What I Would Like Clinical Psychologists to Know About Gun Owners (Light Over Heat #53)

A colleague of mine, David Zehrung, is a psychologist practicing in Pennsylvania. He will be speaking this month to the Pennsylvania Psychological Association about firearms. He asked me to provide a 3-minute overview of what I’d like psychologists to know about gun...

Sociology of Guns Seminar Guest Speakers: Michael Sodini and Rob Pincus of Walk the Talk America (WTTA)

Although the topic is grim — suicide — I am very excited to welcome to my Sociology of Guns seminar today two guests who have unique perspectives on the issue. Michael Sodini is founder and President of Walk the Talk America (WTTA), and Rob Pincus is a...

Overview of Negative Outcomes with Guns for Sociology of Guns Seminar (Fall 2020)

Although my scholarship and teaching on the sociology of guns highlights the non-criminological and epidemiological aspects of guns in society, I do not entirely ignore negative outcomes with guns. In my Sociology of Guns seminar, I typically allocate 2 or 3 of the...