Ryken Grattet

Research Fellow
(916) 440-1123
grattet@ppic.org

Expertise
• Criminal law and justice
   Corrections
   Probation and parole
   Policing
   Hate crime
• Climate change governance
   Transportation and land use planning

Experience
Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California, Davis (2009–present). Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California, Davis (2001–2009). Assistant Secretary, Office of Research, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (2005–2006). Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California, Davis (1996–2001). Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Louisiana State University (1994–1996).

Education
Ph.D. (1994) and M.A. (1989), sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara.

PPIC Publications
California's Future (co-authored with Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Caroline Danielson, Ellen Hanak, Joseph Hayes, Laura Hill, Hans Johnson, Shannon McConville, Eric McGhee, Paul Warren, and Margaret Weston). Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

California's Future: Corrections (co-authored with Joseph Hayes). Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

Corrections Realignment and Data Collection in California (co-authored with Sonya Tafoya and Mia Bird). Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

Is Public Safety Realignment Reducing Recidivism in California? (co-authored with Magnus Lofstrom and Steven Raphael). Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

California's Changing Parole Population (co-authored with Joseph Hayes). Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2013.

California's Changing Prison Population (co-authored with Joseph Hayes). Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2013.

Other Selected Publications
"Justice By Other Means: Venue Sorting in Parole Revocation” (with Jeffrey Lin and Joan Petersilia), Law & Policy 34 (2012).

"Societal Reactions to Deviance,” Annual Review of Sociology 37 (2011).

"Supervision Regimes, Risk, and Official Reactions to Parolee Deviance” (with Jeffrey Lin and Joan Petersilia), Criminology 49 (2011).

"‘Back-end Sentencing’ and Reimprisonment: Individual, Organizational, and Community Predictors of Parole Sanctioning Decisions” (with Jeffrey Lin and Joan Petersilia), Criminology 48 (2010).

"Parole Violations and Revocations in California: Analysis and Suggestions for Action” (with Joan Petersilia, Jeffrey Lin, and Marlene Beckman), Federal Probation 73 (2009).

"The Urban Ecology of Bias Crime: A Study of Disorganized and Defended Neighborhoods,” Social Problems 56 (2009).