Global Gun Violence

February 02, 2016
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
McMillan Hall, McMillan Cafe, Danforth Campus

The panel will look at gun violence in other countries, and these countries’ reactions, in order to gain perspective on the different ways we can address gun violence in the US.

Global Gun Violence

Panelists will include:

Shanti Parikh, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

Prior to her career in anthropology, Dr. Parikh worked for the Peace Corps in East Africa. Today, she is interested in sexual and reproductive health issues and regimes of sexuality mainly conducting her research in Uganda.

Kedron Thomas, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology

Dr. Thomas is interested in the relationship between the modes of moral and legal regulation and production regimes. She has researched how these modes of regulation reflect insecurities and impunity surrounding violent crime found in Guatemala.

Jean-Francois Trani, Assistant Professor, Brown School

Dr. Trani studies the intersection of mental health, disability, vulnerability, and poverty. He has researched policy and service design in conflict-affected states and low-income countries such as Afghanistan, India, Nepal, Sierra Leone, and Sudan.

Associate Professor, Brown School

Event Sponsors: Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health and Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis