FOCUS is proud to announce a conversation with Dr. Joanne Belknap, Women In Jail.

October 15th, 11am-1pm at the Dairy Center

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Dr. Joanne Belknap, President of the American Society of Criminology, will discuss gender-based abuse and the trajectory of trauma and mental illness to offending among women. The event will be held on October 15th, 2014 from 11am-1pm at the Dairy Center-located at 2590 Walnut Street in Boulder. Dr. Belknap will present research discussed in her recent publication of the fourth edition of her book The Invisible Woman: Gender, Crime, and Justice. As a faculty member of the CU Boulder department of Sociology, Dr. Belknap has received the 2013 Marinus G. Smith Recognition Award, as a faculty member who made a significant impact on the undergraduate student population. Dr. Belknap’s dedication to researching the topics of violence against women, victimization, pathways to jail-roles, and mental illness has lead her to serve on state advisory boards for offenders and on the U.S Attorney General’s Violence Against Women Committee. 

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Please join us on October 15th at 11am in the Dairy Center for a conversation with Dr. Joanne Belknap, Women In Jail.

 

 

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