Associate Professor April Zeoli to speak on NPR’s On Point

Photo of April ZeoliDr. April Zeoli will be interviewed Thursday (11/09/17) morning on NPR’s On Point, airing at 9pm on Michigan Radio.

Dr. Zeoli conducts interdisciplinary research, with a goal of bringing together the fields of public health and criminology and criminal justice. Her main field of investigation is the prevention of intimate partner violence and homicide through policy interventions. Specifically, she is interested in the role of firearms in intimate partner violence and homicide, as well as the civil and criminal justice systems responses to intimate partner violence. She is currently the primary investigator on research to analyze the strength of legal firearm restrictions for perpetrators of domestic violence and their impact on intimate partner homicide, and to study the implementation of domestic violence firearm laws in selected communities.

Dr. Zeoli has recently been in various articles and news media listed below:

VICE Tonic, November 8, 2017, “Don’t blame the Texas church shooting on mental health.”

VICE Broadly, November, 7, 2017, “How closing the ‘boyfriend loophole’ in gun laws could save lives.”

Buzzfeed, November 7, 2017, “Many mass shooters have a history of domestic violence.”

Time Magazine, November 7, 2017, “Domestic violence is the ‘canary in the coal mine’ for mass shootings.

CBC Radio, November 7, 2017, a series of 12 live interviews on morning shows across Canada.