Policy Studies Center

COPP and League of Women Voters host District 5 Candidate Forum Date: 03/21/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff Demography Faculty Staff Public Administration Faculty Staff Social Work Faculty Staff Policy Studies Center

The San Antonio City Council has reached a record number of candidates running for the District 5 seat.  Find out their stance on the local issues prior to the general election.

UTSA faculty are helping public authorities update their housing policies Date: 02/15/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff Demography Faculty Staff Public Administration Faculty Staff Social Work Faculty Staff Policy Studies Center

In a new paper, Dr. Rebecca J. Walter, assistant professor for the UTSA Department of Urban and Regional Planning and co-authors Dr. Jill Viglione and Dr. Marie Skubak Tillyer from the Department of Criminal Justice are helping housing authorities update their admission policies for individuals with criminal records.  The goal is to help reduce recidivism and remove barriers to successful reentry for former inmates.

Social work professor Dr. Heidi Rueda shares tips on how to foster healthy relationships Date: 02/14/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff Demography Faculty Staff Public Administration Faculty Staff Social Work Faculty Staff Policy Studies Center

On Valentine's Day, thousands of couples get together to celebrate their love.  But how can you tell if the relationship is good for you?

UTSA researchers collaborate to produce white paper on education and the Texas economy Date: 01/27/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff Demography Faculty Staff Public Administration Faculty Staff Social Work Faculty Staff Policy Studies Center

UTSA Researchers Dr. Rogelio Sáenz, Dr. Enrique Alemán of the College of Education and researchers from the UTSA Office of Economic Development collaborated in writing a white paper to address the education crisis Texas faces.  

UTSA, San Antonio Express-News and KLRN present town hall on sanctuary cities Date: 01/12/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff Demography Faculty Staff Public Administration Faculty Staff Social Work Faculty Staff Policy Studies Center

During the 85th legislative session, the supposed threat of "sanctuary cities" is a priority for conservative lawmakers in Texas.