Dr. Victor Rios is at it again! In the past, Dr. Rios has been highlighted in the headlines of UCSB's Graduate Post for his various university service and research awards, as well as his academic research achievements. This year, Dr. Rios started the year off by being awarded a prestigious research grant from the William T. Grant Foundation. The $300,000 award will help expand his current research with local youth and their interactions with figures of authority. To read more about Dr. Rios and his recent award please follow the link below to the UCSB Office of Public Affairs.
As of the first run of this story, January 31, 2012, there has been an update to Dr. Victor Rios' list of accomplishments. Yesterday, February 1st, 2012, a PBS documentary aired on Dr. Victor Rios. The documentary gives the audience a personal glance into the journey that Dr. Victor Rios has led; from the streets of a youth in Oakland to a professor at a research institution and a family man. For those interested in viewing the documentary, please click on the link below.