In the second part of a two-part episode, I continue my conversation with Dr. Jennifer S. Hirsch and Dr. Shamus Khan, authors of the book Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study on Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus. On this episode, we discuss how the book has been received, as well as the implications of the book and the Sexual Health Initiative to Foster Transformation (SHIFT) study for sexual violence prevention work.
In the first part of a two-part episode, I speak with Dr. Jennifer S. Hirsch and Dr. Shamus Khan, authors of the book Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study on Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus. Sexual Citizens was named one of National Public Radio’s Best Books of 2020. In this episode, we discuss the principles of the book and its key concepts: sexual projects, sexual citizenship, and sexual geographies.
In this episode, I continue my conversation with Dr. Elizabeth Anderson, Dr. Elise Lopez, and Dr. Mary Koss. We talk about the impact of sexual violence on women and how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the dynamic of sexual violence on campus.
A podcast interview I conducted with Dr. Elizabeth Anderson, a research scientist at the International Center for Research on Women with the Global Health, Youth, and Development team; Dr. Elise Lopez, the Director of the University of Arizona consortium on gender-based violence; and Dr. Mary Koss,a Regent’s Professor at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona. Dr. Koss conducted the first national study of sexual assault among college students in the United States, which was the basis of the book I Never Called It Rape that was re-released in 2019. Dr. Koss gives an overview of sexual violence and alcohol consumption, and she and Dr. Anderson talk about some of the ways prevention efforts can impact young men.
Safe & the City included me in their Friday Chat interview series. In this interview I talk about my career and various things I have learned about measuring sexual violence.
Janine Zweig of the Urban Institute and Chad Sniffen of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center share how they worked with Uber Technologies to better understand sexual misconduct in the ridesharing industry. Janine and Chad share the process to define sexual assault, harassment, and other misconduct and then set up a system to track complaints. This new taxonomy and data collection will provide a more complete understanding of the problem of sexual misconduct, providing direction for prevention and response.Continue reading “Tell Us About It Episode 32: Measuring the Problem of Sexual Misconduct in Ridesharing”