UML Campus Voices

Gender & Violence: Exploring Interdisciplinary Perspectives

April 22, 2016

M. Brinton Lykes, Professor of Community Cultural Psychology and Chair, Department of Counseling and Applied Developmental and Educational Psychology, Boston College. Dr. Lykes is also the Associate Director of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice. She works with survivors of war and gross violations of human rights using cultural resources, the creative arts and participatory action research methodologies. 

David Richards, Associate Professor, Department Political Science the Humans Rights Institute, University of Connecticut. He is co-author of "Violence Against Women and the Law" (2015), which uses original data from 196 countries to examine what gender-violence laws exist and how these laws came to be enacted.