IU experts available to comment on Indianapolis shootings
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Just weeks after a new permitless carry law went into effect in Indiana, two mass shootings in the Indianapolis area on July 17 left five people dead and five people injured. One shooter, who opened fire at the Greenwood Park Mall, was killed by another armed witness. Indiana University experts are available to comment on Indiana’s “constitutional carry” law, community safety, gun violence as an epidemic, gun culture in America and more.
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Pierre AtlasO’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Pierre Atlas is a senior lecturer in the Public Affairs and Criminal Justice programs in the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI. He can discuss the politics of gun control and gun culture.
U.S. foreign policy, Middle East politics, Arab-Israeli-Palestinian conflict, civil wars and ethnic conflicts, terrorism, U.S. and Canada, gun culture and politics of gun control.
Jon MacySchool of Public Health
Jon Macy is an associate professor in applied health science. His research interests include public health policies, especially tobacco control policies and how they influence tobacco use behaviors; public health program planning, implementation and evaluation; and interventions to promote smoking cessation among adults and tobacco use prevention among adolescents.
Public health policy, tobacco prevention, smoking cessation, gun violence.
Jody L. MadeiraMaurer School of Law
Jody Madeira is a professor in the IU Maurer School of Law. Madeira can discuss recent mass shootings and the Second Amendment.
Tort law, criminal law, children and the law, assisted reproductive technology, Second Amendment/firearm violence, interdisciplinary perspectives.
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