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Drs. O’Connor and Opsal, Sociology, present oil and gas research findings in London

CSU Professors Tara O’Connor Shelley and Tara Opsal oil and gas research presented at the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Green Criminology Conference in London.

CSU Sociology professor Dr. Tara O’Connor Shelley was among 74 scholars from around the world participating in the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Green Criminology Conference at London South Bank University on July 7 and 8th, 2014.  The purpose of the ESRC seminar and conference series was to explore aspects of environmental, ecological, and species justice to further define the field of Green Criminology and set it apart from mainstream Criminology.  Dr. Shelley gave a presentation “Environmental Victimization: Citizen Experiences with Oil and Gas Activity in Colorado” coauthored with CSU colleague Dr. Tara Opsal.