Join us on September 29th at noon for special guest Jesenia M. Pizarro, Ph.D., who’ll discuss The Surge of Firearm Violence in the U.S.: Trends and Best Practices for Prevention.
Jesenia M. Pizarro, Ph.D.,is a Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice in Arizona State University. Her research focuses on violence, particularly lethal violence committed with firearms, the processing of violent crime in the criminal justice system, and transdisciplinary research approaches. She has worked with police departments and agencies throughout the country in joint efforts to curb violence and has managed funded grants from that focus on urban violence and intimate partner homicide prevention, awarded by various federal agencies. Her work has appeared in the American Journal of Public Health, Behavioral Medicine, Justice Quarterly, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, and Homicide Studies. She is currently a member of the Homicide Research Working Group, an officer in the Research Society for the Prevention of Firearm Related Harms, and the editor-in-chief of Homicide Studies: An Interdisciplinary and International Journal.