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Summit on Sexual Assault
July 13 – 17, 2014
Cost: $300 ($100 for students)
The $300 cost  of the conference covers the open portion of the Summit (Monday, July 14th and Tuesday, July 15th). 

Presenters - Tuesday Afternoon, July 15

2:00 – 3:00 PM PLENARY

Review of the First Report of the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault

Lynn Rosenthal

Lynn RosenthalLynn Rosenthal is the White House Advisor on Violence Against Women. From 2000 to 2006, Ms. Rosenthal was the Executive Director and President of the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV). She also served as executive director of a local domestic violence shelter in North Florida and has led state domestic violence coalitions in Florida and New Mexico. While serving in the White House, Lynn has coordinated efforts to reduce domestic violence homicides, address domestic violence in the workplace, raise awareness about the effects of violence on youth, and improve the nation’s response to sexual violence. Lynn is a senior advisor to Vice President Biden and serves on the White House Council on Women and Girls.

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Bea Hanson

Bea HansonBea Hanson is the Principal Deputy Director of the United States Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). In her role, Ms. Hanson serves as the liaison between the Department of Justice and federal, state, tribal, and international governments on matters involving violence against women. She is responsible for developing the Department’s legal and policy positions regarding the implementation of the Violence Against Women Act and overseeing an annual budget of nearly $400 million. She has served as OVW’s Principal Deputy Director since May 2011. Ms. Hanson previously served as Chief Program Officer for Safe Horizon, a crime victim service organization in New York City that serves 350,000 victims annually, where she directed a staff of 500 in 60 locations. She joined Safe Horizon (formerly Victim Services) in 1997 as the Director of Emergency Services and went on to oversee the agency’s domestic violence, homeless youth, and child abuse programs before being promoted to Chief Program Officer. Ms. Hanson earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Social Welfare degree from City University in New York, a Master of Social Work degree from Hunter College School of Social Work in New York, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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3:15 – 4:30 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS (conference registrants only)

G. Multiple Approaches to Bystander Intervention

Sharyn Potter and Jane Stapleton (UNH); Dorothy Edwards (Green Dot,etc.); Jackson Katz Moderator: Kathryn Lively (Dartmouth)

Bios of Sharyn Potter, Jane Stapleton (UNH), and Jackson Katz

Dr. Dorothy J. Edwards

Dorothy EdwardsDr. Dorothy J. Edwards, author of the Green Dot Violence Prevention Strategy, holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Texas Woman’s University. Prior to her current position, serving as the Executive Director of Green Dot, etc., a center dedicated to effective intervention and prevention of power-based personal violence, Dr. Edwards served for five years as the founding Director of the University of Kentucky Violence Intervention and Prevention Center. She has worked in both counseling and teaching capacities in higher education. With a specialty in primary prevention, she provides training and consultation in the areas of power-based personal violence, organizational capacity building, program implementation, strategic planning and community mobilization. Dr. Edwards is currently working with government entities, state coalitions, military, non-profits, community organizations, high schools and colleges from around the globe.

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Kathryn Lively

Kathryn LivelyKathryn Lively is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Sociology Department (affiliated with Women and Gender Studies) at Dartmouth College. Kathryn's research and teaching interests include social psychology, identity, and emotion. Kathryn currently teaches a class called Love, Dating, Intimacy and Romance, which deals primarily with interpersonal relations and campus life. Her scholarship has appeared in a number of academic journals, including American Journal of Sociology, Social Forces, Social Psychology Quarterly, Emotion Review, Work & Occupations, and Symbolic Interaction. She has authored one book, Symbols, Selves, and Social Reality: A Symbolic Interaction Approach to Social Psychology and Sociology and ten book chapters. Kathryn served on Dartmouth's Committee for Student Safety and Accountability, as well as the Committee on Standards and the Organizational Adjudication committee. Nationally, she has acted as the chair of the Emotions Section of the American Sociology Association and is currently acting council for the association's section of Social Psychology.

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H. Using the Social Norms Approach to Reduce Sexual Violence and Foster Bystander Intervention Alan Berkowitz

Alan David Berkowitz, Ph.D.

Alan David BerkowitzAlan David Berkowitz, Ph.D., is an independent consultant who helps colleges, universities, public health agencies, the military, and communities design programs that address health and social justice issues. Dr. Berkowitz frequently conducts workshops government departments and assault prevention coalitions on men’s responsibility for preventing rape, the use of media to prevent violence, bystander intervention theory and skills, and on effective prevention programs. He has pioneered the development of social norms media to prevent men’s violence and is the founding editor of The Report on Social Norms, and the author of a book on bystander theory, research and intervention skills. Alan has been  presenter and on the planning committee for the National Sexual Assault Prevention Conferences hosted by the Centers for Disease Control, is a founding member of the Board of Directors of End Violence Against Women International, and is a subject matter expert for the United States Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force on sexual assault prevention. Dr. Berkowitz received the Ph.D. in Psychology from Cornell University in 1981 and has received five awards from national organizations.

