The Burden of Gun Violence: Trends and Policy Solutions
This event brought together a panel of experts to discuss the burden of American gun violence and the potential for evidence-based public policy solutions.
The PPC’s Crime & Justice Policy research program, directed by Mark Berg, hosted this panel as part of the Run Up to the 2020 Caucus – a series designed to examine different policy topics that will be discussed during the campaign.
- Gun violence trends in the United States
- Gender, intimate partners, and gun violence
- Regulation of guns and gun markets
- Violence reduction strategies and their effectiveness for reducing suicide and criminal violence
To view KCRG-TV coverage of this event, click here.
To listen to the Q&A discussion on Iowa Public Radio's River to River, click here.
The University of Iowa School of Social Work is offering free CEU credit to social workers and other helping professionals who attended this event. Click here for the CEU request form.
October 24, 2019
This event is jointly sponsored by:
The UI Public Policy Center Crime and Justice Policy Research Program, UI Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa Public Radio, UI Lecture Committee, UI Department of Sociology and Criminology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), Iowa Public Health Association, the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, UI Department of Political Science (CLAS), UI School of Journalism and Mass Communication (CLAS), UI Department of Emergency Medicine, UI School of Social Work (CLAS), Kirkwood Community College, UI Student Government, UI College of Law, Domestic Violence Intervention Program, UI African American Studies Program (CLAS)