Faculty Expert Profile

Daniel Webster

  • Bloomberg Professor of American Health
  • Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy
  • Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence

Affiliations

  • Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research
  • Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence
  • Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research

Languages spoken

  • English

Daniel Webster, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research and co-director of the Johns Hopkins Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence, is one of the nation’s leading experts on firearm policy and the prevention of gun violence.

He has studied the effects of a variety of violence prevention interventions including firearm and alcohol policies, policing strategies, street outreach and conflict mediation, and school-based curricula. He has published numerous articles on firearm policy, the prevention of gun violence, intimate partner violence, and youth violence prevention.

He leads the Johns Hopkins-Baltimore Collaborative for Violence Reduction and holds a joint appointment as Professor in the School of Education's Division of Public Safety Leadership at Johns Hopkins. He is co-editor and contributor to Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis (JHU Press, 2013).

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