Duwe

Grant Duwe

Affiliations
Research Director, Minnesota Department of Corrections
Areas of Expertise:
  • Criminal Justice
  • Gun Policy

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About Grant

Duwe has more than 50 publications on mass murder and a wide variety of correctional topics. His recent research has focused on the development of recidivism, risk assessment instruments, and the importance of social support in reducing recidivism.

Briefs

Mass Shootings – and What Can Stop Them

  • Michael Rocque

Podcast

Publications

Mass Murder in the United States: A History (McFarland & Co., 2007).

Presents the most exhaustive research on mass murder to date.

"Evaluating Restorative Justice Circles of Support and Accountability" (with Miriam Northcutt Bohmert and Natalie Kroovand Hipple). International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology (2016).

Describes the expressive and instrumental social support required and received, and its relationship to key outcomes, by sex offenders who participate in Circles of Support and Accountability, a restorative justice reentry program in Minnesota.

The Angola Prison Seminary: Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity Transformation, Desistance and Rehabilitation (with Michael Hallet, Joshua Hayes, Byron Johnson, and Sung Joon Jang) (Routledge, 2016).

Explores the impact of faith-based ministry among prisoners at Louisiana's Angola Prison.

In the News

Guest to discuss mass murder rates on Here & Now with Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson, WBUR, Grant Duwe, September 23, 2013.
"The Truth about Mass Public Shootings," Grant Duwe, Reason.com, October 28, 2014.
Grant Duwe quoted on the difference between mass shootings and mass public shootings in Laura J. Nelson, "The Worst Mass Shooting? A Look Back at Massacres in U.S. History" Los Angeles Times, June 14, 2016.
Grant Duwe's research on history of public mass shootings discussed in W. Gardner Selby. Grant Duwe, "Steve Adler Wrong That First U.S. 'Mass Shooting' Occurred in Austin," Politifact, June 23, 2016.
Grant Duwe quoted on mass killings and guns in Bonnie Berkowitz, Lazaro Gamio, Denise Lu, Kevin Uhrmacher, and Todd Lindeman, "The Math of Mass Shootings" The Washington Post, June 6, 2017.
Grant Duwe quoted on American gun culture in Ryan Poll, "American Gun Culture and the Political Aesthetic of Keith Maitland's "Tower"" PopMatters, May 4, 2017.