UNH News Release: MEDIA ADVISORY: National Child Violence Expert Available to Discuss Newtown Elementary Shooting
December 14, 2012
MEDIA ADVISORY: National Child Violence Expert Available to Discuss Newtown Elementary Shooting

DURHAM, N.H. – David Finkelhor, director of the Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire and professor of sociology, is available to discuss the Newtown elementary school shooting in Connecticut.

Specifically, Finkelhor can discuss trends regarding school shootings and homicides of young children. He also can discuss how parents of young children can talk to their children about the shooting.

Finkelhor can be reached at 603-767-1010 and david.finkelhor@unh.edu.

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David Finkelhor, director of the UNH Crimes against Children Research Center.

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Media Contact: Lori Wright | 603-862-0574 | UNH Media Relations

Secondary Contact: David Finkelhor | 603-767-1010 | UNH Crimes Against Children Research Center
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