(Satellite Location: East Erie) Shadow Pandemic: Examining Erie's Domestic Violence During Covid-19

February 9th,2023 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Professor/Instructor/Speaker: Christopher  Magno, Ph.D.

Shadow Pandemic: Examining Erie's Domestic Violence During Covid-19


The presentation discusses the trends and nature of domestic violence in Erie during the pandemic. Using five years (2017-2021) of domestic violence data of Erie Police Department, the paper examines the spatial distribution of domestic violence during COVID's pre-lockdown, lockdown, and post-lockdown periods.


Location: Erie Center for Arts & Technology (ECAT)—650 East Ave. Suite 120, Erie, PA 16503.

Date/Time: Thursday, February 9 @ 7 p.m.

Admission: FREE

Parking: lot at 7th street entrance, 7th street street parking

Christopher  Magno, Ph.D.

Christopher Magno, Ph.D., has been teaching criminal justice at Gannon
University since 2013. He holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Department of Criminal
Justice, Indiana University, Bloomington. His research focuses on Urban Crime,
Urban Issues and Geographic Information System. For his innovative teaching and
engagement in the Globalization Speaker Series and Community-based Mapping
Exhibit he received Gannon’s Faculty Award for Excellence in Service-Learning and the
Cooney-Jackman Endowed Professorship (2013-2016). Students in his class explore
theories and realities of crime and justice. Magno developed crime web exercise over
several years of teaching criminal justice and orchestrates senior student projects for
the Community-based Mapping Exhibit.