CANCELED: Improving Community Responses to Sexual Violence
March 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Professor, Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Drexel University
Rose Corrigan will provide an overview of sexual violence, the responses to it by police, prosecutors, and medical staff, and why those responses are problematic. She will discuss how communities have tried to improve these responses, and the continuing challenges facing organizations that serve victims of sexual assault.
Prof. Corrigan has a long history working and volunteering with organizations such as Women Organized Against Rape, the Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County, the Women’s Medical Fund, and the National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women. She holds a Ph.D. in political science and is an associate professor of politics and law at Drexel University, where she directs the Center for Law, Policy, & Social Action at the Thomas R. Kline School of Law.