Interview: Why DVAM on Campus

Last month for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I wrote a series of op-eds for The Eagle on domestic violence on campus. Covering topics from how to respond to your friends when they tell you they’ve experienced domestic violence, to campus specific-forms of abuse, this series covered a lot of ground. A few weeks later, The […]

Domestic Violence on College Campuses (Part 3)

Today may be the last day of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but our work is far from done. Check out the final piece of my three-part series on domestic violence on campus, in which I address two challenging forms of abuse: digital abuse and stalking. Read it here!

The Jewish Response to Domestic Violence

My latest for the wonderful Jewish Women’s Archive is up! In this piece, I look at the history of shalom bayit and the incredible women fighting to eliminate domestic violence in Jewish households. Read it here.

Domestic Violence on College Campuses (Part 2)

It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Check out my part 2 of three of my series on domestic violence for The Eagle. This piece is all about academic and financial abuse and how those uniquely affect college students. Domestic violence can look many different ways, but if you think you or someone you love is experiencing domestic violence, […]

Domestic Violence on College Campuses (Part 1)

It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Check out my latest for The Eagle in which I discuss what domestic violence can look like on college campuses. Domestic violence can look many different ways, but if you think you or someone you love is experiencing domestic violence, call the National Hotline at 1-800-656-4673 and make an appointment […]

The Jewish Reason to Protect Domestic Violence Survivors Seeking Asylum

I am SO proud of this piece. I wrote this pretty close to when the news broke of Session’s rollback of asylum protections but struggled for weeks to find a place that would publish it. Thank you so much to Jewish Women’s Archive for believing in it! Read it here. “We cannot forget domestic violence survivors at […]

The road to renewing VAWA in 7 steps (call your reps)

Finally, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has been introduced for reauthorization in the House on Thursday, July 26th by Sheila Jackson Lee (D) of Texas’s 18th district. Here’s a breakdown of everything you need to know: . 1) There are very, very minimal changes to VAWA this time around, due to the political climate […]

The Importance of Language and Terminology for Anti-Intimate Partner Violence Professionals and Victims.

It is easy (or perhaps, at least, easier) for those in academia to define, conceptualize, and describe intimate partner violence (IPV, also known as domestic violence (DV)). The pedagogical definition describes “physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse. This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or same-sex couples […]