Professor Rios' 2011 book, Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys (NYU Press), analyzes how juvenile crime policies and criminalization affect the everyday lives of urban youth. He has published on juvenile justice, masculinity, and race and crime in scholarly journals such as The Annals of the Academy of Political and Social Sciences, Latino Studies, and Critical Criminology. In 2011 Professor Rios received the Harold J. Plous award at UCSB and In 2010 he received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research. Each award is given to only one member of the entire UCSB faculty per academic year.
Professor Rios teaches the following courses: Juvenile Justice; Introduction to Sociology; Ethnographic Methods; and Justice, Law, and Inequality.
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