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University Forum: Things Are Not What They Seem

When: Mar. 11, 2014, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Campus Location: Marjorie Barrick Museum / Harry Reid Center
Office/Remote Location: Auditorium

Please join the College of Liberal Arts for the University Forum Lecture "A Skeptic’s Take on Studying Cross-National Homicide Rates: Things Are Not What They Seem," a talk by William Pridemore, distinguished professor of criminal justice and criminology, Georgia State University.

Living free from interpersonal violence is a fundamental component of quality of life and nations vary in their ability to provide this protection to citizens. Research on the sociocultural characteristics associated with national homicide rates led many to draw strong conclusions. Using clear and specific examples this talk will demonstrate why we should be skeptical of some scholars’ use of theory, data, method, and results – and thus the scientific record – on this topic.

Admission Information: 

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Contact Information: 

Name: Phyllis Thompson
Office: College of Liberal Arts
Phone: 702-895-3401
E-mail: liberalarts@unlv.edu


Event Sponsor: College of Liberal Arts Dean's Office and co-sponsored by UNLV’s Departments of Sociology and Criminal Justice and the UNLV Center for Democratic Culture

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