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Jack Levin: The Violence of Hate – A Presentation at Bucknell University

Written on January 25, 2016 at 3:26 pm, by

For Martin Luther King, Jr. week Bucknell University invited Jack Levin to host a workshop on January 20th 2016 pertaining to his book The Violence of Hate

Think Twice Before Answering that ad: 101 Murders Have Been Linked to Craigslist

Written on January 25, 2016 at 3:22 pm, by

Washington Post, Jack Levin January 11, 2016 Read Article…

Three Times the Violence – presentation at the American Society of Criminology

Written on November 18, 2014 at 10:00 pm, by

On Thursday, November 20th, Brudnick Center co-directors Jack Levin and Gordana Rabrenovic gave a presentation at the annual American Society of Criminology conference in San Francisco, which included a screening of a new documentary short film. The film is entitled Three Times the Violence, and it describes and details the under-reported and largely unnoticed percentage of  Continue Reading »

Scientist Related to Killers Learns he has a Psychopath’s Brain

Written on December 3, 2013 at 2:35 pm, by

ABC News, Jack Levin November 30, 2013 Read Article…

The Rose City’s homicide drought

Written on November 6, 2013 at 2:36 pm, by

Portland Tribune, Jack Levin October 31, 2013 Read Article

4 mass killings in 4 days show how random murder can be

Written on November 6, 2013 at 2:32 pm, by

USA Today, Jack Levin October 31, 2013 Read Article

Thrill kill theory may shed light on Toronto’s ‘ruthless murders’

Written on October 11, 2013 at 8:36 pm, by

Metro, Jack Levin October 8, 2013 Read article

Animal abuses raise red flags

Written on October 11, 2013 at 8:33 pm, by

Worcester Telegram, Jack Levin September 26, 2013 Read article

Aaron Alexis’ characteristics mirrored those of mass shooters

Written on September 20, 2013 at 6:47 pm, by

McClatchy Washington Bureau, Jack Levin September 17, 2013 Read article…

What is sociopathis disorder? Ariel Castro’s mental state could have been studied to prevent future predator attacks

Written on September 20, 2013 at 6:44 pm, by

Daily News, Jack Levin September 4, 2013 Read article…

Through the Cracks

Written on September 20, 2013 at 3:24 pm, by

Florida Courier, Jack Levin September 19, 2013 Read Article

How Do We Prevent the Next Mass Murder?

Written on March 14, 2013 at 3:24 pm, by

In the Politics pages of the Huffington Post Jack Levin investigates inventive ways to prevent mass murder. Read Article

Colorado Killer Suffers From an Acute Mental Illness

Written on March 14, 2013 at 3:08 pm, by

Jack Levin’s WEEI 93.7FM radio talk discussing how the Colorado killer does not fit the typical profile for a mass murderer.

The Pursuit of Justice Conference

Written on March 1, 2013 at 4:43 pm, by

    Each year, the Pursuit of Justice Conference brings together scholars on the fore of hate studies to lead a discussion on crime and social justice. This year’s theme is “Understanding Hatred, Confronting Intolerance, Eliminating Inequality. Hosted by Gonzaga Law School and the Washington Task Force on Race and the Criminal Justice System, speakers will address  Continue Reading »

New poll finds Americans evenly divided in views of Muslims

Written on September 20, 2012 at 1:51 pm, by

The Houston Chronicle, Jack Levin August 30, 2012 Read article…

Welcome back, students!

Written on September 20, 2012 at 1:23 pm, by

It’s that time of year again– the shorts go to storage and the boots come out, and thousands of Northeastern students return to campus for another semester full of classes, co-op, extracurriculars, and of course, sandwiches from Rebecca’s (has anyone seen the lines there lately? It’s almost criminal!). Speaking of criminal, world-renowned scholar and Brudnick  Continue Reading »

Behind Empire State shooting: A layoff, a gun, and a targeted ex-boss

Written on August 28, 2012 at 2:09 pm, by

The Christian Science Monitor, Jack Levin August 24, 2012 Read article…

Jack Levin: Hate is a sad possibility in Wisconsin Sikh shooting

Written on August 28, 2012 at 2:06 pm, by

The Livingston Daily, Jack Levin August 7, 2012 Read article…

New poll finds Americans evenly divided in views of Muslims

Written on August 28, 2012 at 1:43 pm, by

The Washington Post, Jack Levin August 24, 2012 Read article…

Crime in Cities: America’s Safer Streets

Written on August 28, 2012 at 1:33 pm, by

The Economist, Jack Levin August 25, 2012 Read article…

The Invisible Hate Crime

Written on July 12, 2012 at 6:12 pm, by

Pacific Standard, Jack Levin March 1, 2011 Read article…

What the %@&*! Happened to Comics?

