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Gordana Rabrenovic

director, Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict, Northeastern U

Gordana Rabrenovic, Ph. D is an associate professor of sociology and the director of the Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict at Northeastern University. Her substantive specialties are in the area of community studies, urban education, and intergroup conflict and violence. Her publications include books such as Community Builders: A Tale of Neighborhood Mobilization in Two Cities (1996), Community Politics and Policy (1999), and Why We Hate (2004) as well as edited volumes of the American Behavioral Scientist special issue on Hate Crimes and Ethnic Conflict (2001) and Responding to Hate Violence: New Challenges and Solutions (2007). Her current work focuses on violence against immigrants in United States and Europe and on developing solutions to problems of hostility and violence arising from inter-group differences and social inequality.