Graduate Students.

Roberto (Bobby) Rivera
Roberto (Bobby) Rivera

Degrees: B.A. in Sociology from California State University San Marcos (2013); M.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Riverside (2016). PhD Candidacy advancement (2018)

Areas of Specialization: Criminology; Race, and Inequality.

I am the 2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar Award recipient to Jamaica.  I will be conducting qualitative research on restorative justice practices at the University of Mona.

I am also researching structural intersections within the military into local policing, structural trust, aggression, and transnational policing. I am quite interested in the advancement of restorative justice practices through holistic policing methods.

Additional areas of interests of research: Environmental Sociology; Indigeneity; Social Policy; Sociology of Disasters; and migration in the United States, Caribbean, South America.

Curriculum Vitae is available by request.

Contact Info: rrive011@ucr.edu


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