Wednesday, February 22, 2023
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
This panel will be an introductory overview of how women are more likely to bear the burdens of gun violence in the United States. This includes providing information on victimization of women via firearms, the rising rates of women’s suicides, and links to mass shootings.
April Zeoli, Professor of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University
Sierra Smucker, Associate Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation
Brooklynn Hitchens, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, College Park
M. Kristen Hefner, Associate Professor, The Citadel
Professor Kerri Raissian (UConn ARMS)
Taubman Center and University of Connecticut’s Center for Advancing Research, Methods, and Scholarship (ARMS) for Gun Injury Prevention