Intro Essay

Higher Education’s Role in Preventing and Responding to Gender-Based Violence

Curt Brungardt, Christie Brungardt

One of the critical elements of effectively addressing any social issue in our society is the development and utilization of a rich body of knowledge


Primary Prevention and Risk Reduction for College-Level Sexual Assault Prevention: Illustrating the Benefits of a Combined Approach

Mellisa Holtzman, Chadwick Menning

A summary of assessment findings from an exemplary program and discuss implications and future directions for program development and testing

Participant Reactions to Questions about Gender-Based Sexual Violence: Implications for Campus Climate Surveys

Jennifer M. Gómez, Carly P. Smith, Marina N. Rosenthal, Jennifer J. Freyd

Concerns continue to be raised about the safety of asking participants about prior victimization

Cultivating Partnerships: A Case Study for Moving Beyond Campus-Centric Approaches to Sexual Violence Prevention

Wm. Michael Fleming, H. Alan Heisterkamp

The prevalence of sexual violence on college campuses and in secondary schools requires institutional action

The Grief of a Teacher: Reflections on Trauma, Dis/Connections, and Institutional Paradox

Deborah J. Cohan

Relationships between violence itself and the situation of being contingent, each predicated on isolation

Community Partnerships Foster the Inception of a SANE/SART Program in Western Kansas

Carol Groen, Jessica Albers

This article highlights a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Response Team (SANE/SART) program developed by a community in rural Kansas focused on offering comprehensive services to sexual assault victims

Sticks and Stones May Break Our Bones, and Verbal Abuse WILL Hurt Us

Alexandra Shaw

When playground bullies enter college, residence hall facilities can become their new “sandbox,” and gender-based discriminatory language is one way bullying can manifest itself