Jaclyn Schildkraut

Assistant Professor of Public Justice
State University of New York at Oswego

Newspaper Stories

The following links will direct you to local and national news stories that have featured Jaclyn's research. To read a story in full, click on the newspaper icon to the left of the story information (the link will open in a new window, so be sure your pop-up blocker is disabled).

For press inquiries, please contact Jaclyn at (561) 609-8035.

NOTE: Articles with an asterisk (*) indicates that no direct interview was provided. Information was reprinted by source from an interview in an alternate publication.

The Blaze: There has been an uptick in 'active shooter' incidents. Experts know exactly what to blame.*
(May 20, 2018)

CNYCentral.com: Experts weigh in on security and safety after the school shooting in Texas
(May 19, 2018)

Daily Beast: What female mass shooters reveal about male ones
(May 19, 2018)

Politifact: The facts on mass shootings, guns in the United States*
(May 18, 2018)

Elite Daily: Trump's response to the Santa Fe High School shooting was pretty nonchalant*
(May 18, 2018)

LocalSYR.com: Mass shooting expert: 'I think we're missing the bigger picture'
(May 18, 2018)

The Overtake: The other gender gap*
(May 9, 2018)

Buzzfeed News: 2017 had more active shootings than previous years. Here's what researchers say is going on.
(May 4, 2018)

CNYCentral.com: Town hall: Safe at school
(May 1, 2018)

CNYCentral.com: Town hall: Let's talk about school safety
(May 1, 2018)

The Buffalo News: The briefing: Some perspectives amid the carnage
(April 25, 2018)

TheCheatSheet.com: NRA: 15 revealing quotes on gun control*
(April 22, 2018)

NewYorkUpstate.com: 'Never forget': Binghamton marks 9th anniversary of American Civic Association shooting
(April 10, 2018)

BestInAustralia.com: YouTube HQ shooting leaves 3 people in hospital*
(April 8, 2018)

The Eagle: YouTube shooter wasn't a scorned lover, but many thought so
(April 7, 2018)

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Why did the media assume YouTube shooter was a spurned lover?
(April 7, 2018)

The Mercury News: YouTube shooter wasn't a scorned lover - so why did so many jump to that conclusion?
(April 7, 2018)

Calgary Herald: Why it's extremely rare for women to perpetrate mass shootings in the U.S.
(April 6, 2018)

The National Post (Canada) : Why it's extremely rare for women to perpetrate mass shootings in the U.S.
(April 6, 2018)

The Lily (Published by the Washington Post): The YouTube attack was uncommon in one key way: The shooter was a woman. Here's why that's rare.
(April 4, 2018)

Russia Today (RT): 'US gun violence so common YouTube HQ incident doesn't even qualify as mass shooting'
(April 4, 2018)

CBS News*: YouTube shooting: Nasim Aghdam shoots 3 before killing herself at San Bruno HQ
(April 4, 2018)

CBS News Crimesider: Female suspect in mass shootings "very uncommon," researcher says
(April 4, 2018)

WFMY News*: YouTube headquarters shooting: Woman suspect found dead
(April 3, 2018)

The Oswegonian: OzSpeaks speaker series tackles issues of gun control
(March 29, 2018)

Syracuse Post-Standard / Syracuse.com: For SUNY Oswego mass shootings expert, the goal is to keep victims from becoming a number
(March 23, 2018)

Public Radio International (PRI)*: Beset by school violence, US and Nigeria consider each other's experience
(March 16, 2018)

Tampa Bay Times / PolitiFact: Do 1 percent of gun sellers supply more than half of all the guns used in crimes?
(March 16, 2018)

North Carolina Public Radio: Beset by school violence, US and Nigeria consider each other's experiences*
(March 16, 2018)

Politifact: Ted Cruz (in a song) says Beto O'Rourke wants open borders and to 'take our guns'
(March 15, 2018)

WRVO Public Media: At task force meeting, teachers suggest practical ways to improve school safety
(March 12, 2018)

Canyon Democrats: Voices: Jaclyn Schildkraut
(March 12, 2018)

Politifact: An unanswered question in the Florida gun debate: What to do with existing guns?
(March 8, 2018)

Atlanta Journal-Constitution*: Politifact: Nebulous link between assault weapons, shootings
(March 2, 2018)

The Scarlet (Clark University)*: University police on how to respond to an active shooter event
(March 2, 2018)

