IAS News

UW Bothell supports Census 2020 count

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UW Bothell students, staff, faculty and community partners are working to ensure that students — and their families and members of their home communities — count this year. Shauniece Drayton, IAS alum and program coordinator of the student organization Achieving Community Transformation, leads the UW Bothell Census Complete Count committee, and IAS faculty members Gary Carpenter and Charlie Collins are teaching community based learning courses that partner with local organizations to increase participation.

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Five IAS faculty members receive Royalty Research Funds

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Five IAS faculty members have received Royalty Research Fund (RRF) awards over the last year. The RRF is open to faculty across the UW system and provides one-year awards of up to $40,000 that are intended to generate preliminary findings, seed scholarly and creative activities, and increase faculty’s competitiveness for future external funding. The IAS faculty who received RRF awards include ...

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Charlie Collins co-authors top-cited paper in Journal of Urban Affairs

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IAS faculty member Charlie Collins co-authored the top-cited paper in the Journal of Urban Affairs in 2018: “Transforming social cohesion into informal social control: Deconstructing collective efficacy and the moderating role of neighborhood racial homogeneity.”  Drawing on collective efficacy and social disorganization theories, the article found a positive relationship between social cohesion ...

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Charlie Collins and Shelby Guidry publish in the Journal of Urban Affairs

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IAS faculty member Charlie Collins and second year Master of Arts in Policy Studies student Shelby Guidry published a paper in the Journal of Urban Affairs titled, "What effect does inequality have on residents’ sense of safety? Exploring the mediating processes of social capital and civic engagement." The paper examines the role of economic inequality, social capital, and civic engagement on residents' perceptions of neighborhood safety. Collins and Guidry found that ...

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Charlie Collins publishes “Reflections on Neighborhoods and Collective Efficacy”

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IAS faculty member Charlie Collins published a blog post, “Reflections on Neighborhoods and Collective Efficacy,” in the Journal of Urban Affairs.  The post comments on an earlier article he published in the same journal, “Transforming social cohesion into informal social control: Deconstructing collective efficacy and the moderating role of neighborhood racial homogeneity,” linking that research to ...

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