PSC researcher, John M. MacDonald, says lessons about environmental stressors and crime can be extended to the relationship between heat and crime in his OMNIA interview.
In the latest research published in Jama Network on the Effects of Greening Vacant Land on Mental Health of Community-Dwelling Adults, John MacDonald and Eugenia South found that people living within a quarter-mile of greened lots had a 42 percent decrease in feelings of depression and a nearly 63 percent decrease in self-reported “poor mental health.” Read more in Penn News.
John MacDonald, Emilio Parrado, Chenoa Flippen, and Kristen Harknett are among several researchers featured in a new Penn Today article about the city of Philadelphia as a lab, classroom, and collaborator
Penny and Robert A. Fox Faculty Director of the Fels InstituteProfessor of CriminologyProfessor of Sociology
Ph.D., Criminology, University of Maryland, 1999