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Experts Available to Discuss Obama’s Gun Law Proposals and Mass Shootings in the U.S.

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Steven Dubovsky

Release Date: January 16, 2013

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Steven Dubovsky

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Charles P. Ewing

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BUFFALO, N.Y. – Faculty experts from the University at Buffalo are available to discuss gun violence and mass shootings in the U.S. and President Obama’s proposals to toughen gun laws. 

Steven L. Dubovsky, MD
Professor and Chair of Psychiatry
University at Buffalo
Bio: http://medicine.buffalo.edu/faculty/profile.html?ubit=dubovsky

            Dubovsky is an expert on post-traumatic stress. He has studied the Columbine, Colo., shootings and interviewed survivors of the tragedy.

Carole Emberton, PhD
Assistant Professor of History
University at Buffalo
Bio: http://www.history.buffalo.edu/people/embarton.shtml

            Emberton is an American historian who is an expert on historical understandings of guns and the Second Amendment.

Charles P. Ewing, PhD, JD
Professor of Law
University at Buffalo Law School
Bio: http://bit.ly/WTZhvq

            Ewing is a forensic psychologist, criminal lawyer and expert on child abuse.  He is the author of “Fatal Families: The Dynamics of Intrafamilial Homicide,” “Kids Who Kill” and “When Children Kill: The Dynamics of Juvenile Homicide.”

Amanda Nickerson, PhD
Director, Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention
Associate Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology
University at Buffalo
Bio: http://gse.buffalo.edu/about/directory/faculty/10030

            Nickerson’s research focuses on preventing and intervening with school crises, violence and bullying.

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