Policy Studies Center

COPP researchers working to improve effectiveness of human trafficking investigations Date: 05/31/18 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff Policy Studies Center

Criminal Justice Professor and Chair Michael Smith and Criminal Justice Associate Professor Rob Tillyer are conducting research to examine the strengths and weakness of current tools that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) uses in its human trafficking investigations. Researchers may be able to assist in its efforts to reduce human trafficking incidents and help victims.

Pathway to Health Professions program featured in San Antonio Express-News Date: 06/18/18 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Policy Studies Center

The Pathway to Health Professions program is paving the way for students from medically underserved communities to attain careers in the health care field.

The 2017 COPP Research Report available Date: 06/12/18 | 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 UTSA College of Public Policy is pleased to share its 2017 Research Report. Report outlines the sponsored research, scholarly activity, research awards received, and active sponsored projects.

UTSA welcomes new cohort to Pathway to Health Professions Program Date: 05/23/18 | Posted in: Policy Studies Center

High school students from across San Antonio will spend the summer at UTSA to participate in the Pathway to Health Professions (PHP) enrichment summer program.

News 4 features Marcos Mendoza: recent grad reflects on his deployment and what’s ahead Date: 05/15/18 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff Policy Studies Center

Graduation is an exciting time for many, and for Marcos, the sky is the limit. Marcos, who crossed the stage at the 2018 UTSA Commencement Ceremony on May 12, talks about his journey to earn his Master's degree from the College of Public Policy, opportunities ahead, and his military experience that shaped his decision to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice in this News 4 San Antonio feature story.