Professor at UCI - Department of Criminology, Law & Society

Valerie Jenness’s Blog

Professor of Criminology, Law & Society, Sociology, and Nursing Science

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Dan Burk Wins Fulbright Cyber Security Award

The rise of internet technology has transformed the daily lives of people for the better. From education and commerce to healthcare and national security, cyberspace touches on nearly every sector. As the Internet has grown, however, its fragility and vulnerabilities... read more

UCI Launches Connected Learning Lab – Valerie Jenness

UCI Launches Connected Learning Lab      IRVINE, CALIF. MARCH 30, 2017 — The University of California, Irvine has launched the Connected Learning Lab (CLL), a new interdisciplinary hub dedicated to researching and putting into practice equitable... read more

UCI Alumna Recounts Her Time As Obama’s Personal Assistant

Valerie Jenness UCI Professor She met the pope and Miss Piggy, kept President Obama on schedule and taught the leader of the free world how to “Zot!” For three years, UCI alumna Ferial Govashiri was a whirlwind at the Oval Office, where she served as the commander in... read more

Valerie Jenness Discusses Gender Sexuality

Valerie Jenness Discusses Gender Sexuality Gender and Sexuality as Methodological Confounds in the Study of Transgender Prisoners.   Abstract Valerie Jenness discusses gender sexuality: In the summer of 2007, Alexis Giraldo, a transgender parolee who served over... read more

Global Climate Change | Valerie Jenness – UCI News

Global Climate Change: Over time, nuisance flooding can cost more than extreme, infrequent events Long-term impact of climate change on US cities is rising, UCI researchers find ON FEBRUARY 21, 2017 Irvine, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 – Global climate change is being felt... read more