Guest Opportunity: Clayton Cramer, Historian and Author of ‘My Brother Ron: A Personal and Social History of the Deinstitutionalization of the Mentally Ill’
TOPIC-Mental Health on College Campuses The recent Aurora shooting brought college and university level mental health providers into the spotlight. A recent study showed that over half of the students who seek help from clinics on college campuses have serious mental illnesses. The trend is party because stereotypes have been lifted and partly due to the advances in psychiatric medications.
Meet Clayton Cramer Received his Masters in History from Sonoma State University Adjunct Lecturer in History at College of Western Idaho Software Engineer Extensive Bibliography of Published Books, including: ‘Black Demographic Data, 1790-1860: A Sourcebook’, ‘By the Dim and Flaring Lamps: The Civil War Diaries of Samuel McIlvaine’, ‘Armed America: The Remarkable Story of How and Why Guns Became as American as Apple Pie’, ‘Concealed Weapon Laws of the Early Republic: Dueling, Southern Violence, and Moral Reform’, ‘For the Defense of Themselves and the State: The Original Intent and Judicial Interpretation of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms’ , and ‘Firing Back: A Clear, Simple Guide to Defending Your Constitutional Right to Bear Arms’ His work helped to help to prove that the book ‘Arming America’ by Michael Bellesiles was based on fraudulent research His work has been cited in decisions by the US Supreme Court, numerous state Supreme Courts and US Appellate Courts
Date Recorded: 10/3/2012
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