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Reversing Trajectories: Incarceration, Violence and Political Consequences

Reversing Trajectories will take place on April 16th, 17th and 18th. This conference will focus on the substantive links between incarceration and violence and their political results. We also have a subfocus of the conference on trajectory analysis (download and install) which is a useful tool in empirically studying these issues. 

 

Wednesday, April 16th , 2014 

4:30 PM-6:00 PM  POT 1506

Dominique Zephyr, Statistics Advising Laboratory, University of Kentucky

Using Trajectory Analysis in STATA – TRAJ do file here

Thursday, April 17th , 2014:

8:45-9:00 AM: President’s Room of the Singletary Center for the Arts

Introduction: Thomas Janoski, Director of QIPSR

Logic of the Conference, Claire Renzetti, Chair of the Sociology Department, UK.

9:00-10:30 AM: President’s Room of the Singletary Center for the Arts

Traci Burch, Political Science, Northwestern University.

Trading Democracy for Justice: Criminal Convictions and the Decline of Neighborhood Political Participation   

Discussant: Mark Peffley, Political Science, University of Kentucky

10:45 AM-12:15 PM President’s Room of the Singletary Center for the Arts

Christopher Wildeman, Sociology Department, Yale University.

Children of the Prison Boom  or Detaining Democracy

Discussant: Brea Perry, Sociology, University of Kentucky

12:15-1:00 PM BOX LUNCH President’s Room of the Singletary Center for the Arts

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM President’s Room of the Singletary Center for the Arts

Alex Piquero, Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Texas at Dallas.

Criminal Trajectories and Human Capital

Discussant: Carrie Oser, Sociology, University of Kentucky

2:45 to 4:00 PM  President’s Room of the Singletary Center for the Arts

Amy Lerman, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley, 

Punishment and Political Psychology.

Presider: Abby Cordova, Political Science, University of Kentucky

FRIDAY, APRIL 18th, 2014:

8:30-8:50 AM, Continental Breakfast, Ovids around the corner at the W. T. Young Library
9:00-10:30 AM, W. T. Young Library Auditorium, 1st Floor.

Robert Apel, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University

The Role of the Labor Market in the Criminal Career 

Discussant: Janet Stamatel, Sociology, University of Kentucky

11:00 AM-12:30 PM W. T. Young Library Auditorium, 1st Floor.

Policy Recommendations

Traci Burch, Political Science, Northwestern University.

Alex Piquero, Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Texas at Dallas.

Amy Lerman, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley  

Presider: Justin Wedeking, Political Science, University of Kentucky

 

 

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