Students and community members will have the chance to learn about responses to rape and sexual assault on the University of Alabama campus. Representatives from the law school, Title IX office, the Women and Gender Resource Center, Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, the Tuscaloosa Police Department, and a student organization combating rape and sexual assault will discuss how Alabama and the university campus are addressing sexual assault during a community panel September 14th at The University of Alabama.

The panel will be held from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Room 159 of Russell Hall on the UA campus. This event, which is organized by the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, is open and free to the public. A reception will immediately follow.

Panelists include:

  • Madeline Anscombe, President of Not on My Campus
  • Courtney Cross, Assistant Professor and Director of the Domestic Violence Law Clinic at UA
  • Jessica Humber, Deputy Coordinator of the UA Title IX Office
  • Yuri Linetsky, Assistant Professor and Director of the Civil Law Clinic at UA
  • Ariane Prohaska, Associate Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Zoe Winston, Peer Education Programs Coordinator of the UA Women and Gender Resource Center

The event will be moderated by Dr. Jennifer Kenney, an assistant professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Questions for the panel can be submitted in advance by email to cjchair@ua.edu.  Those who attend the event will be able to ask questions real-time during the panel via twitter, text, or email.

For more information, please email the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at cjdept@as.ua.edu.