The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Knowledge Against Violence Speaker Series provides timely research and analysis for an informed audience from leading violence experts.
Guest speakers, drawn from the Foundation’s network of scholars and practitioners, seek to illuminate the causes, manifestations, and responses to violence in areas such as war, crime, terrorism, intimate relationships, climate instability, and political extremism.
The one-hour events are open to the public.
Daniel Agbiboa is Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. Rachel Sweet is Assistant Professor of Politics and Global Affairs at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, at the University of Notre Dame.Watch Video
Angélica Durán-Martínez is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Global Studies PhD program at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Guillermo Trejo is Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Violence and Transitional Justice Lab at the University of Notre Dame. Javier Osorio is an Assistant Professor in the School of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Arizona.Watch Video
Pete Simi is co-author (along with Robert Futrell) of the book American Swastika: Inside the White Power Movement’s Hidden Spaces of Hate and an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Chapman University.Watch Video
Dr. Maria Restrepo-Ruiz is a Research Associate with the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Connecticut.Watch Video
Beth Lew-Williams is a historian of race and migration in the U.S., specializing in Asian American history and Associate Professor of History at Princeton University.Watch Video