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Symposium on Gender Violence and Campus Safety Issues

4 p.m. - 6 p.m. March 18, 2015

The VCU Wilder School and its Center for Public Policy will host “A Symposium on Gender Violence and Campus Safety Issueson Wednesday, March 18.

The panel will feature four nationally known experts on campus sexual violence and will offer a review of gender violence and campus safety policy issues. The event is ideal for advocates, law enforcement, health professionals, university administrators, students and faculty. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions of each presenter. Participation is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Featured presenters and discussion topics include:

“Sexual assault on campuses: Policy and practice challenges to serving the needs of survivors”
Sarah Jane Brubaker, Ph.D. , Associate Professor of Public Policy and Sociology, Virginia Commonwealth University

“Patriarchal male peer support and woman abuse on college campus”
Walter DeKeseredy, Ph.D., Anna Deane Carlson Endowed Chair of Social Sciences, Director of the Research Center on Violence, West Virginia University

“The nature, extent, and prevention of sex crime on campus: Challenges to holding offenders accountable”
Christina Mancini, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Virginia Commonwealth University

“Assessing safety on campus: Moving beyond simple compliance"
Claire Renzetti, Ph.D., Judi Conway Patton Endowed Chair for Studies of Violence Against Women, University of Kentucky

Get more information. 


University Student Commons, Commons Theatre, 907 Floyd Ave.


Tiffany Murray
(804) 827-1253