Saturday, October 20, 2012

Preventing Lethal Violence: A Symposium at Loyola University

This looks like an amazing event. Some of the leading researchers on crime and violence will be speaking on Friday, October 26th at Loyola University. I cut and pasted the line-up after the break.  Click here to go to the site.

Preventing Lethal Violence in New Orleans

A Public Symposium on Effective Community-Based Solutions

Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, Communications/Music Complex
Download a flier for this event

Schedule of Events

Morning Sessions

 9:00 – 9:45:Mark Manganaro, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
Ronal Serpas, Superintendent of New Orleans Police Department
William E. Thornton, Chair and Professor of Sociology, Department of Criminal Justice
Dee Wood Harper, Emeritus Professor of Sociology
Violence and the Community: Lessons from the Chicago Neighborhood Project 
Robert Sampson, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences
Harvard University
 10:45- 11:45:NOLA for Life: A Public Health Approach to Murder Reduction
Karen DeSalvo, New Orleans Health Commissioner
C. Thorpe Ray Endowed Chair of Internal Medicine
Tulane University
 11:45-12:15:Question and Answer
 12:15-1:30:Lunch break
Afternoon Sessions
 1:45-2:45:Stopping the Killing in New Orleans: Focus, Legitimacy, and Common Ground
David Kennedy, Director of the Center for Crime Prevention and Control
Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
 2:45-3:45:The Hustle: Why It’s Hard to Make Good in Today’s Inner City
Nikki Jones, Associate Professor of Sociology
University of California, Santa Barbara
 3:45-5:00:Question and Answer

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