Jared Del Rosso is an associate professor at the University of Denver. During his time at DU, Del Rosso has researched the politics of torture in the U.S. His scholarly articles and first book, "Talking About Torture" (Columbia University Press, 2015), reveal the forms of denial and acknowledgment used in debates about waterboarding, force feeding, and other forms of torture employed during the war on terror. A new book on the sociology of denial, "Denial: How We Hide, Ignore, and Explain Away Problems," was published by NYU Press in July 2022.
The U.S. House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection intends to hold another public hearing, likely the last before it releases its official report. The hearing had been scheduled for Sept. 28, 2022 but was postponed because of Hurricane Ian. Through earlier hearings this past summer, the committee has shown how former President […]