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Criminologist to address dating violence and campus community

kathryn branch

Criminologist Dr. Kathryn Branch will present "Dating Violence: Student Perceptions and Implications for the College Campus Community" at 7 p.m. March 13 in Hanson Hall, Room 304.

Dr. Branch is a professor and chair of the criminology and criminal justice department of the University of Tampa. She received her Ph.D. in criminology from the University of South Florida.

Her research examines ways in which dating violence and sexual violence affect college populations and campus communities. Her research is featured in Feminist Criminology, The Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Violence & Victims, and Violence Against Women.

She is especially interested in alternative methods for coping with trauma and is currently undergoing a 200-hour yoga teacher training with the intent to become certified in trauma-sensitive yoga

Her talk is sponsored by the Stanley Erikson Lectureship in Public Affairs and Political Science at Augustana.

Contact:

Kirby Stockwell, 309-794-7833

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