Interview With Author Michael Sierra-Arévalo
Saturday, Apr 13 2024, 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT. copy to my calendar, iCal export
Silver Lake Branch Library 2411 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039, United States (map)

Michael Sierra-Arévalo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Associate Director of the Liberal Arts Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin. His new book, The Danger Imperative: Violence, Death, and the Soul of Policing, shows how policing’s preoccupation with danger shapes police culture and violence in the United States.

Sierra-Arévalo's research is published in leading journals, including the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Criminology, Law & Society Review, and the Annual Review of Law and Social Science. His writing and research are widely featured in media, including The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Times Higher Education, Slate, GQ and NPR. From 2020 to 2023, he served on the City of Austin’s Public Safety Commission. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from Yale University and his B.A. in Sociology and Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin.

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