June 20th: Paul Boxer on Youth Gun Violence Part 2

Lou and Professor Boxer discuss mental health, kids and guns, violence in our inner cities, if our guns changed or the culture changed, the 2nd amendment, 18 year olds in the military with guns, white supremacy, exposure to violence in the media, and the negative effects that the pandemic and lockdown had toward children. 

Doctor Paul Boxer, a professor in the Department of Psychology at Rutgers University-Newark, where he also directs the Social Development Research Program and currently holds funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study how youth become involved in gun violence. 

He is an expert on the development & management of aggressive behavior, and is currently serving on the expert panel for a national school safety and violence risk assessment project. Boxer was also part of a specially appointed commission from The International Society for Research on Aggression that prepared a report on youth violence in the wake of the high school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

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