Monday, April 4, 2016

Dr. Blumenstein is keynote speaker at Choose Respect event in Anchorage on March 24

Dr.  Blumenstein speaking at Town Square
Park on March 24.
Dr. Lindsey Blumenstein, Justice Center faculty, was the keynote speaker at the Choose Respect March on Thursday, March 24 in Anchorage.  Dr. Blumenstein discussed the 2015 estimates from the statewide Alaska Victimization Survey.

The results from the 2015 Alaska Victimization Survey conducted by the University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center for the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault  (CDVSA) show a decline in intimate partner and sexual violence in Alaska since 2010.  While the numbers are getting better, they remain unacceptably high.
Dr. Blumenstein's research areas include intimate partner violence, campus sexual assault, substance abuse, and criminological theory. The event was sponsored by the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (CDVSA) and the Zonta Club of Anchorage.