 male teachers of color, and Annika Anderson (sociology) discussed the work of Project Rebound, which assists the formerly incarcerated enroll at CSUSB and obtain their college degrees.

Illustration of criminal justice: gavel, handcuffs, scale
February 17, 2023

Alec Karakatsanis, a civil rights lawyer and social justice advocate, will discuss his work and his book, “Unusual Cruelty: The Complicity of Lawyers in the Criminal Justice System,” at the next Conversations on Race and Policing, which will be livestreamed on Zoom.

CSBS Faculty in the News
February 15, 2023

Megan Carroll (sociology) talked about celebrating love in all forms and Nicole Collier (criminal justice) cowrote a study on recidivism among homicide offenders.

A makeshift memorial placed during protests over the shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in 2014. Photo by Jamelle Bouie via Wikimedia Commons.
February 10, 2023

St. Louis-based writer, journalist, and poet Jacqui Germain will read from and discuss her debut collection of poetry, “Bittering the Wound,” a first-person retelling of the uprising in the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown by a police officer.

CSBS, Faculty in the News
February 9, 2023

Stacy Morris (child development), José A. Muñoz and Ethel Mickey (sociology) each published papers on their areas of research.