The Murphy Institute, CUNY and
The Center for Urban Research and Education,
Rutgers University-Camden invite you to a conference:

Violence & the City

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Friday, May 8, 2015
Murphy Institute, CUNY, SPS
25 West 43rd St, 18th floor

This day-long, interdisciplinary conference will consider the nature and effects of various types of urban violence, and is organized around two themes: violence and urban society; and, crime, politics, and policy.  Featured speakers will address these concerns in theoretically, methodologically, or empirically innovative ways.

Speakers and Discussants include:

Frances Fox Piven, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, CUNY Graduate Center.

Marie Gottschalk, Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania

Ruth Gilmore, Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences and American Studies, and Director of the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics, CUNY Graduate Center

Mimi Abramovitz, Bertha Capen Reynolds Professor of Social Policy, Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College

Lawrence Mead, Professor of Politics, New York University

Paul Jargowsky, Professor of Public Policy and Director of Center for Urban Research and Urban Education, Rutgers University-Camden

John Mollenkopf, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Urban Research, CUNY Graduate Center