Written on March 23, 2012 at 4:36 pm, by

Hate Experts Express ‘Serious Convern’ As Obama Escalates Campaign

Written on December 6, 2011 at 5:02 pm, by

The Seattle Medium, Jack Levin November 30, 2011 Read article…

NC sheriff says teen has become the 4th person to die in weekend shooting in Greensboro

Written on December 6, 2011 at 5:00 pm, by

Associated Press, Jack Levin November 22, 2011 Read article…

The hunt for Long Island’s serial killer

Written on December 6, 2011 at 4:56 pm, by

GQ Magazine, Jack Levin November 18, 2011 Read article…

Two Mass. men arraigned after killing parents

Written on November 18, 2011 at 8:05 pm, by

NECN, Jack Levin November 15, 2011 Watch video…

Family Violence: What is the cause?

Written on November 18, 2011 at 8:03 pm, by

Fox News, Jack Levin November 14, 2011 Watch video…

Could the Weymouth murders have been prevented?

Written on November 18, 2011 at 7:58 pm, by

NECN, Jack Levin November 14, 2011 Watch video…

Family annihilation murders difficult to understand

Written on November 18, 2011 at 7:56 pm, by

Fox News, Jack Levin November 11, 2011 Read article…

Criminologist Speaks to Students at LCC

Written on November 4, 2011 at 4:04 pm, by

Pro 8 News, Jack Levin October 5, 2011 Read article…

Barbara Gottschalk: Practitioner in Residence

Written on October 28, 2011 at 3:55 pm, by

October 24-28, 2011 The Northeastern University Humanities Center’s Artists and Practitioners in Residence Program presented Barbara Gottschalk, co-founder of Seeds of Peace, for a week of panel discussions, forums, and workshops. Bobbie was a panelist in the “Identity Development through Play,” “Skill Building for Facilitating Dialogue and Conflict Resolution,” and “Issues of Immigration in Today’s  Continue Reading »

Written on October 28, 2011 at 3:21 pm, by

There are no upcoming events at this time. If you would like to collaborate with the Brudnick Center on an event or invite a speaker to your event, contact Gordana Rabrenovic at g.rabrenovic@neu.edu.

Skill Building for Facilitating Dialogue and Conflict Resolution – Panel Discussion

Written on October 27, 2011 at 8:34 pm, by

Date: October 26, 2011 The panel addressed the importance of developing cognitive, communicational, and relational skills needed for living and working in a multicultural environment. Special attention was paid to the role of education programs in developing cooperation and understanding among students from different ethnic and religious backgrounds. In addition to Barbara Gottschalk of Seeds  Continue Reading »

Senate Addresses Antigay Bullying Epidemic

Written on September 20, 2011 at 8:15 pm, by

The Advocate, Jack Levin September 13, 2011 Read article…

3Qs: ‘West Memphis Three’ set free

Written on September 20, 2011 at 8:12 pm, by

news@Northeastern, Jack Levin August 23, 2011 Read article…

Nanotechnologists are targets of unabomber copycat, alarming universities

Written on September 20, 2011 at 8:10 pm, by

The Chronicle, Jack Levin August 21, 2011 Read article…

3Qs: Preventing protests from turning violent

Written on September 20, 2011 at 8:08 pm, by

news@Northeastern, Gordana Rabrenovic August 15, 2011 Read article…

UK riots: ‘We don’t want no trouble. We just want a job’

