“Understanding Sexual Violence on College Campuses”

Monday, March 18, 2019
4:15 PM - 6:15 PM (ET)
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Distinguished Visitors-Sociology

Distinguished Visitor Shamus Khan '00, professor and chair of sociology, Columbia University; member of the core faculty at Columbia's Population Research Center at the Mailman School of Public Health and; member of the executive committee of the Institute for Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Khan's work is primarily within the areas of cultural sociology and stratification, with a strong focus on elites. He is the author of Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul’s School (Princeton 2011);  and The Practice of Research (Oxford 2013, with Dana Fisher). Most recently Khan has been working on the Sexual Health Initiative to Foster Transformation (SHIFT), which seeks to understand sexual health and sexual violence at the Columbia and Barnard communities, and beyond.   In addition to his primary focus, he also writes in the areas of gender theory, deliberative politics, and research methodology.

Tea at 4:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Department of Sociology in conjunction with the Distinguished Visitors Program 

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