Jonathan M. Metzl

Media Appearances

Dr. Metzl's commentary spans outlets and shows, including MSNBC, FOX, Christian ministry television, Morning Joe, C-SPAN, CNN, AM Joy, PBS's Amanpour & Co, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher. He is a weekly guest on the Danielle Moodie podcast and a regular co-host of Indesputable on the TYT Network. His opinion essays appear in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Politico, Boston Reviews, and other publications.

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Featured Media Appearances

In the Media

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U.S. surgeon general declares firearm violence a public health crisis

The Washington Post

Jun 26, 2024
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What Could American-Style Gun Culture Do to Israel?
May 6, 2024
democracy-ish: What Have We Become?


May 2, 2024
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The legacy of the Columbine shooting 25 years later

MSNBC: The Saturday Show with Jonathan Capehart

Apr 20, 2024
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C-SPAN BOOK TV: Harvard Book Store with Dr. Jonathan Metzl


Feb 12, 2024
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What We've Become with Jonathan M. Metzl

Where is My Mind?

Mar 25, 2024
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Riding the Subway with Guns

The Trace

Mar 22, 2024
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Expert: "There's something about being a gun owner that makes many people turn into Republicans"


Mar 18, 2024
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Jonathan Metzl joins Tavis Smiley

The Tavis Smiley Podcast

Mar 11, 2024
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Mass Shootings Push Americans Into Different Corners with Different Notion of Morality

MSNBC • The Saturday/Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart

Feb 17, 2024
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9 New Books We Recommend This Week

The New York Times

Feb 15, 2024
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Enacting gun control requires more than just public health policy

The Boston Globe

Feb 12, 2024
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'People in Power in Israel Are Arming Their Supporters. The Political Implications Are Profound'


Feb 9, 2024
‘What We’ve Become’: Vanderbilt professor Jonathan Metzl publishes new book on America’s gun crisis

The Vanderbilt Hustler

Feb 8, 2024
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Don’t bring a moral argument to a gunfight, Jonathan Metzl tells liberals in new book

Los Angeles Times

Feb 2, 2024
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Opinion: 5 Ways Democrats Can Win The War On Guns In The 2024 Election

Huffpost • By Jonathan M. Metzl

Jan 30, 2024
The Best Book Ever Written About Gun Violence.


Jan 31, 2024
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Psychiatrist advocates for reforming U.S. approach to gun safety

PBS News Hour

Jan 29, 2024
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Trepidation Is Big Business

Chapter 16

Jan 23, 2024
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Starred Review of What We've Become: Living and Dying in a Country of Arms

Kirkus Reviews

Dec 6, 2023
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How Race Bends Science

The American Prospect

Dec 6, 2023
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Under the Gun: Nashvillians Learn to Live in an Armed Society

Nashville Scene

Nov 2, 2023
What We’re Doing Isn’t Working

Woke AF Daily

Oct 29, 2023
What steps can be taken to end gun violence in America?


Apr 10, 2023
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Here We Are Again: The Covenant School Shooting

The Takeaway

Sep 29, 2023
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Upwards of 70 percent of gun owners now say they own guns to protect themselves from other people

MSNBC: Chris Jansing Reports

Mar 28, 2023
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Episode 6: The Role of Public Health and its Model in Counterterrorism


Mar 27, 2023
Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”

Booked Up with Jen Taub

Feb 26, 2023
More Guns, More Shootings

Woke AF Daily

Dec 1, 2022
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Racial resentment hurts White people too, physician tells colleagues


Nov 12, 2022
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Republican NY gubernatorial nominee Lee Zeldin's gun policies could make for a less safe New York

The Saturday/Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart

Nov 6, 2022
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Two doctors say stop blaming mental health for mass shootings


Nov 2, 2022
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New York City Could Be About to Become Much More Dangerous

The New York Times

Mar 11, 2019


  • Guns in America
  • Dying of Whiteness
  • Structural Competency
  • Race, Gender, and Social Justice in Healthcare
  • Medical Education
  • Mental Illness/Mental Health
  • Healthcare Politics
  • Democratic strategy in Red State America