Written on September 20, 2011 at 8:07 pm, by

The Guardian, Jack Levin August 12, 2011 Read article…

To Britain’s leader, Hub a model for antiviolence

Written on September 20, 2011 at 8:06 pm, by

Boston Globe, Jack Levin August 12, 2011 Read article…

How Riots Behave Like Forest Fires

Written on September 20, 2011 at 8:04 pm, by

Discovery News, Jack Levin August 10, 2011 Read article…

Experts Give Opinions on Giddings Case

Written on August 5, 2011 at 4:32 pm, by

WMAZ, Jack Levin August 3, 2011 Read article…

Mass murderer is no martyr – Breivik must be denied the limelight

Written on August 5, 2011 at 4:31 pm, by

Boston Herald, Jack Levin July 30, 2011 Read article…

Norway suspect confesses to attacks

Written on August 5, 2011 at 4:30 pm, by

Fox, Jack Levin July 24, 2011 Watch video…

3Qs: The mindset behind mass murder

Written on August 5, 2011 at 4:28 pm, by

News @ Northeastern, Jack Levin July 27, 2011 Read article…

Experts: Norway Suspect Troubled, Not Insane – Breivik’s Attorney Says His Client May Be Mentally Ill

Written on August 5, 2011 at 4:27 pm, by

CNN, Jack Levin July 26, 2011 Read article…

Murder, rape up, other crimes down

Written on July 29, 2011 at 2:06 pm, by

El Paso Inc., Jack Levin July 2011 Read article…

Norway suspect: Serbia bombing ‘tipped the scales’

Written on July 29, 2011 at 2:05 pm, by

Monterey Herald, Jack Levin July 24, 2011 Read article…

Anthony trial captivated audience – Jury finds Florida mom not guilty in death of 2-year old daughter

Written on July 29, 2011 at 2:02 pm, by

Chicago Tribune, Jack Levin July 5, 2011 Read article…

Bob Ward Column: Casey Anthony. The Modern Lizzie Borden

Written on July 29, 2011 at 1:58 pm, by

FOX Boston, Jack Levin July 5, 2011 Read article…

Father of 3 boys says sons safe, but he feels guilty

Written on July 5, 2011 at 8:28 pm, by

Detroit Free Press, Jack Levin July 4, 2011 Read article…

Man accidentally shot by Portland officer had struggled with mental illness

Written on July 5, 2011 at 8:27 pm, by

The Oregonian, Jack Levin July 1, 2011 Read article…

Reading Whitey Bulger’s mind

Written on July 5, 2011 at 8:26 pm, by

NECN, Jack Levin June 29, 2011 Watch video…

Bulger Case Shows: ‘Trust The Public,’ Sharon Criminologist Says

Written on July 5, 2011 at 8:25 pm, by

Sharon Patch, Jack Levin June 29, 2011 Read article…

Notorious: Can Bulger get fair trial in Boston?

Written on July 5, 2011 at 8:25 pm, by

Reuters, Jack Levin June 28, 2011 Read article…

3Qs: Fugitives can run, but can’t hide

Written on July 5, 2011 at 8:23 pm, by

news@Northeastern, Jack Levin June 24, 2011 Read article…

Police seek to identify vehicles in security video as search for missing IU student continues

Written on July 5, 2011 at 8:22 pm, by

Courier Journal, Jack Levin June 13, 2011 Read article…

Police hope to ID vehicles in Ind. student search

Written on July 5, 2011 at 8:21 pm, by

The Wall Street Journal, Jack Levin June 13, 2011 Read article…

The Death Row Inmate and His Cunning Bride: How lax security and the marvels of modern technology allowed Crystal Wilson and Randy Halprin to spend some quality time together.

Written on July 5, 2011 at 8:20 pm, by

D Magazine, Jack Levin June 2011 Read article…

Book seen as cry for help – Expert: ‘Tremendous anger’ in mom’s writing

Written on July 5, 2011 at 8:18 pm, by

Boston Herald, Jack Levin May 21, 2011 Read article…

Criminalist analyzes killing of Camden Hughes

Written on July 5, 2011 at 8:16 pm, by

NECN, Jack Levin May 20, 2011 Watch video…

Serial Killer’s Artwork Stirs Controversy

Written on July 5, 2011 at 8:15 pm, by

KLAS-TV, Jack Levin May 18, 2011 Read article…

Police: Resolving disputes with violence becoming more common

Written on July 5, 2011 at 8:10 pm, by

Post Crescent, Jack Levin May 9, 2011 Read article…

Art. Psychology. Controversy: The lectures by Dr. David Gussak and Dr. Jack Levin

