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Stephen Ostertag, PhD

Specialty Areas:

media, crime and incarceration, racism and systemic oppression

VPI Core Areas

VPI Core Areas: #Community Violence


Stephen Ostertag’s work focuses on causes and sources of violence, violence prevention, violence in the media, state sanctioned and enacted violence, racism and class inequalities in violent behavior and in punishment/treatment.

Publications: Google Scholar

Selected Publications:

Courses with violence related topics

Dr. Ostertag’s School of Liberal Arts profile page