Dr. Jillian Peterson is the co-founder of The Violence Project, a nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank that works to reduce violence through research and analysis. She is the co-author of The Violence Project: How to Stop a Mass Shooting Epidemic, which was the winner of the 2022 Minnesota Book Award for nonfiction. Dr. Peterson teaches classes in forensic psychology Hamline University as an Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Can we stop mass shootings? The first step is collecting data, and these authors have done just that.