In response to the shootings in Newtown, Conn., and similar recent events, faculty from the Psychology, Social Sciences, and Criminal Justice departments will:
- share research.
- analyze the debate over the Second Amendment.
- introduce ideas on ways to handle these incidents in the future.
Here is the schedule including the links to view the event:
February 11, 2013 -- Psychological research on aggression, cultural norms, video games, guns, mental health, and the media. This session will include refreshments and an opportunity for community dialogue after the presentation. Presenter: Dr. Frank Conner.
February 12, 2013 -- The historical, economic, and cultural perspectives surrounding the current debate on the Second Amendment. Presenters: Dr. Lisa Gloege, Dr. Dillon Carr, Associate Professor Gordon Vurusic, Dr. Robert Henderhot. Moderator: Professor Mike Light.
February 13, 2013 -- A criminal justice perspective on prevention, safety, and workers in the field as well as how to deal with perpetrators after the event, including sanctions and the reaction of law enforcement.