Announcements

Center Director Walter Dekeseredy's thoughts on recent tragedy

Center Director Dr. Walter DeKeseredy's thoughts on a horrific farm crime are featured in today's Globe and Mail (one of Canada's two national newspapers). Here is the link to the story about this atrocity:
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-the-investigation-of-a-young-girls-death-in-nova-scotia-points-to/

Summer 2022 issue of the DCSSJ Newsletter!

We are thrilled to share the Summer 2022 issue of the DCSSJ Newsletter! We are immensely grateful to our contributors for their time and continued support:

TraumaMAMAs Mobile App

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Clothesline Project 2022

On April 11th, the WVU Research Center on Violence partnered with WVU Peer Advocates, WVU Believe Them, and RDVIC to proudly bring the Clothesline Project to the WVU Rec Center. This annual events brings awareness and resources to those impacted by sexual harm and gender-based violence. Pictures and videos of this year's display are available here. We were also interviewed by the Daily Athenaeum, the WVU's independent student newspaper. You can read our feature here

We will be holding a second display of the Clothesline Project at the WVU Downtown Library on April 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We hope to see you there!

Book Launch: Coercive Control by Charlotte Barlow and Sandra Walklate

Please join WVU Research Center on Violence Dr. Walter DeKeseredy next Tuesday (Wed. in Australia) to help launch Charlotte Bunch and our Research Associate Sandra Walklate's new book Coercive Control. The event is free, and you can register at this link. The panel will feature some of the world's leading experts in the field.

Preventing Sexual Assault in College: Student Support & Safety Advice

Nearly 20% of women and over 5% of men experience sexual assault during college. And with more students coming back to campus after learning remotely during the height of the pandemic, it's critical for them to be mindful of potential dangers like this. 

Rural Criminology's Researchers Snapshot Series

WVU Research Center on Violence Dr. Walter DeKeseredy made a video contribution to the University of New England's Research Centre on Rural Criminology's Researchers Snapshot Series.

The time has come to end woman abuse in rural communities

Enough is enough. The time has come to end woman abuse in rural communities. 

Dr. DeKeseredy Featured on Minnesota Public Radio

Dr. Walter DeKeseredy was featured on Minnesota Public Radio. He talked about violent crime in rural place. For more information, go to this link:
https://www.mprnews.org/episode/2021/08/25/davis-violent-crime-has-risen-in-cities-across-the-nation-what-about-rural-areas