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I. Investigation Strategies, Part II Lisa Friel and Anne Munch

Lisa M. Friel

Lisa FrielLisa M. Friel joined T&M Protection Resources in October 2011 as Vice President of the Sexual Misconduct Consulting & Investigations division following a distinguished 28 year career as a Manhattan prosecutor. Hired by District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau in 1983, Ms. Friel specialized in sexual assault cases for the majority of her career at the District Attorney’s Office. She was the Chief of the Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit for nearly a decade and its Deputy Chief for 11 years. Since joining T&M, Ms. Friel and her staff have developed policies and procedures, provided training workshops and conducted sensitive investigations into issues of sexual misconduct (both sexual assault and sexual harassment), stalking, and domestic and dating violence for primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, athletic teams and leagues (collegiate and professional), non-profit organizations, corporations and private individuals. An instructor, educator, lecturer, mother of three college-age children and former Division 1 varsity player and coach, Ms. Friel has connected with diverse audiences ranging from seasoned detectives to school children, doctors to volunteer sexual assault advocates, administrators to faculty and staff, as well as athletes and athletic personnel at all levels. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in history from Dartmouth College, graduating cum laude and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law, graduating Order of the Coif (top 7% of the class).

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Anne Munch

Anne MunchAnne Munch is an attorney with 23 years of experience as a prosecutor and educator in the area of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking. She prosecuted cases in three different jurisdictions in Colorado for thirteen years and specialized in crimes of interpersonal violence. Ms. Munch also directed the Ending Violence Against Women project in Colorado and is currently the owner of Anne Munch Consulting, Inc. where she is a recognized subject matter expert whose work expands across the US, Asia and Europe. Ms. Munch regularly works with colleges and universities on the issue of sexual assault. She works extensively in the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Programs for the military where she co-developed the Bystander Intervention program for the US Air Force and the two-week Sexual Assault Special Victims Investigations course for Army CID. Ms. Munch regularly speaks at state, national and international conferences on topics related to violence against women. She is on the teaching faculty for the International Association of Chiefs of Police, is a visiting scholar at The Women’s College at the University of Denver, and is a part time municipal court judge in Lakewood, CO.
J. News from the front lines: Campus Direct Service Providers Commander Lyn Hammer (U.S. Naval Academy); Jacqueline Deitch Stackhouse (Princeton)

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Commander Lyn Y. Hammer

Lyn HammerCommander Lyn Y. Hammer graduated from the U. S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and a Minor in Russian language. In June 1999 she earned a Masters of Science Degree in Management from the University of Maryland University College. She is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Human Resource Certification Institute. Her professional military education includes the Defense Language Institute, where she graduated with proficiency in the Italian language; the Italian Joint War College, earning a dual Masters degree from this war college and from the University of Milan in International Military Strategic Studies, as well as Joint Military Professional Education Phase I. In June 2009 she graduated from Joint Forces Staff College, earning JPME Phase II from the Joint and Combined Warfighting School. Commander Hammer currently serves as the Manager for the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program at the U.S. Naval Academy.

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Jacqueline Deitch-Stackhouse

Jacqueline Deitch-StackhouseJacqueline Deitch-Stackhouse is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Masters in Social Service and Masters in Law and Social Policy from Bryn Mawr College. She is the Director for the Sexual Harassment/Assault Advising, Resources & Education (SHARE) office at Princeton University where she oversees the campus-wide prevention initiatives and intervention services for victims/survivors and co-survivors of interpersonal violence.

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K. Institutional Betrayal in Higher Ed: Assessing and Preventing Added Harm in Campus Sexual Violence Carly Smith (U. of Oregon)

Carly Smith, MA, MS

Carly SmithCarly Smith, MA, MS, is a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at the University of Oregon where she works under the supervision of Dr. Jennifer Freyd. She earned a master’s degree in experimental psychology from Wake Forest University. Her research has extended the theoretical base of Dr. Freyd’s interpersonal trauma framework (Betrayal Trauma Theory) to encompass institutions and provided the first empirical investigations of the form, impact, and mechanisms of Institutional Betrayal using the Institutional Betrayal Questionnaire. Her work has been featured in The Journal of Traumatic Stress and American Psychologist. In addition to her research, Smith teaches courses at the University of Oregon including the Psychology of Trauma, Research Methods, and Statistics. She is a member of the University of Oregon Coalition to End Sexual Violence and was nominated by the university senate to serve on the Task Force to End Sexual Violence and Support Survivors. Her clinical training is in empirically-supported cognitive behavioral treatments and she works with both university students and community members who have experienced traumatic events. Smith also serves as the editorial assistant for the Journal of Trauma & Dissociation and co-edited a special issue on Systemic Trauma.


Provost Carolyn Dever

Carolyn DeverCarolyn Dever took office as provost of Dartmouth College on July 1, 2014. Previously, she served as the dean of the College of Arts and Science at Vanderbilt University beginning in 2008. Before joining the Vanderbilt community in 1999, she was a tenured member of the faculty at New York University. A scholar of gender studies and 19th-century British literature and culture, she brings more than a decade of leadership experience in higher education administration, a strong commitment to teaching, and a record of academic accomplishment. As Dartmouth’s chief academic officer, Dever is instrumental in long-range institutional planning and implementation, including the integration of academic and student-life programs. She earned an AB in English and American literature from Boston College and her MA and PhD in English and American literature and language from Harvard University.

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Last Updated: 7/13/14