The recent reports of sexual assaults on college campuses have opened a new debate about notions of masculinity, sex and gender relations. This panel will explore the roots of campus-based sexual violence, strategies to address and prevent it, as well as the implications for the recent California initiative to document and verify sexual intimacy among students.


Jacob Boersema, Visiting Fellow in Cultural Sociology, Yale University

Colleen Cash, President, Hunter Undergraduate Student Government

Jane Sovern, Deputy General Counsel, City University of New York

Nona Willis-Aronowitz, co-founder of Tomorrow magazine, journalist and Fellow at Roosevelt Institute

Moderator: Lynn Chancer, Chair, Sociology, Hunter College


Yes Means Yes: Understanding Sexual Violence on College Campuses | Posted on October 14th, 2014 | Public Policy Program Events, Public Programs, Student Events