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Collaborating for Change: Transforming Cultures to End Gender-Based Violence in Higher Education

Susan Marine and Ruth Lewis


In the midst of unprecedented attention to gender-based violence (GBV) globally, prompted in part by the #MeToo movement, this book provides a new analysis of how higher education cultures can be transformed. It offers reflections from faculty, staff, and students about how change has happened and could happen on their campuses in ways that go beyond implementation of programs and policies. Building on what is already known from decades of scholarship and practice in the United States, and more recent attention elsewhere, this book provides an interdisciplinary, international overview of attem ... More

Keywords: gender-based violence, higher education, transformation, collaborations, sexual violence, culture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190071820
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190071820.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Susan Marine, editor
Associate Professor, Higher Education Graduate Program, Merrimack College

Ruth Lewis, editor
Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences, Northumbria University

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Susan B. Marine and Ruth Lewis

Section 1 Naming and Theorizing GBV in Universities

1 Transforming Campus Rape Culture

Diane Crocker and Marcus A. Sibley

Section 2 Transforming Students and Students Transforming

3 Teaching “Love and War”

Dawn Barker Floyd and Michael Funk Deckard

Section 3 Building Collaboratives to End GBVWithin the University and Beyond

5 Feminist Activism Among Academic Staff in the Movement to Address Gender-Based Violence on Campus

Catherine Donovan, Khatidja Chantler, Rachel Fenton, and Kelly Bracewell

6 Leveraging Partnerships Between Faculty and Staff to Transform Rape Culture on Campus

Andrew J. Rizzo, L. B. Klein, Zachary Ahmad-Kahloon, Meera Seshadri, LaWanda Swan, and Lee Helmken Cherry

7 Building Authentic Partnerships for Responding to Gender-Based Violence in Universities

Michele Burman, Kathryn Dawson, Lauren McDougall, Karen Morton, and Fatemeh Nokhbatolfoghahai

8 Challenging Institutional Resistance

Arlette Gautier, Marie-Laure Déroff, Pierre-Guillaume Prigent, and Sophie Hellégouarch


Ruth Lewis and Susan B. Marine