Rylan Simpson Police Officer Perception Project (POPP)

Rylan Simpson

PhD Candidate
University of California, Irvine
2340 Social Ecology II
Irvine, California

Rylan Simpson recently received his Ph.D. in Criminology, Law and Society from the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Prior to receiving his Ph.D., he received his B.A. in Sociology and Psychology from the University of British Columbia and his M.A. in Social Ecology from UCI. He is the lead researcher for the Police Officer Perception Project (POPP) and the recipient of the Graduate Student Future of the Field Award, Smith Pontell Award for Outstanding Accomplishment in Graduate Study, Dickman Award for Dissertation Research, and Dean’s Award for Community Engagement. He will be joining the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University as an Assistant Professor in July 2019.

Rylan has published his work in multiple academic journals (see here) and presented it for scholarly and policing audiences across the world (see here). Motivated by frontline experiences, Rylan has also participated in 750 hours of police ride-alongs.

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