Visiting Scholars Lecture Series

Sponsored by:
The University of Nebraska Foundation
The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Gary LaFree - The Impact of Black Swans on Terrorism Stereotypes.
Thursday, October 13th, 5:30-7:00pm, UNL City Campus Student Union

Dr. Gary LaFree is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Director of the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) at the University of Maryland.  He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from Indiana University in 1979.  Dr. LaFree served as President of the American Society of Criminology and was named a Fellow of the American Society of Criminology in 2006.  Before joining the faculty at Maryland, Dr. LaFree served as the Chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of New Mexico and was appointed by the Governor of New Mexico to chair the State Crime and Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council.  Dr. LaFree has written over 60 articles and book chapters and three books.

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