Matt Ezzell: Men's Role in Ending Violence Against Women

April 07, 2011
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Cultural Events
Shirley Recital Hall, FAC


In conjunction with Sexual Assault Awareness month, Dr. Matt Ezzell will speak at Salem about men’s role in ending violence against women.  Dr. Matt Ezzell is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at James Madison University. After receiving a BA in Women's Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he joined the rape crisis movement as a full-time educator and crisis advocate. Dr. Ezzell entered graduate school and focused his studies on the sociology of race, class, and gender inequality, non-violent resistance, and feminist theory, finishing his PhD in 2009. He is a board member of the international feminist anti-pornography movement, Stop Porn Culture, and he travels widely speaking and organizing against inequality. Free. Sponsored by the Committee on Cultural Events.