Welcome to Dallas-Fort Worth SSN

About the chapter

Dallas-Fort Worth SSN connects scholars to journalists, policymakers, and civic leaders in the DFW metro area.

  • Criminal Justice
  • Immigration
  • Race & Ethnicity
University of Texas at Dallas
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Immigration
  • Labor
The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Civic Engagement
  • Religion & Values
University of Texas at Arlington
  • Civic Engagement
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Race & Ethnicity
Baylor University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Children & Families
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Public Health
Texas Christian University
  • Science & Technology
  • Economy
Southern Methodist University
  • Criminal Justice
The University of Texas at Dallas

Latest Contributions

Believe the Data: More Immigration Does Not Lead to More Crime

  • Alex R. Piquero

What Kinds of Public Policies Promote Human Happiness?

    Patrick Flavin , Benjamin Radcliff

How Women Legislators Help States Become More Supportive of Older Citizens

  • Joanne Connor Green
  • Charles Lockhart

Latest In the News

Patrick Flavin's research on public spending discussed by Robby Berman, "The States with the Happiest Americans Spend More Money on ‘Public Goods’," Big Think, January 10, 2019.
"We Are Divided on Black Lives Matter and Other Movements," Alex R. Piquero (with Erin Orrick), My San Antonio, December 16, 2018.
Patrick Flavin's research on public spending discussed by Tom Jacobs, "New Research Suggests Government Spending Can Spread Happiness," Pacific Standard, November 29, 2018.
"Sometimes, Locking Kids Up Makes Matters Worse," Alex R. Piquero, Huffington Post, February 21, 2017.

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