KUT / Texas Standard: Give shooters less publicity, tell stories of prevented tragedies, experts say
(February 26, 2018)

Politifact: Did mass shootings increase 200 percent since assault weapons ban expired?
(February 23, 2018)

Politifact: 14 school shootings since 2010 in Florida? Not really
(February 23, 2018)

Vox: NRA head Wayne LaPierre blames socialism for gun control push since Parkland
(February 22, 2018)

Vox: The media should stop making school shooters famous
(February 22, 2018)

The Globe and Mail (Canada): In the echoes of Florida shooting, gun-control advocates raise their voices
(February 15, 2018)

CNYCentral.com: Florida native reacts to school shooting
(February 15, 2018)

LocalSYR.com: Florida high school shooting 'close to home' for SUNY Oswego professor
(February 15, 2018)

Politifact*: What we know about mass shootings*
(February 14, 2018)

WWMT.com: Lockdown lowdown: Are school safety measures merely an illusion of safety?
(January 31, 2018)

Watertown Daily Times: NNY church 'not a gun-free zone'
(January 21, 2018)

Las Vegas Review-Journal: Las Vegas police say violent crime decreased in 2017
(January 18, 2018)

Las Vegas Review-Journal: Las Vegas sees deadliest year, breaks record for homicides
(January 7, 2018)

CNYCentral.com: CNY woman collecting cards for Las Vegas shooting victims
(December 12, 2017)

LocalSYR.com: Holiday cards from CNY to Las Vegas: Children who lost parents in mass shooting
(December 11, 2017)

The Palladium-Times: ‘Avalanche of support’ helps SUNY Oswego faculty member collect cards for children of Las Vegas shooting victims
(December 11, 2017)

The Crimson White: UA professor studies mass shootings in America
(December 5, 2017)

Atlanta Journal-Constitution*: Questions, answers on American mass shootings
(November 22, 2017)

Politifact*: The facts of mass shootings in the United States
(November 8, 2017)

Independent (Ireland)*: Country where mass shootings are now an everyday occurrence
(November 7, 2017)

HK01.com (Hong Kong/Taiwan/China): National Rifle Association control policy [Translated with Google Translate]
(October 6, 2017)

HK01.com (Hong Kong/Taiwan/China): Casino tragedy... [Translated with Google Translate]
(October 13, 2017)

KTUU.com*: What is a 'bump stock?' And would a ban really make any difference?
(October 6, 2017)

The Economist*: The Las Vegas shooting has reinvigorated callsfor gun control
(October 5, 2017)

The Telegraph (UK)*: One mass shooting every day: Seven facts about gun violence in America
(October 5, 2017)

The Spectrum*: The Las Vegas shooting, gun control and American violence
(October 5, 2017)

The Washington Post: Mass shootings: How U.S. gun culture compares with the rest of the world
(October 4, 2017)

AL.com: Dear media, stop using mass murderers' pictures and names
(October 4, 2017)

The Wall Street Journal: Five things to know about mass shootings in the U.S. (updated from 2015)
(October 3, 2017)

LocalSYR.com: SUNY Oswego professor discusses congressional baseball shooting aftermath
(June 14, 2017)

CNYCentral.com: CNY community remembers victims of Pulse Nightclub shooting
(June 12, 2017)

LocalSYR.com: 49 lives lost in Orlando nightclub massacre remembered in Syracuse
(June 12, 2017)

Politifact: Fact-checking Swedish response to Donald Trump campaign cry
(February 22, 2017)

Business Insider* : Chicago violence gets everyone's attention, but it is not America's murder capital
(January 18, 2017)

The Trace*: Chicago still isn't the murder capital of America
(January 18, 2017)

Politifact: Congress blocked Obama's call for new gun laws after mass shootings
(January 6, 2017)

Politifact: Congress doesn't zero in on assault weapons ban bills
(December 8, 2016)

Politifact: Patrick Murphy wants to ban 'commonly owned semi-automatic firearms,' NRA says
(October 11, 2016)

Christian Science Monitor : National crime rates rise, but only in three cities
(September 19, 2016)

Vice: When it comes to media coverage of shootings, location matters
(September 10, 2016)

9 News (Denver): What if we never named the shooters?
(August 5, 2016)

Vice: Is America becoming numb to mass shootings?
(July 29, 2016)

