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February 8, 2018
In this panel-style webinar, five experts with a wide array of experiences share their insights and work on campus sexual assault in the current political climate, including legislative changes at the federal level, current research on prevention and response, key issues for practitioners, and opportunities and challenges for activism around these issues.
Wagatwe Wanjuki, BA is a writer, activist, speaker, and social media campaigner at Daily Kos who first got her start blogging and organizing for social change as a co-organizer of the movement at Tufts University for an improved sexual assault policy. As a survivor-turned-activist, she uses her experience to help the most disempowered to use the power of new media to raise the voices of the most marginalized.
LaWanda Swan, MA is the Director of the Respect Program at Emory University and has worked at both Vanderbilt and Mississippi State universities within the scope of violence prevention, advocacy, and bystander intervention education. She takes particular interest in grant writing, policy review, and has experience developing free-standing centers dedicated to campus violence prevention. She is a founder and leadership council member of the Campus Advocates and Prevention Professionals Association (CAPPA)
Victoria Banyard, PhD is a professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of New Hampshire with an affiliation with the Justice Studies Program. She is a research and evaluation consultant for Prevention Innovations Research Center and received her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan.
Kathryn Holland, PhD received her Ph.D. in Psychology and Women’s Studies from the University of Michigan. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Women’s & Gender Studies Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
This panel will be moderated by McKenzie Javorka, BA, a doctoral student in the Ecological-Community Psychology program at Michigan State University studying system responses to sexual violence with a focus on campus sexual assault.
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