CALL FOR PAPERS: A Forum on Violence

Conceptualizing, Understanding, and Intervening for Justice: A Forum on Violence – A Call for Papers


At the behest of Dr. David Wilson, we are proud to announce the first of many conferences to address the issue of violence in our communities. We are seeking proposals from MSU faculty, researchers, and practitioners who are interested in: helping us to broaden our understanding of violence, exploring intervention strategies designed to reduce violence, and developing policies to impact violence at a systematic level. The proposals can be of existing research, future plans, and are encouraged to have a multi-disciplinary approach. Each proposal will be considered for both the Spring Forum (April 4, 2020) and the National Conference to be held in the Fall of 2020.


Proposals Will Be:

  • Reviewed and Scored by an Interdisciplinary Committee
  • Selected for either the Spring, Fall or Both events
  • Considered for Publication in the inaugural edition of a forthcoming research journal


Important Dates:

  • All Proposals are DUE by 11:59 p.m., on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020.
  • Local Forum on Violence will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. on the campus of Morgan State University.
  • National Conference to be convened at MSU in the Fall of 2020.


Proposal Details:

Each proposal should include:

  • Presenter(s) Name(s) and Contact Information (Email, Phone Number)
  • Position and Department
  • Title of Paper
  • Summary of Paper (300 Words Max)


Email ALL Proposals by 2-14-2020 to:

Please include "RFP RESPONSE" in the Subject Line


For more information, email:

Friday, February 14

Event Type

Community, Research


Alumni, Community, Faculty & Staff, Students


Health & Wellness, Research, Community Service, Diversity

Institute for Urban Research
Contact Person

Jeffery Menzise

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