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LEWISBURG, Pa. — Walter DeKeseredy, professor of criminology at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, will give the lecture, "Male Peer Support and Woman Abuse on the College Campus: Research, Theory and Policy," March 29 at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.
The lecture, which is open to the public without charge, is part of the First Annual Sharon Fisher Bassett '73 Foundation Memorial Lecture Series sponsored by the psychology department.
In addition to being a professor of criminology at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, DeKeseredy is one of the foremost international authorities on sexual assault and woman abuse.
The author of Woman Abuse in Dating Relationships: The Role of Male Peer Support and Women, Crime and the Canadian Criminal Justice System, he has co-authored several others including Woman Abuse: Sociological Perspectives with Ronald Hinch; Woman Abuse: A Sociological Story with Linda MacLeod; Contemporary Social Problems in North American Society with Shahid Alvi and Desmond Ellis; and Crime in a Public Housing Community with Shahid Alvi, Martin Schwartz and E. Andreas Tomaszewski.
DeKeseredy also will participate in the Writers at Work series March 30 from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 200G Roberts. The Writers at Work series facilitates informal conversation between writers and interested members of the community.
Story posted March 20, 2006