Monday, April 5, 2010

Dr. Rivera speaks on campus panel about DV issues

Dr. Marny Rivera, Justice Center faculty, will speak about domestic violence issues as part of a panel on Wednesday, April 7, 12 noon - 1:30 p.m. in The Den, UAA Student Union. This program is presented by UAA against Domestic Violence. Chancellor Fran Ulmer will open the session, and Judge Karen Hunt (Ret.), Anchorage Superior Court, will moderate the event.

Other panel members include Melissa Emmal, Abused Women's Aid in Crisis (AWAIC); Dr. Randy Magen, UAA School of Social Work; Detective Michael Beckner, University Police Department (UPD); and Pamela Washington, Anchorage Municipal Prosecutor's Office.

Light snacks and refreshments will be served. A resource fair will also be held from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. in the Student Union Hallway.

Justice Center research on domestic violence issues can be found on the Justice Center website.