office for policy studies on violence against women

UK Junior Empowered by Scholarship to Succeed Beyond Expectations

Brandie Cobb is a survivor, but more importantly she is also a “thriver.”

Sexual Assault Can Inhibit Student Success

Recent research by faculty and students in the Office for Policy Studies on Violence Against Women sheds light on the impact sexual assault can have on student performance.

Translating Research into Policy & Practice: The OPSVAW with Carol Jordan

Looking toward a future that protects women and decreases violence, in 2014 the College of Arts & Sciences created the Office for Policy Studies on Violence Against Women (OPSVAW) to the College. The OPSVAW, headed by Carol Jordan, delves into research associated with gendered violence and seeks to use this research to improve policy and the lives of women. In this podcast, Carol Jordan discusses the OPSVAW, its goals, and how it will work as a part of the College of Arts & Sciences.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard

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OPSVAW Supports Five Students

One of the top priorities of the OPSVAW is the support of students, and the 2014-2015 academic year will see the program support five students through graduate fellowships and research assistantships.

One to One - Domestic Violence Research

Carol Jordan, Exec Director of the Office for Policy Studies on Violence Against Women discusses the work at the University of Kentucky to bring a multidisciplinary, scientific perspective to issues of prevention and outreach.

Connections - Carol E. Jordan

Carol E. Jordan, director of the University of Kentucky Office for Policy Studies on Violence Against Women, discusses the latest research from the center. Jordan has authored two books and numerous articles on violence against women, focusing on civil and criminal justice issues; the victimization of college women; and the state of research on violence against women.

Book on Violence Against Women Examines Legislative Reforms and True Stories Behind Them

A new book by Carol E. Jordan examines the struggles of advocates and legislators to bring legal protections to Kentucky victims of violence and abuse.

Carol Jordan Named to Lead Office for Policy Studies on Violence Against Women

The University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences recently announced the Office for Policy Studies on Violence Against Women.
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