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Monica Nixon, Assistant Vice President for Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice; Allison Tombros Korman, Senior Director, Culture of Respect; and Jill Dunlap, Director of Research and Policy, share their perspectives on the national sexual violence conversation and where we go from here.
The hearings for Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh brought feverish attention late last week across the country and internationally, even for those who don’t typically follow politics. The hearings included testimony by Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford, who bravely testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about being sexually assaulted in high school, an assault which Kavanaugh has been accused of committing. Attention to the hearings has no doubt been driven, in part, by the #MeToo movement and the growing intolerance for sexual misconduct in our culture. Institutions of higher education have been at the forefront of this culture change, spurred by student activism and increased federal focus on Title IX protections for students since 2011.
As headlines about Dr. Blasey Ford’s anticipated testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee flood our newsfeeds, Brandeis University professor of social policy, law, and women’s, gender and sexuality studies Anita Hill offers advice to the Senate about how to avoid mistakes of the 1991 Justice Clarence Thomas hearings.