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Elihu Katz Colloquia: Andrew V. Papachristos, Northwestern University

April 21, 2023 12:15pm-1:15pm
  • Hybrid Event: Annenberg Room 500 and on Zoom
Audience Open to the Public

Title and Abstract Forthcoming

About The Speaker

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Andrew V. Papachristos is currently Professor of Sociology and Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University. He is also the founder and Faculty Director of the Northwestern Neighborhood & Network Initiative. Papachristos' research aims to understand how the connected nature of cities—how their citizens, neighborhoods, and institutions are tied to one another—affect what we feel, think, and do. His main research applies network science to the study of gun violence, police misconduct, illegal gun markets, Al Capone, street gangs, and urban neighborhoods. He is also currently completing a book that examines the role street gangs have played in building The Great American City. Papachristos is a Chicago native and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.






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