Department of Justice Grant Goes to Profs. Papachristos and Wildeman

Wildeman and Papchristos
Department News
Faculty Awards and Recognition
August 8, 2012

Professors Andy Papachristos and Chris Wildeman have received a U.S. Department of Justice grant for their “Using Social Network Analysis for Crime Prevention and Evaluation.” Prof. Tracey Meares of Yale Law School is a Collaborator on the grant. The award is tied to a violence prevention initiative funded by the state of Connecticut, private sources, and Yale that begins this August in New Haven.The program will go state-wide in three years. The project, which received $300,000 in funding, combines network analysis, ethnographic observations and other forms of crime analysis.