Interdisciplinary Research Conference 2016

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Moral Injury and Military Veterans:Research

What Do We Need to Know, and Why?

When: Saturday, April 9, from 11am to 2 pm.

Where: Reilley Room, Le Moyne College (free parking available)

The event was held at Le Moyne College, in order to honor and build on the partnership between SU and Le Moyne in addressing moral injury thus far. Parking was nearby and free for all.

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This colloquium brought together scholars, military veterans, students, and other interested members of the Syracuse community to brainstorm questions and ideas about Moral Injury and military veterans, helping to set research directions for the future.  This event was presented by The Moral Injury Project, and funded by the Sanzone Center for Catholic Studies and Theological Reflection at Le Moyne College.  Refreshments were provided for all participants.

Invited speakers: 

  • Michael Venditte, an Army veteran who served in Iraq and a graduate student at Le Moyne College, will be opening the event.
  • Pamela Johnson, Moderator, PhD, LCSW, School of Social Work, Syracuse University
  • Frederick Glennon, PhD, Chair, Religious Studies, and Vietnam veteran, Le Moyne College
  • Donald Kirby, S.J., PhD, Professor of Christian Ethics, Religious Studies, Le Moyne College
  • Leonard Newman, PhD, MA, Department of Psychology, Syracuse University
  • Delia Popescu, PhD, Chair, Political Science, and Director, Peace & Global Studies Program, Le Moyne College
  • Robert Rubinstein, PhD, M.S., Department of Anthropology/The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University