Courses Details

HBEHED677: Health Impacts Of Law Enforcement In The U.S.

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Lopez, William (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: none
  • Advisory Prerequisites: none
  • Undergraduates are allowed to enroll in this course.
  • Description: This course draws on social-ecological model to consider the health impacts of law enforcement on individuals, families and communities and how state violence is shaped by anti-Black, -Latino, and -Arab racism. Data, books, and media will catalyze discussion and analysis of how law enforcement impacts communities throughout the U.S.
  • Learning Objectives: By the end of this course, students will have been exposed to the following Foundational Learning Objectives: -Objective4: List major causes and trends of morbidity and mortality in the US or other community relevant to the school or program -Objective10: Explain the social, political, and economic determinants of health and how they contribute to population health and health inequities