Alcohol’s Role in Sexual Assault Perpetration: Theoretical Model and Research Findings

Antonia Abbey is a Professor of Psychology at Wayne State University.  She received her PhD in social psychology from Northwestern University.  She has a longstanding interest in women's health and reducing violence against women.  Her research interests in the domain of sexual assault include understanding the causes of sexual assault; alcohol’s role in sexual assault; and sexual assault measurement issues.  She has published more than 100 journal articles and book chapters and has served on a variety of national advisory committees.  

This presentation describes Dr. Abbey's research that focuses on sexual assault etiology, with a focus on alcohol’s role in combination with other risk factors.  Survey and experimental studies are included.    

Event Date: 
02/26/2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Room 1755 SPH I
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor , MI 48106
United States
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