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.
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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