Month: November 2022

Recapping Research with the CT Sentencing Commission

The Connecticut Sentencing Commission reviews, researches and makes recommendations regarding Connecticut’s criminal justice system. It is a supported by the Institute of Municipal and Regional Policy (IMRP) at UConn’s School of Public Policy (SPP). IMRP’s professional staff provides the administrative resources necessary to support the Commission’s mission. The Commission’s Chairperson is Justice David Borden and […]

Recapping Research with Professor Yusun Kim

UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Professor Yusun Kim has a forthcoming book chapter entitled ”The Role of Cities and Public Health Expenditures in the COVID-19 Era.” Her contribution will be in Craig Johnson, Tima Moldogaziev and Justin Ross’s “Research Handbook on City and Municipal Finance”. She also has a forthcoming publication in the National […]

Recapping Research with Professor Kerri Raissian

UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Professor Kerri Raissian was appointed earlier this year to the Governor’s Commission on Community Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention. A fews ago she accepted an additional responsibility of chairing the subcommittee on Data Evaluation and Analysis of Grant funded programs. The charge of the committee is not just about […]

IMRP Conducts a Cannabis Study for the CT Social Equity Council

The Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy (IMRP) is currently conducting a Cannabis Study for the CT Social Equity Council (SEC). The Council was developed to ensure the equitable growing of cannabis and the distribution of funds from the adult-use cannabis program to communities impacted the most by the “war on drugs.” UConn School of Public Policy professors Mohamad […]

Recapping Research with Professor Jennifer Dineen

UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Professor Jennifer Dineen will be presenting at the Center for Ethics in Society at Saint Anselm College later this month. She will be discussing joint work with Professor Kerri Raissian at the Ethics, Law, and Social Science of Self-Defense and Firearms workshop. The two co-direct the Gun Violence Prevention […]

Research Recap with Professor Renzo de la Riva Agüero

School of Public Policy (SPP) Professor Renzo de la Riva Agüero joined our faculty this fall with a focus on public management, comparative politics and public policy. This summer Renzo completed his Ph.D. in Public Policy at Indiana University – Bloomington. Renzo’s dissertation entitled “Too Complex to Deliver? Administrative Capacity, Governance, and Waste Management in […]