Chad Kautzer on Gun Culture

In a recent interview that was featured on the Inside Lehigh home page, Associate Professor Chad Kautzer discusses North American gun culture, its connection with fundamental values such as security, freedom, and rights, and with racial and gender social identities, as well as guns on campus, the recent expansion of gun rights, the politicization of gun culture, and prospects for prodiuctive engagement with gun-related issues. Professor Kautzer's current book project, Good Guys with Guns: Whiteness, Masculinity, and the New Politics of Sovereignty, analyzes aspects of American gun culture related to race, gender and the law.