The Political Uses of Trauma: Establishing and Expanding Veterans Treatment Courts in Minnesota

Victoria Piehowski, PhD Candidate, UMN Sociology
Victoria Piehowski
Event Date & Time
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Event Location
1114 Social Sciences

267 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455

UMN Sociology PhD Candidate Victoria Piehowski will present, "The Political Uses of Trauma: Establishing and Expanding Veterans Treatment Courts in Minnesota."

UMN Sociology's Fall 2022 Workshop Series will be held in 1114 Social Sciences and broadcast via ZOOM on Mondays from 2:30 to 3:30 PM (CDT). 

All attendees are required to register by September 22, 2022. If the Zoom option is selected, a link will be emailed to you.

About the Speaker

Victoria examines punishment discourse and politics, with a focus on the way policy actors use and mobilize around discourses of trauma. Her work has appeared in Punishment & Society, The Russell Sage Journal of the Social Sciences, Social & Legal Studies, and Frontiers: a Journal of Women Studies. She has a forthcoming article in Law & Social Inquiry.

Sociology Workshop Series

The Sociology Workshop Series provides a forum for faculty and students to present work and work in progress across a wide range of substantive areas, theoretical perspectives, and research methodologies.

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