Crime

Study Finds Deportations Haven't Reduced Crime

September 27, 2019
UC Davis researchers are examining the consequences of deportation from many angles — its effects on people, families and communities. Their research employs analytical methods from sociology, economics, the humanities and other disciplines.

Network Science Meets Al Capone

July 19, 2016
Chris Smith, assistant professor of sociology at UC Davis and Andrew Papachristos, associate professor at Yale University, have brought modern network theory to the Roaring Twenties, compiling a database of the relationships in Prohibition-era Chicago and mapping out the links that held together Capone’s criminal empire.