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InCHIP Lecture: Christine Gidycz

Thursday, January 28, 2016
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Storrs Campus
J. Ray Ryan Building, Room 204

InCHIP Lecture Series, Spring 2016

“Sexual Violence: A Major Public Health Problem”

Christine Gidycz, PhD

- Professor of Psychology, Ohio University

***Lecture Location***

Video Conference Room 204 on the second floor of the Ryan Building at 2006 Hillside Road at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. For directions and maps, see:


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*** About the Speaker ***

Christine A. Gidycz, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Ohio University is the director of the Laboratory for the Study and Prevention of Sexual Assault. She has conducted investigations pertaining to sexual assault correlates and risk factors, and factors that contribute to the sexual revictimization of women. She has also studied the co-occurrence of various forms of violence with both men and women. Dr. Gidycz is also interested in rape resistance strategies in women and developed the Ohio University Sexual Assault Risk Reduction Program which is designed to decrease women’s risk for sexual victimization. Additional interests include bystander behavior as it relates to sexual assault and the evaluation of social norms and bystander interventions to prevent sexual perpetration. She has published numerous articles and book chapters addressing sexual assault issues and has served on a number of state and national committees to address issues related to sexual assault.

***Web Stream***

LIVE: The InCHIP Lectures Series can be viewed via a live web stream by clicking on the webcast “play button” for the selected talk. ARCHIVED: If you missed the live webcast, use the same button to access the archived video, available by the afternoon of the next business day.

***About the InCHIP Lecture Series***

The InCHIP Lecture Series provides an invaluable forum for researchers –- at InCHIP, throughout the UConn community and beyond -– to learn about new work, late-breaking findings, and emerging trends from leading figures in health behavior and health behavior change.

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