Sexual violence on college campuses is a very complicated issue. However, it is one that affects student success in school greatly. As a professor, you can be a voice of support both for those working to prevent sexual violence and for those who have survived it, either before coming to campus or since.
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2010 State of Higher Education for LGBT People
The most comprehensive national research of its kind to date. The report documents experiences of over 5000 LGBTQQ students, faculty, and staff at US colleges. http://www.campuspride.org/research/
2011 College Dating Violence and Abuse Poll
This survey with 508 college students including 330 women and 178 men reveals that a significant number of college women (43%) are victims of dating violence.
Minnesota College Student Health Survey
The College Student Health Survey was designed by Boynton Health Service to give postsecondary institutions a comprehensive look at the health of their students. Includes sexual and domestic violence data. http://www.bhs.umn.edu/surveys/index.htm
Sexual Assault on Campus: A Frustrating Search for Justice
The Center for Public Integrity spent 12 months lifting the curtain on how colleges and universities respond to reports of sexual assault. What they found raises many concerns.
The Campus Sexual Assault Study
2007. Examines the prevalence, nature, and reporting of various types of sexual assault experienced by university students to inform the development of targeted intervention strategies. https://www.ncjrs.gov/app/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=243011
Violence against Women: Classic Papers
Citing many of the classic, groundbreaking pieces that have shaped the field of violence against women, these reflections are empowering. http://www.mincava.umn.edu/classics/
Films for a Feminist Classroom
FFC, hosted by the Rutgers University, is an online, open-access journal, publishes film reviews that provide a critical assessment of the value of films as pedagogical tools in the feminist classroom. http://www.signs.rutgers.edu/ffc_home.html
Transforming a Rape Culture
A groundbreaking collection of diverse voices tackling a wide range of important issues, this book is a much-needed step toward eliminating the sources of rape and rape culture. http://milkweed.org/shop/product/156/transforming-a-rape-culture/
PreventConnect welcomes you to this set of free courses and trainings, designed to grow and support a national community of practice for the prevention of sexual and domestic violence. http://learn.preventconnect.org/
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