Tragedy in Tucson

Yeshiva University Faculty Share Their Perspectives on The Arizona Shooting

Dr. Jonathan Fast
Dr. Jonathan Fast

Jonathan Fast, associate professor at Wurzweiler School of Social Work and author of the book, Ceremonial Violence, discusses how the relationship between Jared Lee Loughner and his parents may have played a role in his actions. See article in The Daily Beast

Dr. Victor Schwartz
Dr. Victor Schwartz

Victor Schwartz, university dean of students at Yeshiva University and associate professor of clinical psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, on how Loughner  was able to legally obtain a gun (Medill on the Hill) and if the shooting could have been prevented (Reuters). Dr. Schwartz is the co-editor of Mental Health Care in the College Community.

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