Written on July 5, 2011 at 8:08 pm, by

Sin City Gallery, Jack Levin May 2011 Read article…

Alleged MLK Day Bomber Hit With Rare Federal Hate Crime Charges

Written on July 5, 2011 at 8:06 pm, by

Southern Poverty Law Center, Jack Levin April 26, 2011 Read article…

Long Island Serial Killer May Be Ex-Law Enforcement

Written on July 5, 2011 at 7:23 pm, by

WKBW, Jack Levin April 10, 2011 Read article…

Obsession with Casey Anthony case adds to circus atmosphere

Written on July 5, 2011 at 7:21 pm, by

Orlando Sentinel, Jack Levin April 5, 2011 Read article…

T.I.D.E: The Wave of Change

Written on May 23, 2011 at 3:45 pm, by

The Teenage Interfaith Diversity Education Conference 2010 Date: May 28-31, 2010 The Interfaith Action’s Youth Leadership Program, in collaboration with the Brudnick Center for the Study of Violence and Conflict at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts from Friday evening May 28, 2010 through Monday afternoon May 31, 2010.

New Research Essay by Jack Levin

Written on May 16, 2011 at 3:07 pm, by

The Invisible Hate Crime The Miller-McCune March-April 2011 Hate crimes against people with disabilities are widespread and often involve extraordinary levels of sadism. Unlike racially and religiously motivated offenses, attacks against people with disabilities tend to be committed not by strangers but, more often, by family members, neighbors, employees and friends who may also be  Continue Reading »

Congratulations to Brudnick Center Research Assistants!

Written on May 16, 2011 at 3:03 pm, by

Maya Genovesi and Abby Huhtala Spring 2011 Undergraduate student, Maya Genovesi is the 2011 Outstanding Student Research Award winner in the Social Sciences, Business and Law category, at the Research & Scholarship Expo. Her research is on “Fascination with Serial Murder: The Impact of the Killer’s Body Count and Torture”. Link to Maya’s Research: http://www.northeastern.edu/expo/view_abstracts/abstract.php?sid=1823  Continue Reading »

In Hate’s Wake: The Tucson massacre has sparked a discussion of whether overheated political rhetoric contributes to political violence

Written on March 15, 2011 at 4:00 pm, by

National Journal, Jack Levin January 13, 2011 Read article…

15 years later, Arlington police still struggling to solve Amber Hagerman case

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:54 pm, by

The Dallas Morning News, Jack Levin January 13, 2011 Read article…

Homicide fight centers on drug trade

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:53 pm, by

The Boston Globe, Jack Levin January 12, 2011 Read article…

Levin: Arizona Shooting Suspect Doesn’t Fit Profile

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:47 pm, by

CBS Boston, Jack Levin January 9, 2011 Read article…

Gays Remain Minority Most Targeted by Hate Crimes

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:46 pm, by

Veterans Today, Jack Levin January 3, 2011 Read article…

Madoff Son Found Dead

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:44 pm, by

Boston Herald, Jack Levin December 12, 2010 Read article…

Workplace Violence Tragic, But No Epidemic

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:43 pm, by

James Alan Fox and Jack Levin August 22, 2010 Read article…

Craigslist Suspect’s Suicide Riles Victim’s Family

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:42 pm, by

ABC News – Associated Press, Jack Levin August 17, 2010 Read article…

Workplace Shootings: Rare, Horrifying, and Totally Unpredictable

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:31 pm, by

Newsweek, Jack Levin August 3, 2010 Read article…

Search for Kyron Horman: More Questions than Answers as Mystery Nears Second Month

