Christopher J. Marier

Christopher J. Marier is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the department of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University. He earned his Ph.D. in Criminology from the University of South Florida. His teaching and research focus primarily on race, policing, and theories of social control. He is a recipient of the University of South Florida Graduate Fellowship Award, the ACJS International Section Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award, and the Appalachian State University Undergraduate Research Council Grant. His research has been published in leading journals, including Justice Quarterly, Criminology and Public Policy, and Homicide Studies.

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Widespread, bipartisan aversion exists to neighbors owning AR-15s or storing guns insecurely | PNAS

Cool experiment. Even gun owners and Republicans are much less likely to want to be neighbors with someone with an AR-15. While there seems to be little movement in congress for an assault weapons ban, recall that it has been done before. Full story: Widespread, bipartisan aversion exists to neighbors owning AR-15s or storing guns …