Syracuse Post-Standard / Syracuse.com: Mass shootings can be prevented - if someone who knows tells (Commentary)
(June 16, 2016)

Bradenton Herald: Orlando shooter's AR-15: Accurate, lightweight and there are millions
(June 14, 2016)

The Miami Herald*: Orlando shooter's AR-15: Accurate, lightweight and there are millions
(June 13, 2016)

Vice: The mass shootings America forgets about
(June 10, 2016)

Vice: Mass shootings killed more people in the US last week than in all of Europe in 2016
(April 29, 2016)

Vice: There were ten mass shootings in America this week
(April 22, 2016)

Oswego County Today: Oswego professor co-authors book exploring myths, realities of mass shootings
(March 23, 2016)

Oswego News: Professor co-authors book exploring myths, realities of mass shootings
(March 23, 2016)

The Daily Orange: Experts discuss concealed carry laws, gun rights on college campuses
(February 28, 2016)

Christian Science Monitor*: How gun control looks from an Arizona gun show
(February 6, 2016)

Christian Science Monitor*: Canada mass school shooting: How often does this happen?
(January 23, 2016)

The Guardian*: Obama's gun control speech: Fact-checking the statistics
(January 5, 2016)

Arizona Daily Sun*: Gun violence vigil seeks detente
(December 11, 2015)

Syracuse Post-Standard / Syracuse.com*: Fact Checker: Obama's inconsistent claim on 'frequency' of mass shootings
(December 4, 2015)

The Washington Post: Obama's inconsistent claim on the 'frequency' of mass shootings in the U.S. compared to other countries
(December 3, 2015)

Fox News*: The facts shoot holes in Obama's claim that US is only host to mass killings
(December 3, 2015)

Reading Eagle*: Obama's inconsistent claim on the 'frequency' of mass shootings in the U.S. compared to other countries
(December 3, 2015)

The Washington Post*: Fact check: Obama claim that 'I say this every time we've got one of these mass shootings; this just doesn't happen in other countries'
(December 1, 2015)

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review*: Heyl: Open borders invite foreigners to steal thunder of our mass murderers*
(November 19, 2015)

The Union: George Boardman: Why gun control laws Congress has passed are largely useless*
(October 20, 2015)

The Oswegonian: Nation-wide school shootings spark Oswego State administration response
(October 16, 2015)

Syracuse Post-Standard / Syracuse.com: After Oregon, focus on preventing mass shootings (Commentary)
(October 8, 2015)

Politifact: Wasserman Schultz claims 294 mass shootings in 2015 alone
(October 8, 2015)

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. Leads World In Mass Shootings
(October 3, 2015)

WORLD Magazine: Are Mass Shootings Really Becoming Routine?
(October 3, 2015)

The Wall Street Journal: 5 Things About Mass Shootings in the U.S.
(October 2, 2015)

CNYCentral.com: Mother of Sandy Hook shooting victim speaks out on school safety
(September 17, 2015)

Politifact*: Are their more gun deaths in the U.S. than anywhere else in the world?
(August 13, 2015)

The Economist: A counsel of despair: The Charleston massacre will not produce new controls on firearms
(June 27, 2015)

Politifact: Barack Obama tweets that U.S. gun-homicide rate is much higher than in France, Israel, Japan
(June 22, 2015)

Politifact: Is Barack Obama correct that mass killings don't happen in other countries?
(June 22, 2015)

National Public Radio (NPR): Washington Case Revives Debate About 'Contagious' Mass Shootings
(October 27, 2014)

Popular Science: How Many Gun Bills Pass After Mass Shootings?
(September 18, 2013)

Politifact: Today, about 40 percent of guns are purchased without a background check
(January 24, 2013)

Texas State University College of Applied Arts Newsletter: Graduate Student Spotlight
(Fall 2012)

Politifact: "There's a loophole where you can sell guns without a background check … 40 percent of guns are sold that way" at gun shows and over the Internet
(July 25, 2012)

Politifact: "When we look at the number of murders in the United States (in) 2009, we had 9,500 people murdered. When we look around the world, we see ... large countries, the U.K., Germany, Japan had 200 or less killed in a year."
(January 13, 2011)

Politifact: "Saturday's shootings reflect a disturbing trend. Mass shootings have become commonplace since the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007. There have been dozens of incidents where three or more people have been fatally wounded. Hundreds have died."
(January 11, 2011)
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