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:28 pm, by

ABC’s Good Morning America, Jack Levin July 26, 2010 Read article…

Beyond the Reach of Our Understanding

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:26 pm, by

New York Times, Jack Levin July 26, 2010 Read article…

In Family’s Death, Trying to Fathom the Unfathomable

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:24 pm, by

New York Times, Jack Levin July 23, 2010 Read article…

Mind of a killer: anger, paranoia and misery

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:17 pm, by

Jack Levin June 6, 2010 Read article…

As Homeless are Brutalized, Florida Passes Hate Crime Protections

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:13 pm, by

Jack Levin May 4, 2010 Read article…

Disabled Vulnerable to Violence

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:09 pm, by

Jack Levin April 28, 2010

Experts Gather to Tackle Disability Hate Crime

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:08 pm, by

Jack Levin April 28, 2010 Read article…

Experts Gather to Talk about Disability Hate Crime

Written on March 15, 2011 at 3:07 pm, by

Jack Levin April 28, 2010

Accused Bullies Become Targets

Written on March 15, 2011 at 2:49 pm, by

Jack Levin April 11, 2010 Read article…

Trial Begins in Fatal School Stabbing

Written on March 15, 2011 at 2:48 pm, by

Jack Levin April 7, 2010 Read article…

‘Jihad Jamie’ and the ‘Black Widows:’ Why Women Turn to Terrorism

Written on March 15, 2011 at 2:46 pm, by

Jack Levin April 7, 2010 Read article…

Experts: Rampages Linked to Tough Times

Written on March 15, 2011 at 2:44 pm, by

Jack Levin March 31, 2010 Read article…

Murders: Blame Male Bonding

Written on March 14, 2011 at 9:14 pm, by

Jack Levin February 18, 2010

Blame The Killer Not the police, media or family

Written on March 14, 2011 at 8:44 pm, by

James Alan Fox and Jack Levin Northeastern University, 2005

Keeping an eye and a camera On college students

Written on March 14, 2011 at 8:38 pm, by

Jack Levin Northeastern University, 2005

White Supremacists

Written on March 14, 2011 at 8:33 pm, by

Jack Levin Northeastern University, 2001

Terrorism

Written on March 14, 2011 at 7:58 pm, by

Jack Levin and James Alan Fox Northeastern University, 2001

Study of Flag Waving in the Aftermath of September 11

Written on March 14, 2011 at 7:56 pm, by

Jack Levin, Gordana Rabrenovic, Janese Free, Colleen Keaney and Jason Mazaik The Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict Northeastern University, 2001

An Effective Response to Teenage Crime is Possible – And Cities Are Showing The Way

Written on March 14, 2011 at 7:52 pm, by

Jack Levin Northeastern University, 1999

A Culture That’s Ripe To Sustain Evil

Written on March 14, 2011 at 7:51 pm, by

Jack Levin and James Alan Fox Northeastern University, 1999

Hate Crimes

Written on March 14, 2011 at 7:47 pm, by

Jack Levin and Jack McDevitt Northeastern University, 1999

Militias Reflect Public’s Mistrust

Written on March 14, 2011 at 7:45 pm, by

Jack Levin Northeastern University, 1997

Sustaining Communities in Work, Education, and Health

Written on February 17, 2011 at 2:48 pm, by

Contributions within an ecological framework Date: October 11, 2010 The sobering realities of the 21st century have opened the eyes of many to the urgent need to support sustainable communities in the areas of work, education and health. Scholars and practitioners both have widely acknowledged the existence of multiple realms of influence upon individuals, families,  Continue Reading »

First Blog Entry

Written on February 15, 2011 at 4:04 pm, by

For more than 35 years, working with magazines like Rolling Stone, newspapers like The New York Times and websites like MSNBC, Roger Black has been developing ways to communicate content more effectively. Recently he completed redesigns of Scientific American (both print and online), and is consulting on the design of MIT’s Technology Review website. His  Continue Reading »

Teaching Students They Are Not At The Center Of The Universe

Written on February 3, 2011 at 8:35 pm, by

Jack Levin and Wilfred Holton Northeastern University, 1997

Violence Against Immigrants

Written on November 3, 2006 at 3:11 pm, by

Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict International Conference Date: November 3, 2006

Second National Student Symposium

Written on November 23, 2003 at 2:59 pm, by

Combating Hate and Prejudice on Campus Date: March 20-22, 2003

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage: Lessons from Bulgaria

Written on November 6, 2003 at 2:50 pm, by

Date: November 5, 2001 During WWII, not a single Jewish resident of Bulgaria was deported to a death camp. This is despite the fact that Bulgaria was allied with the Nazis. There are two distinct goals of the conference. The first is to identify the factors which served as the impetus to such extraordinary action  Continue Reading »

Third World Views of The Holocaust

Written on April 21, 2003 at 3:46 pm, by

Date: April 18-20, 2001 The long-term impact of the Holocaust is not confined to Western society. Half a century since the end of the Shoah, intellectuals, writers and scholars from Africa, Asia and Latin America have also come to ponder the significance of Europe’s quintessential evil for their own societies and worldviews. More about this  Continue Reading »