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Sexual Violence Research 15 Years After VAWA

Karen J. Bachar, Social Science Analyst, Violence and Victimization Research Division, Office of Research and Evaluation, National Institute of Justice, Washington D.C.; Rebecca Campbell, Professor of Community Psychology and Program Evaluation, Michigan State University, East Lansing; Bonnie S. Fisher, Professor, Division of Criminal Justice and Research Fellow, Center for Criminal Justice Research, University of Cincinnati; Delilah Rumburg, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, Enola

Panelists will summarize the progress and results of sexual violence research since the passage of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. The panel will also examine how research has contributed to policy, assess current knowledge gaps and discuss research needs.

Date Published: June 1, 2010