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Jennifer Cobbina: Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: Why the Protests in Ferguson and Baltimore Matter, and How They Changed America

September 17, 2021 at 12:00 pm1:30 pm

The Social Sciences Forum, presented by the Center for Social Science Scholarship, presents the Constitution Day Lecture, featuring Jennifer Cobbina, associate professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University, who will speak on Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: Why the Protests in Ferguson and Baltimore Matter, and How They Changed America.

Jennifer E. Cobbina’s primary research focuses on the issue of corrections, prisoner reentry and the understanding of recidivism and desistance among recently released female offenders. Her second primary research area is centered on examining how race, gender, and neighborhood context impact victimization risks among minority youth. Her work appears in a number of top criminology journals, such as Criminology, Justice Quarterly, Crime and Delinquency, Criminal Justice & Behavior, British Journal of Criminology, and Journal of Drug Issues.

This online event is free and open to the public. Click here to join via Webex.

The Constitution Day Lecture is organized by the Department of Political Science.


September 17, 2021
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
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