Danny Gascón received his MA and BA in Criminal Justice at
California State University, San Bernardino, and earned his Ph.D.
in Criminology, Law & Society at the University of California,
Irvine. His research interests lie at the intersection of urban
criminology, law and society, and race and ethnic relations, and is
principally concerned with critical approaches to the study of
urban policing, punishment and inequality, and gang and youth
culture. Danny currently teaches Criminology, Juvenile Justice,
Policing, and the Sociology of Law.